Bhutan's Mountain Echoes lit fest set to climb a notch higher

Bhutans annual literary gathering, the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, and like no other thanks to its magnificent backdrop, will return this August for its ninth edition, featuring a diverse set of speakers who will participate in sessions ranging from spirituality and philosophy to films and environmental conservation.

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It’s been wait a little too long

The Cabinet has been sitting for far too long on the specialist retention strategy or proposal that the health ministry put up early this year through the Royal Civil Service Commission.

Blame game must stop

The Office of the Attorney General withdrawing cases for want of defendants is disturbing.  That the courts asked the prosecutors to do so is as much troubling.

Some thoughts as we head back to school

Good news there have been aplenty and not-so-good ones too. Heavy rains broke our levees and washed away our roads and bridges.

Ruling a change

In setting a precedent with its judgment, the Supreme Court has filled a grave lacuna that our legislature had overlooked.

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Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra


As countermeasure, India hikes import duty on 29 US products

In a retaliatory move against the recent US import duty hikes, India on Thursday raised customs duty on 29 products, including on iron and steel products imported from the US.