Drukair must focus on reliability of service

Drukair has again grounded its ATR. Between December 29 and January 28, the grounding of the airliner resulted in cancellation of six international and 20 domestic flights. We are told that ATR42-500 will remain grounded until January 28.

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Congestion is result of poor planning

Phuentsholing is a town that has been growing rapidly. And with the lack of space, congestion has been a problem for a long time. With the number of vehicles growing by the day, finding a parking space in the town is a real challenge. The town has hit its limit.

The myth of decentralisation

Local governments are grassroots democracy.  Being party neither to the executive or the legislature, the local government symbolises self-governance and decentralisation.

The vulnerable

While on socioeconomic journey, several sections of the society have been left behind.  Our planners and policy makers call them, the vulnerable.

Energy security: But more could be done

The country is expected to invest more in renewable energy sector in the next five years. This is good news.

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India-China civil-society dialogue on climate change, sustainable development

China has initiated early actions on the Wuhan summit between Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that stressed the need for people-to-people dialogue for the development of not only India and China but the whole world.


India’s growth story is treading on thin ice

By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major eco...