Out of the mouth of babes

Out of the mouth of babes

The writer’s pets   Alemtula Longchar “Bad things happen to good people. That’s what I remind myself everyday.” Wisdom from my teenage son.   Don’t be misled. He likes Jeremy Clarkson. And Chris Tucker. And anime.   But one morning was every working-mother’s nightmare. Every little thing was either getting delayed or burning or boiling […]

Simple ways to protect lips during summer

Simple ways to protect lips during summer

IANS Lip care is very important in summer. So, keep your lip balm handy to protect them, say experts.   Hema Sharma Datta, Head — Skin Care and Cleansing, R&D, The Himalaya Drug Company, tells why it is important to protect lips in summer.   * Lips lack natural protective oil: Our skin contains sebaceous […]

Art dealings with trauma

Art dealings with trauma

Trauma is such a terrible word, isn’t it? I suspect the word trauma has become a scapegoat word for people to blame their own ill conduct on. If they behave rudely, or if they react unreasonably in certain situations, they now have the option of blaming it on traumatic experiences in their past life. I […]

A Personal Review – Temsula Ao’s book “Aosenla’s Story”

A Personal Review – Temsula Ao’s book “Aosenla’s Story”

Book Review: Book Review: Aosenla’s Story; Author: Temsula Ao; Publisher: Zubaan; Paperback; Pages: 203; Price: Rs 495   Wapangla Imchen At a confusing time of noises erupting for women empowerment and gender equality, Aosenla’s Story presents an interesting and thought provoking read which might help one to clear the air of uncertainty hovering in the minds […]

When the ice melts

When the ice melts

The ice is melting. It is a fact. Climate change is real. The saddest thing about climate change is that there exist politicians and world leaders who do not want it to be voiced. A climate scientist has been repeatedly silenced by a number of politicians who think he is a prophet of doom. How […]

Harassment of NE people in metros – Tackling its menace

Harassment of NE people in metros – Tackling its menace

Atsung Imchen: Why do we keep hearing news about young boys and especially women (Sexual assault) working out of state face the same issue over and over again?   Before we begin shouting “discrimination” “Cheap Indians” is there something we are overlooking? I strongly believe that most of the cases are due to negligence, inability […]

The bear that came to church

The bear that came to church

A friend who is a priest worked for a few weeks as substitute priest in the church on Longyearbyen, Svalbard. He gave me this rather sweet story: The church on Longyearbyen, the main township, always keeps its doors open. Visitors can come in and sit in the church and meditate or take pictures. Filming is […]

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