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Setting standards for entertainment places

Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority’s (BICMA) initiative to streamline the standards of entertainment places in Thimphu is welcome.

The invisible

Mental health is a public health concern for Bhutan. Since the eighth Plan, a policy was framed to develop community mental health services and make it a component of primary health care services.

Of national dreams and aspirations

In a welfare society like ours, services like health, education, and agriculture, all provided free by the state, need to be understood in a more sensible term.

Poverty: Looking beyond reports

That Bhutan has been able to bring down national poverty rate from 12 percent to 8.2 percent in the period of five years is good news. As a nation that has always put happiness of the citizens at the centre of development initiatives, such a leap is both comforting and encouraging. For all the progress that we have achieved over the years, we have only to thank ourselves.

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For creating an ecologically-friendly environment in Pakistan

  Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.

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Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%

US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that ...

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