OPINION

A losar patrol with our policemen

  On this losar eve, back dropped against the many stabbing cases in the country, I decided to spend the night with the patrol team of the Royal Bhutan Police. As a rookie reporter assigned the crime beat, I thought I should learn first hand the hardships our police personnel …

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Born between two schools of Buddhism

Buddhism as a religion gets challenging and even confusing when a child is born to a mother who follows Drukpa Kargyu while the father is a born Nyingma. And it gets chaotic when the father is a sort after master of the school which contradicts the mother’s. Well, Lord Buddha …

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Is the stabbing spree borne from a virus idea?

Ideas spread like virus. They are contagious, that is what Malcolm Gladwell’s famous best-seller, The Tipping Point says. Since the stabbing case last December, there have been 13 cases as of now, seven in the capital alone. One wonders if this is more than just a crime trend that has …

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The Right To Celebrate

This day is indeed a special day. I’d have used the word auspicious but I get a queasy feeling it’s become a tad commercialized. Be as it may, in the end, a rose by any other name might still be a rose but if you can call it a rose …

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