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The NEHU Journal is internationally refereed and published bi-annually (January-July) by the North-Eastern Hill University Publications, Shillong. The focus of the journal is on India’s North-East and countries bordering it. Contributors are advised to consult notes to contributors.

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Vol. XIX, No 2 - July - December, 2021 (Download)

  1. Cover Page
  2. Editorial
  3. Partition and the early history of the refugee vs immigrant discourse for Assam (1947- 1950)
  4. Ameliorative effect of Olax acuminata Wall. Ex Benth. leaves aqueous extract on high fat diet induced alterations in mice
  5. Parameters of forest usage among the Khasi of Meghalaya
  6. Domestic water sources and water storage tanks among different income group in Aizawl city
  7. Areca nut: Traditional processing, uses and products potential of the husk
  8. Contamination by fake news distributions during the Covid pandemic
  9. Currency notes in circulation can be potential sources of transmissible diseases
  10. Topotecan and (22S)-Budesonide as potential Drug candidates against ORF3a in SARS-CoV-2 virus..
  11. DECLARATION (Form IV Rule 8)

Vol. XIX, Jan - June 2021 (Download)

  1. Cover Page
  2. Editorial
  3. Strategies and Approaches for Enhancing Conservation of Community Forests in Khasi Hills, of Meghalaya: Developing Community Forest Networks
  4. Factors Affecting Incidence and Fatality of Covid-19 Pandemic:A Cross-Country Analysis
  5. Biomineralization Potential of a Ureolytic Fungus Isolated From Mawsmai Cave in Meghalaya
  6. Towards An Understanding of Self-Regulation in Children: Parental Perspectives among the Khasi Community
  7. Corona virus Disease (COVID-19) and livelihood: Impact on Dairy Farmers of Kamrup District, Assam, India
  8. Myth and Reality of Secularism in India: An Analysis
  9. Declaration

Vol. XVIII, No 2, July - December 2020 ( Download)

  1. Cover Page
  2. Editorial
  3. Induced polyploidization in Brassica fruticulosa - a wild relative of Brassicas as potential source for mustard aphid tolerance
  4. Oral health promotion for the indigenous population in India
  5. Socio-ethnomycological validation of Maru Khumbhi (Phellorinia herculeana) occurring in Indian Thar Desert
  6. Climate change adaptation in mountain community of Mustang district, Nepal
  7. Phytotoxic assessment of some monoterpenes and their formulation with leaf extract of Chenopodium ambrosioides
  8. Impact assessment of heavy metal contamination on water quality of underground and open-cast coal mines
  9. Death rituals and afterlife: The Ao-Naga boatman of the dead in Temsula Ao’s poems and the Greek mythological character of Charon
  10. Voltage dependent anion channel-mediated apoptosis: Its role in the pathogenesis of diabetic complications

Vol. XVIII, No.1, January-June 2020 ( Download)

  1. Cover Page
  2. Editorial
  3. The deadly dozen: An overview of the top killer viruses
  4. In vitro seed storage of Paphiopedilum villosum Lind., an endangered lady’s slipper orchid
  5. Colorimetric detection of Pb2+ ions using PVP-capped silver nanoparticles
  6. In-vitro comparative studies of Apium graveolens L. extracts for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity
  7. Photic and nonphotic cues in regulation of seasonal reproduction in birds
  8. Multi-spectroscopic investigation on the contradictory relevance of metal nanoparticles in pharmacological milieu of protein glycation and cholinergic inhibition
  9. First record of new 'invasion' in northeast India by Centaurea cyanus L. (Asteraceae)
  10. Declaration

Vol. XVII, No.1 ( January-June) & No. 2 (July - December), 2019 ( Download)

  1. Cover Page
  2. Editorial
  3. Index of opportunity for natural selection among the Idu Mishmi of Dibang Valley district, Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Effect of temperature on germination of Citrus macroptera, Citrus latipes and Citrus indica seeds
  5. Flavonoids and radiation response of cancer cells: A therapeutic prospective
  6. Nutritional status in relation with age and place of residence among the adult Rongmei Naga of Manipur
  7. A proteomic approach to pesticide stress management in microalgae
  8. Isolation and identification of cellulose degrading bacteria from gut of two herbivorous pest larvae
  9. Agro-forestry: An alternative for Jhum Cultivation in Meghalaya
  10. Migration of tribals and their settlement: A study in Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh
  11. Evaluation of Antioxidant properties of Quercetin in DEN-induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma in BALB/c mice
  12. Atherosclerotic plaque development: Disease Pathogenesis and emerging treatment options
  13. Okra- an important vegetable crop of India
  14. A preliminary note on big data and machine learning technologies

Vol. XVI, No.2, July - December 2018 ( Download)

  1. Cover Page
  2. Editorial
  3. Self-Sacrifice: A Philosophical Analysis from the Perspective of Gender
  4. Sanskritization, Genderization and Process of Making of A Woman
  5. Higher Education and Socio-Cultural and Political Sustainability
  6. Public Distribution Among Tribal Households in Karnataka and Telangana
  7. Agricultural Productivity and its Determinants in Arunachal Pradesh: An Application of Cobb-Douglas type Production Function
  8. Making of a Frontier Literature
  9. Livelihood and Gender: Marginalisation of Khasi Rural Women in Land and Forest Rights
  10. Authenticating the Self in the Slave Narrative of Frederick Douglass’s

Vol. XVI, No. 1, January - June 2018

  1. Cover Page
  2. Editorial
  3. Reconfigured frontier: British policy towards the Chin-Lushai Hills, 1881-1898
  4. The Dilemma of Classification of Income Levels in Social Research
  5. The Challenges of Adopting Innovative Agricultural Practices under Shifting Cultivation in Northeast India
  6. Religious and Cultural Syncretism in Medieval Bengal
  7. Women in Brahmanical Literature: Some Aspects
  8. Oral Tradition for Development Communication
  9. Performance as Philosophy in the context of the Lai-Haraoba
  10. Misc

Vol. XV, No. 2, July-December 2017

  1. Editorial
  2. Economic Reforms and Food Security: Rationale for State Intervention in India
  3. Nutritional Intake and Consumption Pattern in the States of Himachal Pradesh and Meghalaya
  4. Social Audit in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) with Special Reference to Tripura
  5. Irrigation System and Pattern of Crop Combination, Concentration and Diversification in Barddhaman District, West Bengal
  6. Buddhist ‘Theory of Meaning’ (Apohav-ada) as Negative Meaning
  7. Negation in Nyishi
  8. Menstruation Pollution Taboos and Gender Based Violence in Western Nepal
  9. Knowledge of ICT and Computer Proficiency in College and University Teachers: A Survey
  10. Kepler’s Third Law, Dimensional Analysis and More
  11. Guidelines for Authors

Volume . XV, No. 1, January-June 2017 

  1. Editorial
  2. Yes, We Have ‘Tropical Rainforests’, Far Away from the Equator - in Meghalaya!
  3. Study of Molecular Diversity of Un-isolated Frankia alni Present in Nitrogen-fixing Actinorhizal Nodules from India and Germany
  4. Wild Curcumas as Genetic Resources with Medicinal Importance 
  5. Orchids, the Marvelous Plants
  6. Dogmas and Controversies in Handling of Nitrogenous Wastes: Unique Biochemical Adaptational Strategies Evolved in Indian Airbreathing Catfishes to Survive in Extreme Environment 
  7. Pigskin Poison Earthball Mushroom of Meghalaya: An Identification Paradox 
  8. Ecological and Medicinal Importance of Termite Fauna 
  9. Ethno-zoological Practices by Khasis, An Indigenous Tribe of Meghalaya, India
  10. Human Circadian Rhythms and their Health Implications
  11. Book Reviews

Volume XIV, Number 2, July-December 2016

  1. Editorial
  2. Systems of Thought of Hill Tribes of North East India: Have They Achieved the Status of Philosophy?
  3. Bihar’s Education System in Shambles: Building History with the Rubbles of My Fading Memory
  4. Nissim Ezekiel’s Modern Position: ‘A Clean Break with the Romantic Past’
  5. Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Utilization Pattern of Adolescents in Nepal
  6. Educational Status among the Scheduled Tribes: Issues and Challenges
  7. Sal Timber Trade in Goalpara District During Colonial Period
  8. Book Reviews

Volume XIV, Number 1, January-June 2016

  1. Editorial
  2. India’s Northeast as an Internal Borderland:Domestic Borders, Regimes of Taxation, and Legal Landscapes by Zhoto Tunyi & Jelle J P Wouters
  3. Mate Selection: A Sociological Exploration by A.K.Nongkynrih
  4. Missionary Travel Literature and the Representation of Assam by Hashanana Gogoi
  5. Transition to Goods and Services Tax (GST) Regime: Rationale and Impasse by Sanjoy Roy
  6. Regional Imbalances in the Levels of Socio-Economic Development: A Case Study of Malda District, West Bengal by Chand Sultana & Nasim Aktar
  7. The Weight of Forgiveness: A Critical Exposition of Sin in C.S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by Mankhrawbor Dunai
  8. Reinventing Identity: Theatre of Roots and Ratan Thiyam by Subhash Chandra Das
  9. ICT - based ELT at Secondary Level Education in Bangladesh by Md. Zakir Hossain Talukder & Saba
  10. Arsenic Attenuation through Phytochemistry by M.Pathak & Reghvendu Pathak

Volume XIII, Number 2, July-December 2015

  1. Editorial
  2. In Pursuit of History: Discussion on the Collection and Interpretation of Data by David R Syiemlieh
  3. Female Employment Trends in India: A Disaggregated Analysis by Anand Sharma & Sanjoy Saha
  4. Inter-State Variations in Rural Healthcare Infrastructure in North-East India by Lasara M. Lyngdoh
  5. Agricultural Productivity and Productivity Regions in West Bengal by Nasim Aktar
  6. Declining Sex Ratio in Sikkim: A Spatial Analysis by Jayashree Dey
  7. The Gandhian Movement and Railway Workers in Bihar: A Case Study of the Workers of Jamalpur Railway Workshop (1919-1930) by Pushpa Kumari
  8. Experiments with Love: Janice Pariat’s Boats on Land Harpreet Kaur Vohra
  9. Book Reviews

Volume XIII, Number 1, January-June 2015

  1. Editorial
  2. Studies in Aesthetic Delight (Parmananda) in Hindi Film Adaptations by Devika & Piyush Gupta
  3. Shadows Speak: A Need to Revive the Shadow Theatres of India by Arti Nirmal
  4. Mother’s Brother in Matrilineal Societies : A Study of Khasi Matriliny by Angelica Queenie Lyngdoh & A.K.Nongkynrih
  5. Memories of Home and Persecution: A Study of Recent Kashmiri Pandit Narratives by Somjyoti Mridha
  6. Gains from Short-term Public Works: A Review of Performance of MGNREGA in Tripura by Papiya Datta & Snigdha Chakrabarti
  7. Book Reviews

Volume XII, Number 2, July-December 2014

  1. Editorial
  2. Exercise of Pardoning Power in India: Emerging Challenges by J.P. Rai
  3. Combating Child Labour: The Need for a Holistic Approach by Veronica Pala
  4. Conventional Energy to Renewable Energy: Perspective for India by Ali Reja Osmani
  5. Event, Memory and Lore: Anecdotal History of Partition in Assam by Binayak Dutta
  6. Access to Public Health-Care in the Rural Northeast India by Dilip Saikia and Kalyani Kangkana Das
  7. Impact of In-Bed and On-Bank Soil Cutting by Brick Fields on Moribund Deltaic Rivers: A Study of Nadia River in West Bengal by Balai Chandra Das
  8. A Note on Transcribing 4’33” by Aribam Uttam Sharma
  9. Book Reviews

Volume XII, Number 1, January-June 2014

  1. Editorial
  2. Pangs of Being ‘Un-Homed’: Engagements with ‘Displacement’ and ‘Relocation’ in Select Partition Narratives from Bengal by Suranjana Choudhury
  3. State Formation, Legitimization and Cultural Change: A Study of Koch Kingdom by Rup Kumar Barman
  4. Food Processing Industry: Opportunities in North East Region of India by Mohammad Rais, Shatroopa Acharya and Gary W. Vanloon
  5. Productivity Analysis of Rural Banks in India: A Case of Meghalaya Rural Bank by J. U. Ahmed
  6. Non-Government Organisations and Inclusive Growth by Benjamin F. Lyngdoh
  7. Total Factor Productivity Trends in India: A Conventional Approach by Sanjoy Saha
  8. Book Reviews

Volume XI, Number 2, July 2013

  1. Editorial
  2. Social Science Research in North East India: The Position of Sociology by A.K.NONGKYNRIH
  3. Social Exclusion and Ethnicity in North East India by V.BIJUKUMAR
  4. Determinants and Trends of Ideal Family Size in a Matrilineal Set-up by PHRANGSTONE KHONJI
  5. From Rituals to Stage: The Journey of Achik Folk Theatre by BARBARA SANGMA
  6. Gender Relations and the Web of Traditions in Northeast India by RUTH LALSIEMSANG BUONGPUI
  7. Book Reviews

Volume XI, Number 1, January 2013

  1. Editorial
  2. Disparities in Globalization of the World Economies by S.K.MISHRA & BINOD KUMAR
  3. Political Economy of Agrarian Crisis and Subsistence Under Neoliberalism in India by R.V.RAMANA MURTHY
  4. King Nara Narayana’s Military Campaigns in North-East India: An Analysis through Numismatics by DEBAJIT DUTTA
  5. Symbolism of the Mountains: A Study of Selected Poems of Mamang Dai by HARPREET VOHRA
  6. The Manifestations of Cultural Memory in the Poetry of Yehuda Amichai by EVER E. F. SANCLEY
  7. Book Reviews

Volume VIII, Number 1, January 2010

  1. The Megalithic Culture of the Khasis – I by DAVID ROY
  2. Reproductive Health of the Matrilineal Khasis of Meghalaya by LORNA B. BANG
  3. An Empirical Estimation of Loan Recovery and Asset Quality of Commercial Banks by JAYNAL UD-DIN AHMED
  4. Implementation of NREGS in Tripura: An Evaluation by SANJOY ROY
  5. Novel Printed Rectangular Patch Nonopole Antennas with Slit Ground Plane for UMB Applications by RAMU PILLALAMARRI, G. SASI BHUSHANA RAO & S. SRINIVASA KUMAR
  6. On Wave Solutions of Einstein’s Field Equations of General Relativity Containing Zero-Rest-Mass Scalar Fields by M. ANSARI
  7. What is the Mandate of North-Eastern Hill University? By BINOD KUMAR AGARWALA
  8. Is Journal Impact Factor a good Measure of Research Merit? By S. K. MISHRA
  9. Book Review by GEETIKA RANJAN

Volume VII, Numbers 1 & 2, 2009

  1. Transformational Process in Northeast India: The XIV Verrier Elwin Endowment Lectures held on 5-6 March 2008 A C BHAGABATI
  2. Cultural Diversity and Bio-diversity: A Study through Language Diversity C R AGERA
  3. Nationalism in Global Era: A Case Study of Northeast India SUBRAT K NANDA
  4. Tribal Development in India with special reference to Manipur: Trajectory and Literature CHOPFOZA CATHERINE
  5. Tourism in Sikkim: Quest for a Self-Reliant Economy ANJAN CHAKRABARTI
  6. Book Reviews by D K NAYAK and GEETIKA RANJAN

Volume VI, Numbers 1 & 2, 2008.

  1. Interface Between Religion and Culture: A Study through the Narratives  C R AGERA
  2. Sacred Grove, Khasi Society and Worldview P K MISRA & ANGELA RANGAD
  3. Public Sector Banks in the Barak Valley: A Study on Customers’ Satisfaction  JAYNAL UDDIN AHMED
  4. Protection of Witnesses under Criminal Justice Administration in India: A Human Rights Perspective  ARUN KUMAR SINGH
  5. Impact of Supreme Court Order on Forestry in West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya SHEMBHALANG KHARWANLANG & SAVEYNA DKHAR
  6. Small and Medium Sized Business Opportunities in the Tourism Sector of Meghalaya BENJAMIN LYNGDOH
  7. Dzongu in Dilemma CHARISMA K LEPCHA
  8.  Book Reviews

Volume V, Number 1, 2007.

Hindi Version: Guest Editor Dr. D. K. Choubey

  1. Adhunik kal aur Manipuri bhasha ki kavita PROF DEVRAJ
  2. Tripura rajya ke janjatiya samudaya ki dharm tatha sanskriti: kal aur aaj KHUMTIA DEBBARMA
  3. Hindi upanyas mein purbottar Bharat DR GOPAL PRADHAN
  4. Khasi sahitya ke sanskritik pariparswa ki vikas yatra DR MADHAVENDRA PRASAD PANDEY
  5. Arunachal Pradesh ke lok nritya DR VINOD KUMAR MISRA
  6. Arunachal mein Hindi DR SHYAM SANKAR SINGH
  7. Garo sahitya ka sanskritik paridrishya DR SHRUTI PANDEY
  8. Kokborok lok katha ka swarup DR MILAN RANI JAMATIYA
  9. Tulnatmak adhyayan aur Asomiya-Hindi Ram Kabya DR DINESH KUMAR CHOUBEY

Volume IV, Numbers 1 & 2, 2006.

  1. Percival Spear: Historian and Indophile  DAVID R SYIEMLIEH
  2. Historiography of the Formation of Assamese Identity: A Review  MADHUMITA SENGUPTA
  3. Search for Kirat Identity: Trends of De-sanskritisation among the  Nepamul Sikkimese  A C SINHA
  4. Feminism and the Structures of Selfhood: A Brief Study of the Three Indian Feminist Writers  DAPHINDA F WAR
  5. ‘Hoax of Conservation  P K MISRA
  6. Book Reviews

Volume III, Number 2, 2005.

  1. Sovereignty through Indigenous Governance: Reviving `Traditional Political Institutions’ in Northeast India BENGT G. KARLSSON
  2. In Search of the Tribes in Northeast India A. C. SINHA
  3. The Folk Titles in Khasi: A Linguistic Analysis BADAPLIN WAR
  4. State of Water in Shillong B. P. SAHU
  5. Management of Hospital Wastes in Shillong B. S. MIPUN & S. PURKAYASTHA
  6. Book Reviews

Volume III, Number 1, 2005.

  1. Enemy Spirits, Allied Spirits: The Political Cosmology of Arunachal Pradesh Societies PHILIPPE RAMIREZ
  2. The Signifying Dimension of the Folk – A Study of Ka `Tiew Larun ESTHER SYIEM
  3. Narrating Gender and Representing Women in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye DHIRA BHOWMICK
  4. Plurality of Cultures and Interculturality BASIL POHLONG
  5. Cultural Identity and Nationalism in Multi-National Context: The Indian Experience S. K. NANDA
  6. Community Participation in Forest Management in Meghalaya L. CAJEE, H. J. SYIEMLIEH & UBAHUNLANG LYNGDOH TMAR
  7. Book Reviews

Volume II, Number 2, 2004.

  1. The Life and Work of the First Welsh Medical Missionary in the Khasi Hills BASIL GRIFFITHS
  2. Subversion of Conventional Morality in Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure: A Post Modern Perspective T. J. JOSEPH
  3. Anne Bronte as a Devotional Poet S. N. SINGH
  4. Gender and Power: Some Women-centred Narratives from Ao-Naga TEMSULA AO
  5. From Tigerman to Tourism: Changing Narratives DESMOND KHARMAWPHLANG
  6. Book Reviews

Volume II, Number 1, 2004.

  1. The Lyngngams as a Hybrid and Evolving Population R KHONGSDIER
  2. Ethno-historic and Linguistic Background of Lyngngams and their Demographic Structure B.T. LANGSTIEH AND B. M. REDDY
  3. A Lexico-statistic Study of Khynriam and Lyngngam Dialects of the Khasi Language K.S. NAGARAJA
  4. Health Problems of the Aged among the Angami Nagas KETSHUKIETUO DZUVICHU
  5. Need for Counselling: A Study on Degree Students of Shillong ISABELLA LALL
  6. The Bronte Sisters as Poets of Faith S. N. SINGH
  7. Dialogic Space in Art: A Reading of Goutam Biswas’ Art as Dialogue: Essays in Phenomenology of Aesthetic Experience SUKALPA BHATTACHARJEE
  8. Book Reviews

Volume 1, Number 2, 2003.

  1. The Beginning of Mantra: Indian English Poetry Today JAYANTA MAHAPATRA
  2. Gary Snyder, the Poet-sage of Wilderness Values SARANGADHAR BARAL
  3. Nongkrem Dance, Most Ancient and Renowned of Khasi Festivals NIGEL JENKINS
  4. Metamorphosis of Monsters, Dayans and Djinns (The Bijarre and Fantastic in Midnight’s Children) NANDINI BHATTACHARYA
  5. My Writing, My Times ROBIN S. NGANGOM
  6. U Manik Raitong, Icon of Love and Creativity: An Appraisal ESTHER SYEIM
  7. Stories from the Northeast:
    • Civility is all the Counts by S.J.Duncan
    • Gangacharan’s Chompreng by Debabrata Deb
    • Innocence Wears Another Look by Vanneihtluanga
    • The Holy Dip by Anima Dutta
    • One Night by Keisham Priyokumar
    • Windsong in March by Easterine Iralu
  8. Poems by NEHU Poets
  9. Book Reviews

Volume 1, Number 1, 2003.

  1. Process and Agency of Precolonial States in Arunachal Pradesh A.K.THAKUR
  2. The So-called Mongoloids in South Asia: Search for Early African Connection LALIT P. PATHAK
  3. Forest Education and Research in British India: The Beginnings A.C.SINHA
  4. Evolution of Adult Education: A Historical Perspective E. JYRWA
  5. Demographic and Health Traits in Relation to Maternal Education in Northeast India R. KHONGSDIER
  6. Cooperative Movement in Meghalaya: Its Growth, Performance and Weaknesses GURUDAS DAS
  7. Forced Migration, Social Conflict and Adjustment among the Mizos of Mizoram, India B.S.MIPUN AND R. RAMTHARA
  8. Book Reviews