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People have been slicing and cutting wooden trusses, railings and thresholds of bazams or traditional bridges in Thimphu to take home pieces of wood to use in religious rituals.

 

 

 

India is jostling for space in the global marketplace with other rising powers and needs robust energy supply to compete effectively. Implementing new power projects to harness domestic natural resources is one way to achieve this.

 

Punakha dzong is all set to observe 400 years of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal’s arrival in Bhutan on April 16, during which the naming ceremony of HRH The Gyalsey is also set to happen.

 

Laws that change constantly have no obedience, said the former Chief Justice Sonam Tobgye quoting the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates.

 
Taking inspiration from Bhutan, which focused on a "Happiness Index" to keep its citizens happy, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced the creation of a "Department of Happiness" along similar lines in the state to infuse positivity in the lives of people.
 

The tiny, landlocked nation of Bhutan gives priority to the holistic well-being of its citizens and the preservation of its culture and environment over economic growth.

 

Sonam Zangmo endured abuse at the hands of her husband for two years before finally walking out on him after the birth of her daughter.

 

The Himalayan nation of Bhutan, with a population of about 750,000 people, is known for the phrase “gross national happiness”—a slogan coined in 1972 to represent the country's commitment to that serves Buddhist spiritual values instead of Western material development. 

 

From wind power to biogas, bicycles and electric buses, Bhutan is exploring new ways to play its part in the global push to keep climate change in check.

 

Bhutan is faced with the problem of abundant waters. While the country has one of the highest per capita water availability in the world, accessibility for various purposes is fast becoming a growing challenge. Experts formulating the National Integrated Water Resources Management Plan for the past 16 months say so.

 


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