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Dzongkhags service deliveries remain unaffected despite rising attritions

โ€ฆ๐’…๐’–๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’๐’–๐’Ž๐’ƒ๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’๐’‡ ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’”, ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’“๐’†๐’Ž๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’†๐’Ž๐’‘๐’๐’๐’š๐’†๐’†๐’” ๐’Ž๐’–๐’๐’•๐’Š-๐’•๐’‚๐’”๐’Œ ๐’†๐’๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’”๐’†๐’‚๐’Ž๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’„๐’† ๐’…๐’†๐’๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’š. ๐‘ฏ๐’๐’˜๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’“, ๐’„๐’๐’๐’„๐’†๐’“๐’๐’†๐’… ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† 13๐’•๐’‰ ๐‘ญ๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’€๐’†๐’‚๐’“ ๐‘ท๐’๐’‚๐’ Sonam Deki Civil service employee attrition just continues to rise; from beginning of year 2023 till date about 677 civil servants are reported to have resigned. Employee attritions are not confined to government but other private and corporate …

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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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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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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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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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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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Only local products the priority

โ€ฆonly thematic fairs meant for promoting local products and services and for export purposes shall be allowed By Sonam Deki The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Employment (MoICE) (then Ministry of Economic Affairs) had informed the general public that the conduct of consumer trade fairs and general fairs in the country involving external parties and imported goods shall not be …

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