What values does corporal punishment teach?

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A recent incident that led to the death of a student in one of the schools in Trashigang has left us in great consternation. After hearing this awful news, two questions crossed my mind:

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: An essential ally in a superbug age

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Clean, safe and well-managed water is fundamental to public health. Where water is unclean or sanitation poor, life-threatening diseases such as cholera and typhoid can take root.

Planting watermelon to diversify cash crop

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Although the villagers of Phuntshothang in Samdrupjongkhar are faring well with paddy as cash crop, about 13 villagers in Khamaythang have taken up watermelon cultivation to earn more income.

Social media for effective governance

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Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived – positively and negatively – today.

Nubi residents against burl collectors

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The local leaders of Nubi gewog in Trongsa during the recent dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) expressed concerns over a group of men wandering the gewog forests collecting burl for Dhapa (traditional bowl) making.