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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.

Secure Our Youth

Three teams from the Royal Thimphu College (RTC) are gearing up for the famous Mekong Business Challenge 2017-18, which is scheduled on March 17 next year in Thimphu. The challenge will involve teams from the Mekong region and others like Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Yunnan Province, China.

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Nuclear energy is vital to meet climate-change challenge, says India

India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power and plans by some countries to phase out their atomic generation plants.  

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Time to breathe life into India's languishing business environment

In a refreshing change of pace for the government, which has been reeling under challenging economic circumstances, the release of the World Bank’s Doing Business report provided some resp...

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