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Reform public service delivery

Reforms in public service delivery have received considerable attention over the past years. With technology as a key enabler, the government past and the incumbent has made attempts to improve public service delivery.

As new year dawns upon us

The Gregorian New Year is upon us; we are in the first days of 2018. We may be in the depths of a severe winter, but it is a time for good wishes and earnest prayers. That is why we celebrate the coming of the new year with extraordinary zeal. We look back on the days gone by and seek out our true selves that are capable of so many good things yet.

The burden of farming

Although the incidence of poverty has declined in the sector, agriculture still contributes the highest to the country’s national poverty rate.

Mental healthcare must go nationwide

Unlike other diseases, mental health remains hidden in Bhutan largely because of belief systems in the society. Records available at the hospitals do not give us the real picture of the number of population living with mental illness.

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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,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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