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Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority’s (BICMA) initiative to “standardise” and to make the number of television channels uniform throughout the country is appreciable.

 

Human resource is the core of any health care system.

 

 

Ambulance service is at the forefront of healthcare services.

 

Two rounds of parliamentary elections and almost a decade into Bhutan’s transition to democracy, we have begun to associate politics and the processes of democracy as dirty, divisive , and about money.

 

For small farmers, making a little income out of what they grow is difficult.

 

Bhutan’s efforts to crack down on substance abuse and trafficking of controlled substances is gaining momentum.

 

Shingkhar-Gorgan road is the picture of our indecision. It’s been sometime now. Such foot-dragging is sad.

 

On September 10, the health ministry called on everyone to take a minute and change a life. The call was made to mark world suicide prevention day.

 

A quiet change is happening in the way we see and deliver or provide education. It is encouraging.

 

Sometime last year, a 12-year-old girl student reported contemplating suicide. She alleged her alcoholic father of touching her inappropriately and made her watch porn on his cell phone.

 


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