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Taking the lead

The Royal Civil Service Commission supporting the national effort to deter substance abuse by instituting mandatory tests for pre-service and in-service civil servants is a commendable move.

This is the question

What is the cost of clerical mistakes? We are talking about civil service exams. The very image of civil service exams is based on performance. Ought we even to entertain such slipups?

Tshogpa’s voice necessary

Trashigang’s Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) has arrived at a decision to forward to the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs a case involving two men who have been for significant while now posturing themselves as reincarnate religious figures.

Give housing priority

The ministry of works and human settlement’s announcement during its recent session at the orientation programme that it has drafted a housing policy is a much-awaited intervention.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...