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Gyenkhang rule man-made, says renowned Buddhist scholar

  Bhutanese women from time immemorial have been prohibited from entering the sacred Gyenkhang (inner sanctum) of temples, lhakhangs and monasteries. The tradition has been passed down from generations and is still followed. In an interview with Business Bhutan, Deputy Chief Research officer of Royal Academy of Performing Arts, Kunzang Dorji, said:

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Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary to adopt climate vulnerability measures

The BTFEC-funded project worth Nu 7mn kick starts in july The remote communities of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary (SWS) will soon be getting electric cookers to ensure that timber species is utilized sustainably and fuel wood consumption is reduced. This is part of the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation (BTFEC)-funded project: socio-ecological

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Bhutan needs new tourism products: SAARC CCI president

A major hurdle in unleashing the tourism potential of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) bloc is lack of an integrated transport and people-to-people connectivity. The President of the SAARC Chamber for Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) president, Suraj Vaidya raised the issue saying the region’s poor connectivity, either

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