RTA’s winter weaving program trains 41 school going girls

Around 41 school going young girls aged 9 – 19 will be completing their winter weaving course at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu on Monday. The weaving course started on December 19 last year and comprises students who had decided to spend their winter vacation fruitfully. As a beginner, students were taught to […]

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Opposition warns unemployment will worsen under this government

The Opposition party has warned that unemployment problem in the country will only become worse during this government’s term. Speaking at the Opposition’s Press Conference on Thursday, Member of Parliament (MP) from Pangbang, Dorji Wangdi, said that the biggest problem in the country is unemployment and that it is going to aggregate and become worse. […]

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Rabies outbreak under control in Phuentsholing and Samphelling

The disease was first reported in January 25 The rabies outbreak in the four villages of Phuentsholing and Samphellinggewogs in Chhukha has been brought under control, according to officials from the Regional Veterinary Hospital in Tsimasham. The disease was first reported in January 25. Ahalley and Majuwa in PhuentsholingGewog and Pana B and Rangeytung in […]

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Pondering Over These Minor Anomalies – Yeshey Dorji

In the winter months, Bhutan imports electricity from India – at much higher rates than we export to them during the summer months. We pride ourselves as a net exporter of electricity and claim that our biggest economic activity is generating hydroelectricity. And yet, the Bhutanese people spend hours queuing up at the fuel pump […]

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