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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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Journalistsโ€™ attrition, a telltale of flagging environment for journalists

โ€œโ€ฆ lack of information often discourages us to do story and ultimately, we quitโ€ By Sangay Dorji & Sonam Choki For Bhutanโ€™s media sector, the attrition of journalists is nothing new. Journalists have been known to leave for a variety of reasons, including the search for better opportunities, work demands, personal conflicts, lack of career advancement, and occasionally management concerns.However, …

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Solar PV system lights Aja Nye

By Staff Reporter The first-ever 80 KiloWatt (kW) Decentralized Distributed Generation of Solar Photovoltaics (PV) system in the country at Aja Nye, Mongar was virtually launched by Lyonpo Loknath Sharma in presence of community members and partners on December 30, 2022. The construction of the first Decentralized Solar PV system of 80 KiloWatt (kW) in the rural community of Aja …

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