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Who is to be blamed for the Lanjophakha fire?

The police are still investigating the case of the forest fire that destroyed 437.81 acres of blue pine forest in Langjophakha in the capital, in the afternoon of February 23. The forest fire was contained after four days with more than 700 people fighting the fire. The dzongkhag forest officer, …

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Why Putin doesn’t respect us

Just as we’ve turned the coverage of politics into sports, we’re doing the same with geopolitics. There is much nonsense being written about how Vladimir Putin showed how he is “tougher” than Barack Obama and how Obama now needs to demonstrate his manhood. This is how great powers get drawn …

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Gold smuggling case goes to OAG

With the investigation completed, the case of the gold smuggling involving seven non-nationals has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on March 6. On February 22, four non-nationals were arrested by the customs officials at the Paro International Airport. Two of them had arrived in the …

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How healthy are we

With the Losar, just recently over, many Bhutanese are reeling from the calorie shock to their bodies – thanks to the rich food and drinks, and the consequent weight gain. Given Bhutan’s rapid socio-economic development, increasing number of Bhutanese households enjoy Losar on a daily basis with increased meat and …

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Mobility through electric vehicles

Does the use of electric vehicles in an electricity-rich country like ours make sense? However, can we afford to buy the expensive electric cars? Already, in a span of just a week, two electric cars were launched in the capital, the Nissan Leaf and then the Mahindra e2o, launched at …

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The Happiness of Art

Following the Art Scene in Bhutan by Aine Carey NAZHONEN EXPRESS They say that when you travel you experience new things that ultimately help you to find yourself, which is the goal of the artist and the mystic. There is a series on BBS – 2 called NAZHO¬NEN EXPRESS that …

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The Education City

The National Land Commission’s decision to not allot land to the Bhutan Education City project, over the legality of the land and the Cabinet’s subsequent decision to not get involved in anything illegal, has triggered a lot of discussion on the issue. The Opposition party and its various supporters have …

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