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Eat healthy, sleep well this monsoon

After the scorching summer, rainy season unarguably is the most cherished because it comes with a lot of fun-filled moments. Rains are known to make the climate pleasant but at the same time proliferate the growth of bacteria causing a…

Mind your spit

The one thing that makes most Indians feel like an indomitable achiever, though for a split second, is undoubtedly spitting. If one notices closely, one would see the distinctive changes in the face of a person before he or she spits out…

Story of travails from Italy to India

The Director of Shillong’s Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures and Museum (DBCICM), Dr (Fr) Manoj Churuliyil Abraham SDB, PhD, MA, MCom, BEd, travelled from down south up to the North East as a young boy to join the Salesians of Don…

‘The old world does not meet the new’

The Oracle Hidden behind the flailing shopfronts, past the narrow gulley through a consenting orifice, through the dusty lanes with billowing juniper and dung plumes, beyond the staccato sheds of mud plaster and hollow bricks, a leap…

A talent lost too early

By Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee Born in 1970 at a tea garden near Silchar at his grandfather’s place, Nabarun Bhattacharya was brought up in Shillong where his father worked in the AG office. His early schooling started at All Saints’…

India & its mysteries

India, which is considered the oldest country to have a well-planned city with the oldest civilisation in the world, has some hidden truths that not many know about. This country has created wonders in every field, including science and…

The Way Forward

By Bhogtoram Mawroh In their 2013 document, Food Security and Sovereignty (Base Document for Discussion), FAO stated, “Without the right to food one cannot guarantee life, dignity or the enjoyment of other human rights.” The importance of…

Lockdown stories of the hearth

By Damica Marcia Mawlong The pandemic has made, and is still making, headlines and unravelling shocking stories of struggle and injustice. And yet many stories remain unsaid and unknown. These are stories of common people who are…

Versatile oats for breakfas

Oats is multi-faceted when one needs to prepare quick and healthy bites. Earlier too, we had suggested healthy and nutrient-rich oats snacks. This time, Toshali Mandal is back with two more easy-to-make recipes with oats as a key…

Gender disparity in Nagaland

Women empowerment not only means a gender-specific emancipation but has a long-term socio-economic impact, and this makes a thorough study about the role of women in any society imperative. A new book, Women in Socio-economic and Cultural…