CHANGING PERSPECTIVES FOR WOMEN? – CHHIMI WANGZING DEMA

  Can a woman really not be able to handle a business or run an organization? Is the scenario of a woman being associated with the household and carrying out the role of a nurturer still predominant? Women have heard statements undermining their skills and qualities in their life just because they are females, but […]

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A former journalist to contest from Dagana

Determined that he can bring a difference in the community, district and for the nation, a former journalist from Bhutan Broadcasting Service, Surjaman Thapa, is one of the latest candidates who has come out as a National Council (NC) aspirant candidate from Dagana. The 32-year-old from Trashithang village, Gesarling gewog in Dagana, reasoned that the […]

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Organic chillies from Samtse to hit the market early next year 

Farmers are optimistic that their hard work will yield returns The first harvest of mass organic chillies from Samtse that famers from 12 gewogs in the district have been growing this year following the ban on the import of chillies from India is expected to be available in the market by January next year. Famers […]

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DPT announces Khaling-Wamrong constituency’s candidate

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) has officially announced the former Director of the Royal Institute of Hospitality and Tourism, Kama Thinley, as their electoral candidate for Khaling-Wamrong constituency in Trashigang. The 45-year old is a Sherubtse College graduate, who began his career as a principal of a higher secondary school in Haa. Later, he moved to […]

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Farmers rely on desperate measures in desperate times

Farmers in Sipsu are trying every possible measure to protect their farmlands from elephants and wild boars Much to the relief of farmers in Tashichholing (Sipsu) gewog in Samtse, the gewog administration has started resorting to using boulders and cutting the ways into cliffs to stop the marauding elephants from encroaching into the farmers’ fields. […]

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PM urges people to visit local pilgrimage sites

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay yesterday maintained that Bhutanese people must be encouraged to visit the sacred pilgrimage sites that are available in the country than visiting other nations for pilgrimage. “If we think properly there is no need of Bhutanese to visit other nations when we have a number of sacred places for pilgrims […]

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