Got cracked heels in Summers? Treat it with ‘Ghar Ka Nuska’

Last Updated on July 4, 2020 at 10:07 pmShahnaz Husain Dry skin on your feet is caused by various reasons but cracked heels also referred to as heel fissures develop mainly due to dehydration, extremely hot conditions plus pressure from…

Coronavirus Cogitations: Cheerio

Last Updated on May 3, 2020 at 6:19 pmMonalisa Changkija A post on a friend’s Facebook wall informs that Assam’s Chief Minister held a tele-conference with a group of academicians from various Universities of Assam on the challenges posed by…

Coronavirus Cogitations:   Brother’s Keeper

Last Updated on May 2, 2020 at 5:20 pmMonalisa Changkija Our Chief Secretary’s order, issued today (May 2, 2020), is a wise decision. Basically it says that all lockdown guidelines, as ordered on April 20 last, would be still enforced…

Coronavirus Cogitations:  May Day, May Day 

Last Updated on May 1, 2020 at 7:03 pmMonalisa Changkija Today is May Day. Google says: “May Day, in medieval and modern Europe, holiday (May 1) for the celebration of the return of spring. The observance probably originated in ancient…

Coronavirus Cogitations: Reality of regress

Last Updated on April 30, 2020 at 6:26 pmMonalisa Changkija Today I spent a couple of hours going through stuff on social media and the conclusion I arrived at is very simple ~ we direly need to shape up our…

Coronavirus Cogitations: Et tu, Government of Nagaland?

Last Updated on April 29, 2020 at 6:42 pmMonalisa Changkija What, in the name of the Father and the Son, is COVID-19 cess? Et tu, Government of Nagaland? Come on, this is the last thing the people of Nagaland need.…

Coronavirus Cogitations:  That is us ~ being us

Last Updated on April 28, 2020 at 5:37 pmMonalisa Changkija Before any surgery, doctors order “Nothing by Mouth” to the patient, normally from 10 p.m. on the eve of the scheduled morning of the surgery. This basically means the patent…

Coronavirus Cogitations:  Cataclysmic change

Last Updated on April 27, 2020 at 5:54 pmMonalisa Changkija    First thing first ~ yesterday I wrote about pigs in Assam. I got it wrong. The diseased pigs in Assam are suspected to be afflicted with the African Swine Fever,…

Coronavirus Cogitations: Unbroken 

Last Updated on April 26, 2020 at 5:01 pmMonalisa Changkija Hats off to Mokokchung SP and his team for initiating the self-reliant project of tailoring protective gear for Police personnel in the district. Indeed, a very inspiring venture at this…

Coronavirus Cogitations: What’s there to hide?

Last Updated on April 25, 2020 at 6:39 pmMonalisa Changkija   In my column, titled “It’s galho again today”, of April 1, 2020, I wrote “Everyone must, of course, be brimming with gratitude to our Ministers and Advisors, who have…