Sunday, March 25, 2018

Alarming rate of drug addiction among youths

According to a government report, Arunachal has emerged as the top among illegal opium producers in the country given its geographical closeness to the...

Fire: Turning festivity into tragedy

Monday Musing Winter months bring festivities home. These are the days we spend time with family and friends, eat special food and treats. But the...

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,...

Of memories and potatoes

Monday Musing This is about Nyikam an old woman and a grandmother, my first teacher who spoke no Hindi, English or Assamese. The trusted weather-woman, brilliant...

A river that needs special attention

Government agencies took almost two months to reveal the probable cause of the Siang river turning muddy - that too after a biological scientist...

Destination Mechukha: A painter’s delight

Monday Musing Someone once said, "It's not about the destination; it's about the journey", but sometimes, it is about the destination, especially if the destination...

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....

A step towards social redemption

Revenge system that continues to prevail has been the 'curse of East Kameng district. It hangs like the proverbial sword that everyone is scared...

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...

Talent pool and crumbling sports infrastructure

India, for the first time in its football history, organized the U-17 World Cup last month. Being a host country, the country got the...


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