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We need to clean up our systems too

When India announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes will cease to be legal tenders on November 8, the subcontinent woke up to a new reality. We too felt the ripples because our biggest trade is with India.

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Education challenges?

In less than 25 years since we started non-formal education, a vast number of our people who were left behind in their days benefited immensely. According to a record, some 170,000 people have been numbered as the beneficiaries of the system.

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Aren’t we getting enough signals?

The abandonment of ancestral land in the rural area is an issue of grave concern. This calls for an immediate consultation between the central and local governments to find ways to address the issue.

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An important legacy to survive

The ongoing exhibition at the Royal Textile Academy titled “Tashi Gomang: A National Treasure of Bhutan” is yet another major contributions of Her Majesty Grand Mother Kesang Choeden Wangchuck to the Drukyul.

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Harnessing the power of our creativity

We talk about self-sufficiency and self-employment. These are, however, things that need to be tackled in a way that really brings about visible change in the society. Often times we forget that development theories, however grand they are, means little if they cannot be turned into practical policies.

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A sticky solution

In a move long overdue, the traffic police in Thimphu will introduce a new measure in dealing with motorists who violate traffic rules.

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