Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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What we must learn and remember during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is in full speed. It seems as if it is everywhere. You hear that your neighbors are seriously ill, your relative or a friend in another city or state is in hospital. People in your neighborhood are dying.  The daily death toll in the U.S. has surpassed 2,000. Projections...

BNS Should Be Saved

An epilogue, particularly of a sad note is emotionally painful to write; much worse, if you hold the subject dear to heart. In this particular case, I am not sure whether to write an epilogue or an obituary, it could be both or neither; which makes my job even...

We Cannot Afford To Lose BNS

 Bhutan Media Society (BMS)'s decision to discontinue its news publication at www.bhutannewsservice.org, one of the most reliable and trusted news portals in the Bhutanese diaspora is deeply concerning. I was not only its regular consumer but had also become a contributing author. I can only hope that this piece does not become the last one...

Exploring- Baudha, Ishaai, Hindu, Musalman: Music Video

Religion, to be precise, is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. In fact, nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on them by these subjugators and ultimately used as a tool to control their minds. The spiritual basis of all religions...

Challenges of Bhutanese Non-Profit Organizations

As I was drafting this piece, the Federal Government announced an amazing grant opportunity. Should the organization you work or volunteer for is eligible to apply for this grant opportunity, it is worth a try. Well, good luck with it! Now let us face other facts: Many of the Bhutanese non-profit...

The Trajectory To Education

From New Horizon Academy (a refugee camp-based school in Nepal) to Harvard --  what a startling journey! Soon after I finished watching the interview, I received a message from my colleague Rochelle Frounfelker, a Harvard graduate inquiring whether I knew the interviewee. She was as much excited and inspired...

Should the History of Persecution be Forgotten?

Members of the resettled Bhutanese community recently witnessed a surge of social media engagement on a matter of their joint and several concerns, the essential theme of which, however, was largely misinterpreted and emphasis deviated. It all commenced with a proponent- a member of the community- suggesting, among others,...

संयोगान्त, तर आँखा रसाउने लेखन: छाप्रो नम्बर ५५

दुइटा सेक्टरका छाप्रो नम्बर ५५ मा बस्ने दुई मानिस संयोगले कथामा जोडिन पुग्छन् । समयसँगै कथामा वियोग हुन्छ । तर कथाको संयोगान्त हुन्छ । अनि पाठकले ढुक्कले सास फेर्छन् । रमेश दियालीको उपन्यास 'छाप्रो नम्बर ५५' थोरै भूटान, धेरै नेपालको पथरी शरणार्थी शिविर, बेलडाँगी, आम्दा अस्पताल, उपचारका लागि भारत, अनि...

Bhutan Needs a Defined Nationhood

Bhutanese nationhood needs to be well defined. It should encompass a broader sense of the term which is inclusive of the aspirations of all the peoples in the east, west, north and south alike not just the rulers and it must be in the best interest of the nation. What...

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