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RUBโ€™s decreasing enrolment in arts stream stews students, teachers

โ€ฆthe employment of the arts teacher might also be eliminated if the number of pupils studying the arts declines, says the concern arts teacher By Sonam DekiThimphu With the Royal University of Bhutanโ€™s (RUB) initiative aimed at reducing enrollment in the arts stream, courses within the stream may be left unfilled by students from 2023 onwards, potentially resulting in the …

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An interview with PELDEN DORJI

Pelden Dorji, popularly known as Ata Pelden, a man who has played role of a โ€œAtaโ€- an elder brother to aspiring youths in the film industry with his relentless guidance and support driven with decades of experience and wisdom in this field, and an affable figure known for his simplicity and humility. Ata Pelden is one of the founders of …

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Cabbies griping with decreasing passengers

โ€ฆ๐’˜๐’† ๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’“๐’…๐’๐’š ๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’ ๐‘ต๐’–. 1000 ๐’‘๐’†๐’“ ๐’…๐’‚๐’š ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‚๐’™๐’Š ๐’”๐’‚๐’š๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’•๐’‚๐’™๐’Š ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“ Sonam Deki The city bus picks up the majority of passengers in Thimphu, while other half are travelling abroad, says the Taxi driver in Thimphu.0 Karma, taxi driver in Thimphu said โ€œI have been a taxi driver for more than 7 years. Thimphu was an …

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The dwindling number of tourists present challenges for tour guides

โ€ฆ ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’…๐’†๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’•๐’๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’”๐’•๐’” ๐’‘๐’๐’”๐’•-๐’‘๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’†๐’Ž๐’Š๐’„, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’”๐’–๐’ƒ๐’”๐’Š๐’”๐’•๐’†๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐’•๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’ˆ๐’–๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’๐’†๐’… Tenzin Lhaden The tourism sector, one of the highest contributors to the countryโ€™s Gross Domestic Product, was hit the hardest and revealed how hard it had hit the country which relies so heavily on visitors. The tourism reforms changed the tourism business modus operandi impacting many …

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Is Government Digitisation really working?

โ€ฆโ€ฆ.๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’†๐’“๐’๐’–๐’” ๐’…๐’Š๐’”๐’ˆ๐’“๐’–๐’๐’•๐’๐’†๐’… ๐’„๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’›๐’†๐’๐’” ๐’๐’‚๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’–๐’ƒ๐’๐’Š๐’„ ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’„๐’† ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’—๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’”โ€™ ๐’”๐’๐’๐’˜ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’‡๐’‡๐’†๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’๐’-๐’๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’„๐’†๐’” Sonam Deki The government services going into digitization is attuned to global transformation of digitization which has eased and proved to be convenient for the service provider (Government) and for those who avail services (citizens). With E-governance, it is intended to make services simpler, effective and more …

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An interview with Dechen Wangmo

โ€ฆ ๐™– ๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™จ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ก๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ฅ๐™–๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š๐™ง Dechen Wangmo, a popular Bhutanese singer who has a large fan base on social media. It all began with the Himalayan music Festival in 2020 with her performance which secured a spotlight in the entertainment industry.Dechen Wangmo from Bumthang shares her passion as a musician. She pursued Masters Degree in Public Administration from University …

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An internship in a pertinent field would be beneficial?

โ€ฆ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’†๐’—๐’๐’๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’”๐’”๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐’Ž๐’๐’…๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’†๐’”, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’’๐’–๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’†๐’™๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’–๐’๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’† ๐’“๐’‰๐’†๐’•๐’๐’“๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’• ๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’”๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐’”๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’”, ๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’•๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’Œ๐’๐’๐’˜๐’๐’†๐’…๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‚๐’‘๐’•๐’Š๐’•๐’–๐’…๐’† Sonam Deki A graduate recently mentioned, โ€œJob experience is one of the key requirements for all vacant positions. When I eventually decided to look for an employment after 16 years of academic studies, they required experienceโ€. Youths are looking for …

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Evolution of Bhutanese music with strong cultural essence

โ€ฆ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’„๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’Š๐’Ž๐’†๐’” ๐‘ฉ๐’‰๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’”๐’† ๐’Ž๐’–๐’”๐’Š๐’„ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’” ๐’†๐’—๐’๐’๐’—๐’†๐’… ๐’‚๐’๐’๐’๐’ˆ ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’๐’๐’ˆ ๐’†๐’”๐’”๐’†๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐‘ฉ๐’‰๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’”๐’† ๐’„๐’–๐’๐’•๐’–๐’“๐’† Tenzin Lhaden Before the introduction of electronic instruments in the 1960โ€™s, spiritual and folk music dominated the melodic landscape of the country. โ€œHistorically, Bhutanese have shared a distinctive music culture through song and dance to honor their most significant ceremonies, to celebrate and to socialize. For …

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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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