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Tuk-tuk diplomacy

By Krittika Sharma Don’t be surprised the next time you spot an auto-rickshaw with a diplomatic number plate weaving through Delhi traffic. It is possibly one of the American diplomats who have taken a fancy to the ubiquitous three-wheeler…

Disabilities, a serious matter

By K.J. Jose The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd, was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly.The observance of the Day aims to protect and promote an understanding…

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Photo theme - #CherryBlossom  Sushila Upadhya  Nilanjan Roy  Polasi Prova Sen  Divyanka Dasgupta Sunsun Marak  Aparna Tripathi  Next week’s theme -…

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Devishi Saket, Class IV, Army Public School, Shillong (Winner) Ankita Singh, Class IV, St. Mary's LP School …

‘Taxi Travails’

By Priyan R Naik My first encounter with a Shillong taxi was in Guwahati. Accustomed to the smart taxi services such as Ubers and Olas, I thought the best way to get to Shillong would be to book one of them.  Many attempts later, one Uber…

Sir Akbar Hydari, Governor of Assam

By Nurul Islam Laskar The Shillong Municipal Board has a long history dating back to 1878 when a proclamation was issued constituting Shillong and its suburbs, including the villages of Mawkhar and Laban, into a station under the Bengal…

Doctor Billian Pariat – A woman ahead of her times

Billian Pariat, who probably very few know of, was a lady with a fascinating personality who lived in the first half of the last century . She was born on May 25th, 1906, daughter of Late Eridia Pariat and Late Bang Singh Giri Wahlang,…

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Photo theme - #ViewFromMyWindow Chiontim Karam B. Sangma Mriganka Phukan Saanvi Sachdev Vicky Vadera Next…