The Birthday Generation

I was told about a particular teacher, who happened to observe a group of girls celebrating the birthday of a particular Indian movie actor in a school. (I forget whether it was Salman Khan or Shahrukh Khan’s, but certainly it was one of them). The teacher went to them and conveyed to them his appreciation for a celebrity’s birthday. And then he More...

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By The Bhutanese On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Name-Changing Syndrome

How does changing a name help anything? Of course there is a traditional rural belief that when a child is sick for a long time changing the child’s name helps. Often the child ends up with better health and a More...

By tb admin On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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A Reading Society

His Majesty the King of Bhutan has officially declared 2015 as the National Reading Year in the country. It is exciting and an appropriate year to mark Reading Year dedicated to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s More...

By tb admin On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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New generation of Bhutanese Entrepreneurs

And until we stop importing so much goods and services from India, we won’t be able to solve the Indian Rupee shortage that we face today. Given the small population that we have compared to one of the most populated More...

By tb admin On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Being safe and responsible on Social Media

Imagine each one of us having a newspaper of our own to write about everything we do, everything thing we like, and about people we love. Imagine your own TV Channel to broadcast your family shows and your own music More...

By tb admin On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Community of Bhutanese Bloggers Conceived

And finally it happened. I must say that it was by far the most attended Bloggers Meet. In the past we had bloggers agree to attend and cancel at the very last minute. But on June 24, 2015 – almost 100% of bloggers, More...

By tb admin On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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The Prize and Price of a Town

The idea of having a town in the first place is to have steady development and progress in that locality. It is also understood that having a municipal authority is to ensure that we have adequate and required facilities More...

By tb admin On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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108 Trees in a Lifetime for Citizenship

Bhutan’s first ever Guinness World Record ‘Most Trees Planted in an Hour’ made a statement of our relation with trees. Perhaps it must be one of the most meaningful records ever set, and coming from a small More...

By tb admin On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Archery Safety Measures: How to Handle the Weapon Safely

Today we saw another gruesome reminder of how dangerous the game of hybrid archery has become; the man seen on news today still had the arrow struck on his skull. God knows how he survived to see another day. He More...

By tb admin On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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Portable Toilet

Last month I finally met Lavish Madiya with whom I had shared my aspirations of bringing home prefab toilets. In fact we met online because of my very interest in toilets. He has just ventured out to produce exactly More...