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No joking matter

A public debate has emerged on freedom of expression when it comes to humor, and on whether religion or religious institutions cannot be the subject of jokes.

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Ensure privacy of mobile users

The amount of third-party SMS ads we receive from our telecom companies may not be as large as in other countries or as annoying but some mobile phone users are concerned and rightly so.

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Give us so that all can have

It is deeply mysterious and vastly troubling that midterm reviews of the nation’s progress should remain the preserve of a few. Planners, policymakers and politicians are holding back what needs to come out in public for the benefit of the people.

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Beefing up forensics

In a much needed development, the Prime Minister has asked the police to submit a proposal for a forensics laboratory to the Cabinet immediately.

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Catching and keeping up

The IT park has achieved its contractual obligation of employing more than 700 Bhutanese by 2016. The majority are engaged in photo editing for an FDI company while a small number are software developers working for various companies, both FDI and local.

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Storm after the calm

We are poor farmers. Why are we attacked? This is a question victims of kidnapping often ask as villagers along the borders in Gelephu and Sarpang live in insecurity.

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For indeed, central schools must succeed

Ideas grand and novel have a way to not work and give some really severe heartaches. But then, if every idea that pulsated with some semblance of life in the head of thinking men found a fecund home, there would scarcely be any problem in the world.

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