CST students come up with three new projects

As part of their assignments, the teams have developed a solar powered vehicle, solar powered water heating system, and paver blocks from plastic waste The undergraduate students of civil and electrical departments of the College of Science and Technology (CST) at Rinchending in Phuentsholing have come up with three projects, which are new in the […]

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‘With Bhutan graduating from LDC, mobilizing aid will be difficult’

The Secretary of Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC), Thinley Namgyel, talks with Business Bhutan’s senior reporter Dechen Dolkar on the roles and mandate of GNHC, five year plan drafting process, Bhutan’s graduation from LDC and challenges, and the incorporation of political pledges into the five year plans. He was appointed as Secretary of GNHC on […]

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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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Happiness Center – drug abusers’ new home to recovery in Phuentsholing

The two-roomed center, near the Amochhu, accommodates recovering addicts and has been operational for a little more than a month The rain has just stopped. Heavy dumpers roar at the nearby riverbed outside, waiting to load dredged boulders. And inside a small and simple room, Bhup Dhoj Ghalley flips through his daily activity logbook. Few […]

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Growing flowers from hobby to a lucrative business

Jyotshana Gurung’s nursery today has over 60 varieties of flowers, some rare and exotic, making her a connoisseur in the field With the onset of the spring season, local florists are gearing up with their gardening tools to once again prepare their nurseries for planting the next batch of exotic flowers and plants, which has […]

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Flared skirts & patterned slings: Creating a niche in fashion

Tashi Zangmo popularly known as Wangpe Tashi is a 30 year old fashion designer creating waves in the Bhutanese fashion industry. A young, upcoming fashion designer in the country, her eyes are set on redefining popular female fashion. Known for her unique designs among the youngsters, Tashi is a mother of one and her love […]

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Housing crunch continues in Phuentsholing

Thousands of Bhutanese are still resorting to reside across the border town in Jaigaon, India, because of the exorbitant rents in Phuentsholing Contrary to the perception that the housing problems in Phuentsholing would be greatly resolved following the allotment of apartments to 506 registered applicants by the National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDCL) last month, […]

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