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Question and Answer

Question and Answer

Although Television was introduced only in 1999 in Bhutan, it will be surprising for many to know that the Bhutanese were already familiar with the art of the moving image… Read more »

Stirrups

Stirrups

Title: Stirrups Medium: earth Pigments Size: 24 by 20 inches Artist Phurba Namgay started out as a traditional Thangka painter and is now a sought after master artist focussing on… Read more »

General Election 2013

General Election 2013

Freelance photographers Upasana dahal & lhendup bring to you pictures from around the country before and during the general election    

THE NEW FACE OF BHUTAN’S DEMOCRACY

THE NEW FACE OF BHUTAN’S DEMOCRACY

From a Harvard graduate who loved John Lennon’s “Beautiful Boy”, to becoming a director in the civil service, to serving as the first opposition leader in democratic Bhutan, and now… Read more »

KUZUZANGPO!

KUZUZANGPO!

Every time I am on that flight from Delhi to Paro, I am reminded of the specialness of this corner of our world. Looking out the plane window the lofty… Read more »

JYT : A Man Who Will Be Forever Remembered

JYT : A Man Who Will Be Forever Remembered

A few years or decades down the line, a line in the history books of Bhutan will read “Jigmi Yoezer Thinley was the first ever democratically elected Prime Minister of… Read more »

Generation In-between

Generation In-between

Pith Instructions for Understanding Bhutan’s Youth Kencho Dorjee doesn’t believe you need a college degree to bring about positive social change. A recent high school graduate, he’s been dabbling in… Read more »

LONDON CALLING

LONDON CALLING

A course offered by Reuters on photography in London was very enticing. Just the thought of being in a city, with so much history, heritage, culture, and art, stirred up… Read more »

ELECTION AFTERMATH:  A MILESTONE OR A MILLSTONE?

ELECTION AFTERMATH: A MILESTONE OR A MILLSTONE?

I arrived in Bhutan a few days after the second general elections – a milestone in the journey of our country’s fledgling democracy. A milestone unfortunately marred with ugly accusations… Read more »

Quality Education. How can Bhutan achieve it?

Quality Education. How can Bhutan achieve it?

A student at a school in Thimphu is asked to stand up and present an answer, and the fear is written all over her face. She does not know the… Read more »