Articles by Babatdor Dkhar
Feb 19, 2017
NBA All-Star Weekend 2017: From Kevin Durant to LeBron James, the best of the league set to clashThis year’s All-Star Game is its 66th Edition, and the game will be played on 19 February. The best from the Western Conference face off against the most elite that the Eastern Conference has to offer.
Feb 12, 2017
Despite Russell Westbrook's efforts, Oklahoma City Thunder lacked firepower in loss to Golden State WarriorsOklahoma City Thunder played their hearts out and Russell Westbrook dropped 47 points. But they just did not have enough firepower and the Warriors won 130-114.
Jan 17, 2017
NBA: Golden State Warriors make statement win, crush Cleveland Cavaliers with team workThe 39-point win was a statement that the Warriors knew they needed to make after having lost four straight games to the Cavaliers stretching back to the NBA Finals.
Jan 13, 2017
MLA Dorphang arrested for rape: Will people in Meghalaya repent for electing a former militant?The victim here is a minor, a 14-year-old- Ichamati girl.
Jan 11, 2017
NBA MVP race: Why the talk around Russell Westbrook vs James Harden feels prematureThe race for the NBA MVP, according to analysts, has narrowed down to James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Jan 07, 2017
NBA: Can the Golden State Warriors hold on to their 'super team' with 3 big stars?For the past two years, the Golden State Warriors have won an incredible 72 games each. That’s dazzling by any yard of measurement. Which begs the question – did the Golden State Warriors really need Kevin Durant?
Dec 24, 2016
NBA: 'Super teams' Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers on course for rematch in Finals?Provided the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers play to their full potential, the two teams should meet in the NBA Finals again this season.
Oct 02, 2016
We need to talk about cultural appropriation: Why I agree with Lionel ShriverWith her keynote speech at the Brisbane Writers Festival, Lionel Shriver has put front and centre the 'disease' of cultural appropriation.
Sep 10, 2016
Uranium mining: Will India's atomic needs spare those in Meghalaya's Domiasiat?There is a sense of helplessness and angst among the thousands of Khasis who are fighting helplessly against what they perceive to be complete injustice at the hands of the government.
Sep 06, 2016
Shillong's drug problem: Alcoholism does not scare families the way addiction to narcotics doesDrug addiction in Shillong and different parts of the state among young men is a growing problem that could mirror Manipur of the 90s