DPT announces candidate for Khamdang-Ramjar constituency, T/Yangtse

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa declared its new candidate, Kinga Loday, for Khamdang-Ramjar constituency in Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag on January 2. The 41-year-old is from Shali village in Khamdang gewog, Trashiyangtse and holds a Masters in Public Administration. He has worked in the education sector for 15 years, his last portfolio being the principal of Martshala Central School […]

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Prefeasibility study of 26MW Druk Bindu Hydropower Project complete

Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC)  completed the prefeasibility study of Druk Bindu Hydropower Project (DBHP), the first hydropower project in Samtse Dzongkhag, last year. The run-of-the-river scheme project would utilize the Druk Bindu stream, which is just ahead of the Jaldhakha barrage on the Bhutan India international boundary. According to DGPC’s Managing Director Dasho Chhewang […]

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Some basic philosophies that should guide our way of life – Amrith Bdr Subba

Pursuing happiness in the materialistic world is like chasing our own shadow. The more we move forward, the further it goes. No matter how much wealth we accumulate at the end of the day, we will never be able to attain the level of happiness we desire. It will be an endless race. The real […]

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Thrizin, Thrizin, Thrizin of Zhemgang, Wherefore Art Thou A Thrizin? – Yeshey Dorji

Of late, I have been hearing of a bizarre decision supposedly taken by the Thrizin of Zhemgang Dzongkhag Tshogdu. From what I hear, the Thrizin wants to make it compulsory for every one in the Dzongkhag (District) to wear our national dress. The fact that whole lots of people have ridiculed the decision and made […]

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Sherig Conference endorses 11 resolutions

The five-day Sherig Conference previously known as the Dzongkhag Education Officers’ (DEO) conference that started on December 27 saw 11 resolutions endorsed. Speaking at the press conference, education minister, Norbu Wangchuk, said that the resolutions are impactful and would have major effects on the quality of education. He added that the year’s conference was also […]

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