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An e-car can of worms

Six years ago, when the first electric car was launched, coinciding with World Environment Day on June 5, it was greeted with a lot of enthusiasm. Everybody agreed that there were fewer reasons not to drive around an electric car that was then said to be 12 times more economical ...

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Win-win BBIN

That Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal have signed an important agreement on motor vehicle movement in the region comes as good news for the member countries. Bhutanese can now take truckloads of goods all the way to Dhaka, without having to transship to Bangladeshi or Indian trucks, and bring back ...

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Safety first

Consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) are facing some problem, following the trade department’s letter to the Indian Oil corporation ltd. to not refill expired LPG cylinders.

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The thorny thromde issue

When it comes to decision-making, there is a lot to learn from our past experience. Despite still being a developing country, we are known, even admired, for having clarity of view, and the courage to decide our own priorities and to move at our own pace.

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Being responsible

The latest mobile phones, whether an Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy, are expensive.  Therefore, any offer, discount or the common get-one-free scheme excites people.

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A green Guinness record

It is official.  Bhutan has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting the most number of trees in an hour.  The official record says 49,672 trees planted at Kuenselphodrang, Thimphu, although 50,000 was the number attempted.

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Greening Bhutan

By the time we read this, Bhutan could have entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting 50,000 tree saplings in an hour by 100 people. This is a massive feat that merits recognition.

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