Abhinav Sabysachi Paul

A multifarious personality with deep interest in theatre and other performing arts, Abhinav is a Masters in Journalism from School of Journalism and New Media, IGNOU, New Delhi. He is a keen socio-cultural activist and a cheering pal. He has been with since September last year.

Contributing Authors

Animesh Andrew Lulam Rai

After completing his MA in Sociology, Animesh is currently at the Hiroshima University, Japan for six months program on Global Environmental Leadership Training in the Faculty of International Development and Cooperation.

Kinley Shering

Kinley Shering is a seasoned journalist and a well known documentary maker from Bhutan. He was the Managing Editor of “Bhutan Times”. Kinley now runs his own media company in Bhutan.

Heena Khan

While pursuing her Masters in Economics Heena realised that she aspires to be a journalist. A wonderful blogger, she writes with a lot of imagination, fascination and to quote her own word ‘recklessness’. After completing her Journalism from Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, she is currently working with The Hindu Businessline.

Mike Van Buskirk

Mike is an American married to a Sikkimese girl. Born and brought up in the USA, Mike has been working in India for the hopeless and the helpless with the help of a church based NGO, Embassy of Hope. For the past six years, he has been in Sikkim, giving hope to dozens of people.

Rajen Upadhyay

Rajen Upadhyay from Namchi, Sikkim is an Assistant Professor of History in the Namchi Government College. A passionate reader and sports enthusiast Rajen is working to revive the History of Sikkim. A prolific blogger on Sikkim’s history Rajen runs the blog sikkim-historyhunter. Rajen has been one of the most consistent contributors to

Sankara Subramaniam C

Based at Bangalore, Sankara Subramaniam C is an ardent motorcycling lover, wildlife enthusiast, hiker, explorer and an avid reader. He is a self proclaimed travel photographer, writer and avid blogger. You can read his blog at

Shital Pradhan

A primary school teacher by profession Shital Pradhan is arguably the first blogger ( from Sikkim. A well known name among the media fraternity, Shital writes constantly for newspapers and magazines. He has a special interest in the History of Sikkim.