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Fashion: The tiktok way

Fashion has become a popular theme on TikTok, with some of Indias most popular fashion creators sharing their personal fashion statement on the platform, inspiring millions of users. Fashion has always been a form of creative…

Psychological impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China; towards the end of 2019 and in three months it became an alarming situation globally. In January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new corona virus disease, COVID-19;…

Meghalaya’s COVID strategy is on the right track

By Sandra Albert and Glenn Kharkongor Decision-making rests on the twin factors of assumptions and absolutes. Arriving at the best balance between these two elements needs analytical and astute leadership. The Meghalaya government, by…

Sleep well to boost immunity

Amid the lockdown, social distancing and "work from home", we are increasingly spending more time within four walls. Our humble bed has become a permanent station for many us to do office work, binging on our favourite series, news and…

Early signs of Parkinson’s disease

While the focus remains on the pandemic its easy to forget that there are many other illnesses which patients are struggling with. Parkinson's disease and related disorders is common in people above 60 years of age. Parkinson's disease is…

A Covid testing plan for Meghalaya

By Sandra Albert and Glenn Kharkongor While there are many features of the spread of the virus that are common to different countries and regions, there are also differences that need consideration and calibration in the planning of the…

Sky this month

By Prashant Naik The chart above shows the night sky over Shillong during the month of April 2020 at 8.00 p.m. Shillong being at 25.5o N,latitude we see mostly northern constellations. The E-W line shows the celestial equator and the…

Practise pilates for agility

As we stay in, practise social distancing and isolation, taking care of our health becomes very important. Maintaining the healthy state is very important in order to avoid contracting the COVID-19, says a fresh guideline by the WHO. While…

Eat fiber-rich food daily to cut breast cancer risk

Having fiber-rich food like wholegrain breakfast cereals including fruits, vegetables and whole grains can reduce breast cancer risk, says a new study. Soluble fiber was associated with lower risks of breast cancer, and higher total fiber…

How about a Quarantini?

Self-isolation isnt always a bad thing, especially if you have a well-stocked bar! The only catch, not all of us know how to make our go-to cocktail at home! We called in the experts from Diageo India to help us perfect our amateur run as…