Sunday, March 25, 2018

Money lending: the culture of 10%

Unauthorised money lending culture in Arunachal Pradesh has ostensibly become an uncontrollable social menace. Over the years, this culture has maimed hundreds of families,...

The NERIST unrest

The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) took centre stage this past week. When we first followed the story of the NERIST...

Keepers of Pakke

The Pakke Tiger Reserve is a rehabilitation home for many animals that have been orphaned because of poaching. One of them is a month-old elephant...

Put children’s safety first

Monday Musing There is much anger among people following rising cases of crimes against children in the state and a growing sense of distrust has...

Inaction continues as drug menace thrives

Monday Musing The state government had allocated Rs 10 crore in the last budget for modernizing drug de-addiction centres across Arunachal Pradesh. The budget session for...

A ticking bomb waiting to explode

Monday Musing The formation of three natural dams on the Yorlung-Tsangpo river in Tibet has created panic among the people downstream in Arunachal Pradesh. As...

Hopes from smart city

Monday Musing There is an air of optimism following the inclusion of Itanagar under the smart city project by the ministry of urban development. Pasighat town...

‘Unspoken words’ inspire young poets to speak up 

Monday Musing Poetry does magic with its sublime words; so does art, to those who have a taste for it. Many great poets have translated...

Living on your own

Monday Musing There will come a time when many of us who have lived sheltered lives with our families will have to finally step out...

From the hallowed grounds

Monday Musing The Arunachal Pradesh Raj Bhavan has seen some interesting occupants in recent years. Of course Gen JJ Singh undoubtedly was the most popular governor....


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