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New rules for cable TV

These include limiting the hours of certain programmes like school concerts

Media: In a move that could elicit mixed reactions, media watchdog Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) has limited local cable TV companies from airing school concerts to only two-hours a day.

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Wandering through cycle of life

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Nidup Dorji plays his part most proficiently in Sherlock’s first film

Review: For indeed, what goes around, comes around. What you sow, you bloody reap entire. Sonam Phuntsho’s Samsara – A Bhutanese Tale – is something of a novelty really, in ways more than one, to put it unshrivellingly straight and necessarily unclothed. When good things happen, which is vastly not very often, laying them bare as they appear is perhaps the only honourable thing to do. And it is done.

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Tsa-Tsa: A symbol of the Bhutan- Japan relationship

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His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck with Ise Togo in Tokyo in 1989.

A historical perspective of how the Japan- Bhutan friendship started

“In the year 2 of Taisho Era, I passed through Bhutan and reached Tibet.” Tokan Tada (1890-1967) writes in his book Tibet, published in 1942. The year 2 of Taisho corresponds to 1913 and makes Tada the first Japanese to ever step foot in Bhutan and describe the country to the Japanese.

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