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College students leave mid semester, opt to work and study abroad

Phurpa WangmoIn recent years, many Bhutanese including civil servants, corporate and private employees and unemployed youths have left abroad for further studies and to make a better living. This phenomena is not confined to above sections of population but it has been observed that growing number of college students withdrawing in the mid of semester. Last year, Gedu College of …

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Making vegetables grow possible in dry season

โ€ฆ.๐’‘๐’†๐’๐’‘๐’๐’† ๐’‰๐’‚๐’—๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’†๐’ ๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐’ˆ๐’“๐’๐’˜ ๐’—๐’†๐’ˆ๐’†๐’•๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’†๐’” ๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’ ๐’…๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’…๐’“๐’š ๐’”๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’„๐’‚๐’–๐’”๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐’˜๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’“ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’“๐’—๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ Sonam Choki Water harvesting has been practiced by farmers in Tsirang Toed for the past two years. People have been able to grow even during the dry season because of water harvesting. While, some two years ago people were facing water shortages, they are …

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The epitome of volunteerism flares socio-economic growth

โ€ฆ ๐‘บ๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’–๐’… ๐’Š๐’ ๐’๐’“๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’‚๐’…, ๐’†๐’๐’•๐’“๐’†๐’๐’„๐’‰๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’”๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’Š๐’• ๐’๐’‡ ๐’—๐’๐’๐’–๐’๐’•๐’†๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’”๐’Ž, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’—๐’‚๐’๐’–๐’†๐’” ๐’๐’‡ ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’Ž๐’–๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’š ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’„๐’†, ๐’Š๐’๐’•๐’†๐’ˆ๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’š ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’„๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’„ ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’‘๐’๐’๐’”๐’Š๐’ƒ๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’š Tenzin LhadenUnparalleled volunteerism and contributions are well-known among Desuups. On June 30, 2021, desuups were summoned to help the police following an unfortunate landslide near Torobari that claimed two lives. This is just one example of disaster …

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Overseas drift shoves market to lackadaisical

โ€ฆ ๐‘บ๐’‰๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’†๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’–๐’๐’•๐’“๐’š ๐’„๐’๐’–๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’๐’•๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’‚๐’๐’๐’š ๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’… ๐’•๐’ ๐’Ž๐’๐’“๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’†๐’” Tenzin LhadenAs it is, the Business owners were crying foul because their businesses have been affected by the pandemic. Post-pandemic, their hopes remain high that the road to recovery and normalcy would offset what they lost. But the road ahead had stored something else. Just as …

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New Committee for public health advocacy program-Kengkhar gewog

By Phurpa WangmoThimphu Ministry of Health (MoH) in collaboration with Mongar Dzongkhag Administration institutes public health advocacy program at the Kengkhar Gewog as the Pilot Program last week with the objectives to incorporate Public Health advocacy Program into the gewog annual activities and for health advocacy on current public health and social issues in the public meetings and Gewog Tshogdu. …

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A new party registers amidst looming 2023 National Assembly Election

โ€ฆ.๐’‚ ๐’๐’†๐’˜ ๐’‘๐’๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’‘๐’‚๐’“๐’•๐’š ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐’˜๐’‚๐’š ๐’•๐’ ๐’„๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’†๐’•๐’† ๐’Š๐’ 2023-๐‘ฎ๐’†๐’๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’ ๐‘จ๐’”๐’”๐’†๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’๐’š ๐’†๐’๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’” Choeying Dekar Bhutan Tendrel Party (BTP) after formally submitting its charter, name and symbol, membership list and other documents required by the law and being approved by the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) on January 11, the party is registered as the 6th political parties in the …

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57 civil servants benefit from CSWS since its launch

โ€ฆ..The RCSC pays Nu 10,000 to every civil servant on the birth of a child under the Civil Servantโ€™s Welfare Scheme. By Sonam Deki On November 11, 2022, Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) introduced a new entitlement under the Civil Servantโ€™s Welfare Scheme (CSWS) that provides Nu. 10,000 to every civil servant on birth of a child. As of today, …

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Easy to prepare and easy to harm-packaged food!

โ€ฆ.food that are tantalizingly packaged could kill you By Sonam DekiSonam Tobgay, the Dietitian of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral hospital said โ€œLet food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food by Hippocrates. This idea that food should be our medicine is not a new one. In fact, it is the cornerstone of a modern day nutritionistโ€™s work. The …

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An exclusive interview with Tenzin Wangmo Dorji, 10 year-old pianist

An exclusive interview with Tenzin Wangmo Dorji, 10 year-old who is in pursuit of becoming a great pianist. Tenzin is studying at Little Dragon Primary School, Thimphu. Itโ€™s been hardly a year and Tenzin has good head start with classical pieces from famous composers like Mozart, Bizet and Beethoven despite her stroud little fingers which she will overcome as she …

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