Internet Shutdowns in Meghalaya
Alexander L Passah | 20-01-2023

Internet Shutdowns are defined as intentional disruptions in internet services by government authorities. This practice has been highly adopted in the Indian context, and according to Internet Shutdown Tracker (2022), India has registered 690 internet shutdowns. In addition, a report by titled Let the Net Work: Internet Shutdowns in India (2022) has provided a map of the distribution of reasons for internet shutdowns in India. Read More

Corporate Social Responsibility: A Few Issues
Dr. Aruna Deb Roy | 24-06-2022

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities are growing at their pace and are undertaken by the corporates as mandate under the law. But there lays scope for discussion on a few topics which are still in the nascent stage and requires calibration. The issues like accountability through reporting, moral disclosure, social disclosure, and its relationship with CSR. Read More

Social media capital: Future trends in Meghalaya 
By Alexander L Passah | 21-06-2022

Meghalaya has seen a substantial surge in social media usage in recent years. During the pandemic, this was greatly accelerated. Individuals must remain critical of social media and its link with development and employment, despite the numerous benefits that emerge from its use in terms of alternative livelihood prospects. Read More

Natural Language Processing (NLP): A means for human-computer interaction using the Khasi language

By Dr Medari Janai Tham | 21-06-2022

Natural Language Processing (NLP) allows any human language to communicate with a computer. It is a step toward developing tools that will improve a Khasi speaker’s computer usage: for example, he can communicate with non-Khasi speakers via machine translation, which translates Khasi to another language and vice versa; browse the internet and convert the contents to Khasi; and perform simple tasks such as typing text in Khasi and having a tool check the spellings, grammar, and so on. Read More