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The lake of tears

The ‘Barapani’ which translates as ‘the big water’ is a huge expanse of water (lake) cached among the ranges of the scenic Khasi Hills, in a place called… 228 more words


Ailing NEHU

If one makes a google search for a good university, he or she would expect entries related to academics, new programmes, research projects, inventions by research scholars, bright results etc. 392 more words


Suspense over

Ardent Basaiawmoit has little chance of quitting, as he had hinted recently, after the United Democratic Party (UDP) giving him a ‘second chance’. The chief executive member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) survived the huge revolt within the ruling All Regional Parties’ Alliance (ARPA), thanks to his ‘public support’. 353 more words


Telecom department may order Solar Power deployment in North-East States having network coverage gaps

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) may order the use of Solar Power for expanding the network coverage in the mountainous regions near the Chinese border in the North-Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya. 39 more words


Bridge that divides

Bridges bridge gaps, not always. Sometimes they create divide. The bridge in question is at Motphran, Shillong. The 30-year-young bridge over the ever-busy road has been termed “unsafe” by the authorities, prompting issue of an evacuation order. 397 more words


Dreaming big

No spectacular piece of art or architecture was built without a big dream. Be it the Taj Mahal or the Colosseum, big dreams were always behind their making. 401 more words