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Brave new world The world is same but the order new, Monarchy is a thing of bygone era; People are enjoying the basic freedoms, And life has become a multi-layered fora; This is entirely a brave new world, Where miles to go is…

Rao, reality & advaita

He is counted among the trinity that includes Mulk Raj Anand and RK Narayan and his belief that the philosophy of ‘Advaita or non-dualism offers a solution to the political and social problems of the contemporary world makes K Raja Rao…

It’s not all stress & despair

The first few days of the lockdown might have been enjoyable but as days went by, many people felt different degrees of anxiety, restlessness and despair. But there are many silver linings to this. We are seeing a state of “lockdown”…

Mask-uerade

Somebody stop me’. These are the exact words which keep screaming in my head every time I put on the mask, a necessary accessory in the post-COVID time. And no, I do not do a Jim Carrey in The Mask because the impact of my face gear is more…

Treasure to be cherished

By H Lato Jaintia Hills, located in the eastern part of Meghalaya, is blessed with abundant rainfall and a picturesque landscape dotted with rolling hills, meandering rivers, cascading waterfalls and rich forests. The Jaintia tribes, also…

Iewduh memories

By Mebanda Blah Dkhar Lockdown shopping from the locality has become a new normal and like everyone else, I am glad that shops are opening though I must admit I miss my Iewduh. My husband and friends just cannot understand how I can have…

Land of unusual biodiversity

By Arpiyush Ch. Sangma A team of experts from the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources — an organisation under the Indian Council of Agriculture Research specially set up to work as a nodal organisation for management of the plant…

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Dihing Patkai writing her vlog If you be humble without reason, you will grow up with a divine conscience Of selflessness! -Quote-67 Pranjit I am not aware of my recognition If people call me Amazon of East! Unaware of adjectives As…

There’s always a way

By Bhogtoram Mawroh,  Chenxiang Rimchi N Marak, & Janak Preet Singh The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the economy throughout the world with small businesses being particularly vulnerable because of their lack of capital to tide over…

Things I did during lockdown

Sweet are the uses of adversity”. This above quotation is apt for pessimistic people during this lockdown. We are all thinking that corona is a monster, but it’s interesting to note that corona is the best teacher during this lockdown…