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Bhutan Elections: Enthused Citizens Cast Vote by Postal Ballots, Many Travel for Days; Nation of Happiness Upholds Democracy by Example?

If your father gave you the most desirable gift on earth, you would make the most out of it. Bhutanese received a gift of sorts five years ago when they were enshrined with the power to elect their own leaders through voting. Democracy is a new word for them, but here is a tiny Himalayan nation which seems to have long moved on from its naivety. Those who were not able to travel to their constituencies voted through postal ballot. Jun 1, 2013
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Arvind Mahankali, Indo-American Teenager Wins 86th Spell Bee [VIDEO]

All of a sudden, 'Knaidel', a dumpling served in soup, is getting all the attention. And half of the credit goes to Arvind V Mahankali who spelled the German-origin word correctly to win the 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee contest held at Mary Land, US on Thursday. Jun 1, 2013