The spiritual dimension of voting – Pulkit Sharma

Whenever elections come up, people are bombarded with different ideologies, debates, criticisms, promises and futuristic visions. According to political psychology, in this emotionally charged atmosphere there are many voters who get fervently swayed by the rhetoric, and so, find it hard to make a rational choice. They usually vote for a candidate who mirrors and […]

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Think about it: What makes a good life? – Rajiv Vij

A great career, financial success, a nice family, loads of friends, an active social life and exciting holidays make a good life, right? Think again. Often, I have admired the cheerfulness and tranquility of many of the security guards, cleaners and gardeners at our building. They arrive at work earlier than required, are always very […]

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T5 Series I: Culture & Tradition – Knowing What To Preserve And What To Borrow – Yeshey Dorji

The Bhutan Tourism Monitor 2017 records that 89.8% of the tourists came to Bhutan on a cultural trip. This means that our culture and tradition find appeal among the tourists. This is perhaps why some Bhutanese are quick to claim that we are unique, although my own view is that we are as unique as […]

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Pondering Over These Minor Anomalies – Yeshey Dorji

In the winter months, Bhutan imports electricity from India – at much higher rates than we export to them during the summer months. We pride ourselves as a net exporter of electricity and claim that our biggest economic activity is generating hydroelectricity. And yet, the Bhutanese people spend hours queuing up at the fuel pump […]

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