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How Laitumkhrah Of Meghalaya Is Coping With Covid Pandemic

May 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Meghalaya Congress MLA Ampareen Lyngdoh has hired a guest house at Laitumkhrah and converted it into a 10-bed corona care centre.

Sauropod Dinosaurs Fossils Dating Back A 100-Million Years Unearthed In Meghalaya

May 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to researchers, the fossils found might belong to that of sauropod dinosaurs with a Titanosaurian origin.

Scientists Discover New Bamboo-Dwelling Bat Species In Meghalaya

The species, which has been named Eudiscopus denticulus (disk-footed bat), has prominent ‘disk like pads on its thumb with a bright orange colouration’

Defamation Law Meant To Curb Free Speech, Needs To Be Revoked: Patricia Mukhim

Mar 30, 2021 Midhat Fatimah

Patricia Mukhim, editor of ‘Shillong Times’ speaks to Outlook about free speech, the need for journalists to unite, and the criminal case against her that was recently quashed by the Supreme Court.

SC Dismisses FIR Against Journalist Patricia Mukhim Over Facebook Post

Patricia Mukhim’s counsel had earlier argued before the apex court that there was no intention to create disharmony or conflict through the post

18 March, 2021

Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik Backs Protesting Farmers: What He Said

Outlook Web Bureau

Satya Pal Malik said that the prime minister and home minister should not send farmers home from Delhi empty-handed.

15 March, 2021

Meghalaya Governor Extends Support To Protesting Farmers, Urges Centre Not To Offend Them

Outlook Web Bureau

'When the farmers go to sow (crops), there is some price, and when they go to reap it, the price decreases by almost Rs 300', says Meghalaya governor

16 January, 2021

Family Health Survey Reveals Rising Prevalence Of NCDs In India

Dr. Kanika Agarwal and Ms. Ishita Agarwal

The recent report of NFHS indicates a high prevalence of overweight/obesity, hypertension and elevated random blood glucose levels in Indian men and women

16 December, 2020

The Family Health Survey And Some Food For Thought

Veena S Rao

Can our policymakers revisit and redesign the government nutrition programmes to obtain results?

29 November, 2020

29 November, 2020

Nagaland Minister Expresses Shock Over Meghalaya's Proposal For New Land Lease Agreement


'It is a matter of trust and confidence between two governments,' Nagaland Housing Minister Tongpang Ozukum said.


21 November, 2020

Editor’s Guild A Cozy Club, Don’t Want To Be Part Of Toothless Body: Patricia Mukhim

Preetha Nair

Editor of Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, speaks to Outlook about criminal charges against her.

18 November, 2020

Nigerian Commission Seeks Release Of 12 Nationals Lodged In Meghalaya Prisons


The arrested Nigerians are languishing in prisons in Meghalaya even after completing their six-month jail terms

29 October, 2020

Govt Makes Packaging Of Food Grains In Jute Bags Mandatory


Decision to benefit 4 lakh workers in jute sector along with thousands of farmers, says Prakash Javadekar

23 October, 2020

Meghalaya Students Union Puts Up Anti-Bengali Posters, Police Pulls Them Down


The banners, reading 'All Meghalaya Bengalis are Bangladeshis', were put up by the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) at various places in the state.

13 October, 2020

90-Year-Old Man Buried Alive For ‘Witchcraft’ In Meghalaya, Body Exhumed


The body with hands and legs tied and face covered was exhumed on Monday from a 5-feet-deep pit.

25 September, 2020

Drugs, Guns And Four Stories From The Northeast

Binalakshmi Nepram

Chemicals from India help make heroin in Myanmar, which in turn has devastated India’s northeast with the help of venal druglords, politicians, and even some elements of the armed forces


10 September, 2020

Meghalaya Launches Rs 220 Crore Piggery Mission

Outlook Bureau

The largest mission of its kind in India, it seeks to help Meghalaya emerge as a pig breeding and processing hub.

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Police personnel guard outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin wave towards media as the latter arrives at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta