Four-year degree: Boon or bane

By H. Srikanth “In a state like Meghalaya, where the majority are tribal people with a humble economic background, the students hardly opt for online courses through MOOCS and SWAYAM platforms, as taking the online courses involves…

Retail inflation highest

By Shivaji Sarkar Galloping inflation needs to be immediately checked. It hurts the government more than the common man, creating a cycle that hits everyone and adding further to the inflation. Retail inflation touches 7.79 per cent, the…

Are we prepared for CUET?

Editor, The introduction of the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) has raised a much-needed debate in the country as regard its practicality and impact on the students. It is evident that the government is considering the fact that…

The Silence of the Doomed

Editor, A young lady, to be more specific, one of the dynamic faculty members of Martin Luther Christian University, gave a quote that really stunned me. It was a quote from the King James Bible, Proverbs Chapter 29 verse 18 which is so…

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Suhanee Kumari Jha, Class IX, Lady Keane Girls Higher Secondary School (winner) Pradipta Chanda, Class VIII,…

Pages from the traveller’s diary: Shillong edition

 By Priyan R Naik With the onset of the pandemic, I, like most others, had forgotten what it was like to go on a holiday. Treating oneself to a vacation has its own charm, where one looks forward to doing something exciting, especially…

Chronicle of a war foretold?

By Vikas Datta After years of secret and not-so-secret alliances, bids to secure areas of influence and lucrative commercial deals, and even the odd land grab, war breaks out in one remote corner of Europe and slowly draws in other powers,…