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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Dealing with our waste

Waste is a problem in our society. In the bigger towns like Thimphu and Phuentsholing, the pressure of population growth is making collection and dumping of waste a colossal challenge.

Honour the people and laws

It took alleged grievances and frustrations to dissolve the House Committee of the National Assembly.  It took a letter from the Speaker citing the act as a violation of laws to reinstate the House Committee.

The spectacle called drayangs

The concept of drayangs tends to conjure varying notions.

E.Coli in our rivers should shake us to action

Water quality tests along the Wanhchhu and Pachhu have found traces of E.Coli, a bacterium that lives in the digestive tracts of humans and animals.

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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


India's agriculture crisis: Can Modi government address stagnating farm incomes?

India may be the world’s fastest growing large economy but the growth process has not been inclusive enough to lift the incomes of its 119-odd million farmers.