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The great ongoing veg vs. non-veg diet debate Part 2

A three-part attempt to get to the heart of a matter that splits society into two opposing camps 

Is not meat-eating a throwback to the brutish past, and vegetarianism the mark of an evolved being? ALTHOUGH agriculture is held by anthropologists to mark a great leap forward in the civilisation of man, does not the fact that he didn’t give up meat in the process,

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The great ongoing veg vs. non-veg diet debate: Part I

A three-part attempt to get to the heart of a matter that splits society into two opposing camps

At the risk of giving equine lovers offence, I flog a dead horse

Of late, an old and bitter debate has been raked up in these parts, thanks to the ruckus raised over an MoA (Serbithang) staff’s off-the-cuff (and so not thought through) ‘in-country slaughterhouse’ remark to the media.

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Discovering Happiness in Bhutan

Known as the “Kingdom of happiness” and the “last Shangri-la”, Bhutan has always had a special appeal for me. Now that it is part of my portfolio as Chinese ambassador to India,

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The Legal Order of Mangpo Kurwai Gyalpo: Legal & Philosophical Narratives Part II

The Legal Order of the Great Chosen One

To alleviate from the salvage of sufferings, the beings initiated (sem chen tshog zhing) the great congruence and assemblage from all walks of life to pursue common goal of restoring peace, harmony and justice. They were convinced that an insurmountable suffering causes misery of all beings whether they are high, low, rich or the poor.

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How Inclusive is Bhutan’s Growth?

Part 2 of 2 In the first part, Bhutan’s performance in the five variables of economic opportunities of the 15 that composed the ESCAP’s inclusive index was discussed. ESCAP’s 2015 survey did not include the figures for Bhutan. This article attempts to do that.

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