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K2: Horsemen from Damchena

23 november, 2010 – One wears a perpetual smile when talking, trudging hills or even at jokes of most shallow punchline, while the other sans smile all together even at the most rib-tickling jokes that sparks an uproar among those around him. They are the horsemen from Damchena village above ...

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K2: Twice Woman Of the Match

  23 november, 2010 – Devika Darjee was only seven-years old when she held the willow bat for the first time. Nine years later, at the recent Asian cricket council U-19 women’s championship in Singarpore she was awarded the prestigious women of the match twice. Devika, 16, from Dechencholing middle ...

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K2: Ask Boaz

  23 november, 2010 – Last month, a few remote villages in Laya gewog were added to the B-mobile network (just in time for the Miss Bhutan SMS voting!). When I read the news, it struck me that life has now changed forever for the Layaps. Obviously, they can now ...

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K2: Common among women

URINARY TRACT INFECTION 23 November, 2010 – Ever get the uncomfortable urge to urinate often, even right after the bladder has been emptied. Noticed anything else like cramping of lower abdomen or back, fatigue, fever or burning sensation while urinating.It might be urinary tract infection, a common gynecological problem among ...

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K2: Ask the doc?

23 november, 2010 – I eat well and my weight is also normal. But I often faint and feel very weak and dizzy all the time. It has been about two weeks now. I went to the hospital and took medicines, but the giddiness doesnt go. Deepa Sharma, 22You have ...

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K2: Brewing up a storm

23 november, 2010 – Maiki Shaw, checks out a new addition to Thimphu’s café’s menu, the pumpkin pie. “This is good, not sweet but very scrumptious,” she says after a bite. “I’m glad I tried it out.” However, this is not the reason for her being at the café. A ...

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K2: How I kicked the cancer stick

A smoker of 40 years shares on how he quit 23 november, 2010 – Its been just three months since my last smoke and there must be many, whove given up for ages, better qualified to write such a piece. Still, for what its worth, heres my tuppence of empirical ...

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K2: All about peace and love

  Youth: 4th Int’l Peace Fest 17 November, 2010 – It was a moment of pride for Bhutanese students at the fourth international youth peace fest in Chandigarh, India which started on October 14.  Garbed in gho and kira, they were the center of attention.    The Bhutanese participants were ...

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K2: In Their Twilight years

16 November, 2010 – The two silver haired angays and an agay were sharing old jokes, as one ground betel nut and lime in a small iron pestle, after circumambulating the memorial chorten in Thimphu, when a young man appeared.He asked one of them if she was ready to go. ...

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K2: The new old age

16 November, 2010 – It was like any ordinary farewell gathering. There was food and wine, elders and children and a bit of happiness and sadness. But the ones going away werent bound for an exotic city abroad. They were homeward bound, back to their rural roots.The recently retired drangpon ...

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