Government claims to have fulfilled majority of its 120-days pledges

However, a closer scrutiny shows that the government has fulfilled only two pledges in all certainty, with a majority of the pledges either in the process or under discussion The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) government claimed that it has addressed almost all of its 120-days pledges during the Meet-the-Press yesterday. The DNT government completed its […]

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Female archer Dorji Dema goes for the bull’s-eye

Breaking stereotypes, 35-year-old Dorji Dema has become the first woman to compete with men in national-level archery tournament. Dorji Dema was the first woman to participate in the Paro open archery tournament last year in Paro. She was the only woman competing with men – among180 archers in 36 teams in the 145m range. Usually […]

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Buray: The alternative source of income for Radhipas

Most women in Radhi weave buray textiles when the agriculture season is over Leading a village life as a single mother of two school-going children is difficult for 33-year-old Tshering Dema from Radhi gewog in Trashigang. She has been a single mother for the past eight years after she divorced the father of her children. […]

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Plastic ban kicks off in Phuentsholing

The Phuentsholing Thromde has started sensitizing people and restricting the entry of plastics The Phuentsholing Thromde has started restricting the entry of plastics particularly used as carry bags by people at the border gate in Phuentsholing starting from March 1. The initiative is in preparation to the ban on plastics that would be officially effective […]

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