At 24, she has already carved a niche for herself. An invincible part of the Shillong Chamber Choir and regarded as one of the finest soloist, Shillong’s Ibarisha Lyngdoh was in Colombo as one of the judges at the 4th Pacific Choir Games and Grand Prix of Nations Colombo 2017. Excerpts from the interview THE … More Ibarisha Lyngdoh: Beyond Choir
Conducted by Steven Lalsangliana Ralte, Mizo Cardinal Choir (MCC) over the years has created a niche for itself in the world of (choir) music from Northeast. Its Rubaroo rendition is one of the most talked about performances online. MCC director Zodingliana speaks at length about MCC’s journey so far Unfolding MCC Story Mizo Cardinal Choir … More Beyond Contemporary Choir
First Few Words Despite assurances from the Centre that no land from Arunachal Pradesh, Assam or Manipur will be ceded to Greater Nagaland (Nagalim) as the peace talks between the Government of India and NSCN (IM) have picked up space over the past few weeks, a sense of fear, however, has gripped the people of … More Understanding Naga Peace Accord
Water war is real. It will take place. One day or the other, for sure. … More Water War: An Impending Reality
This is one of those articles which always bring a smile on my lips. I experienced death from the closest quarters. This is an old story from the vault … More Mechuka Mayhem
Prelude Narendra Modi, after assuming the office of Prime Minister in May 2014, declared about his plans of creating ‘smart cities’ across India and accordingly the ministry chalked out a rough plan about the looks of a smart city. As a Guwahatian, I feel fortunate of the fact that my city too has featured in … More Smart City’s Un-Smart Traffic
So, today is January 1, 2018. The very first day of a fresh year. But what is there, rather I shall write, what was there today about which I should rejoice? Let me count… Well, I woke at the usual time. Did my usual work. Since the office was closed, the professional me was off-duty! … More What’s In A New Year?
I don’t know how I shall pour it out. Nor do I know if, even at all, I should write it down, post in and share it and let others read the dilemma of a soul who is constantly trying to root its roots deep inside the fertile land of dreams, aspirations, hopes, and limitless … More Conversation Of A Confused Soul
In any inter-personal relationship or argument, a truth has three parts. The first part of the truth is the truth that I think and believe to be true. The second part of the truth is the truth which the other person believes to be true. The third part of the truth, well is that part in which … More Ego Vs E, Go!
A joke is only a joke only till it tickles the funny bone, but when it starts making fun of your identity, your community- remember it is time the joke has turned into Frankenstein. I blame myself for being the initiator of this Frankenstein making process … More Feat. Mr Rajkumar
I was alone that day, sitting on the footpath, puffing my last cigarette from the packet I had bought especially for her. I had already exhausted my own stock. I waited and waited…but she did not show up. I have known her for the past 5 years and in all these years she never missed … More The Leftover
A poem that I have tried after, may be almost a decade. Even though it is amateurish, but… … More Reality In A Reel
Social media posts, posted in your memory, through which your closed ones have questioned and accused you and have pointed fingers, made things worse for me. Those posts are all irrelevant now, aren’t day? … More Butterfly Effect
I am working more with the children and youths so that the generation next thinks in a more creative way and realises that life is much more than the ‘guns’ they have seen so far … More Pabitra Rabha: Back Home
I don’t follow any rules of enhancing the techniques! I just play to exercise my fingers and hands and to keep them fit. Usually my left hand is under a lot of stress. … More Kalyan Baruah: He Started It All