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Of hotels & development

Editor, I have read with interest your article mentioning hotels in Shillong. To put the record straight Hotel Polo Towers, Shillong is a classified 4 star hotel. No other hotel is classified in Meghalaya We were also not considered…

Biden as 46th US President 

    Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took oath as President and Vice President on January 20 thus bringing to a close the uncertainly that plagued the US after the election results were announced in November last year. When Biden…

Meghalaya at 49: Where are we headed?

Patricia Mukhim The Positives first On Meghalaya’s 49th birthday it’s important to do a reality check about how much we have progressed as a people. Contrary to what we generally believe and have learnt to stereotype, the…

Understanding racism

Editor As one born and brought up in Shillong and a keen follower of the goings-on in that city, through The Shillong Times, I am writing this email to inform your readers of a free (virtual) extra-curricular educational effort (via…

Meghalaya at 49

Every year it’s a ritual to do a reality check on the State of Meghalaya as it enters its birthday. For school and college children one year means passing out from one class and going to the next. If a student fails and remains in the…