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Back home to pick buckthorn berries by Tang Chu

Tashi Dorji (left) and Tshering Wangmo at a bread baking workshop
Tashi Dorji (left) and Tshering Wangmo at a bread baking workshop

Two educated farmers from Tang return home from Austria buoyed and hopeful 
Feature: For some Bhutanese staying in Europe for a short while, nothing can be missed more sorely than the traditional three square rice meals a day. Tshering Wangmo, 29, and Tashi Dorji, 22, from Tang in Bumthang recently flew back home from a two-month stay in Austria salivating at the thought of a heavy rice-and-curry meal.

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Dancing to beat drug addiction

Chado Namgyel

Profile: If it weren’t for his passion for dancing, Chado Namgyel would not have been able to kick the problem of addiction. Although most of the people around were not aware of his addiction, the 23-year-old had already started using substances since 2009.

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Thimphu Tshechu – Day 2


A light rain did not deter thousands from attending the second day of the Thimphu tshechu at the Tendrelthang in Tashichhodzong yesterday. The story of Pholey Moley, Kelcham, Zhana nga cham, Dremetse nga cham and Shawa shakhi were performed. The Durda cham, Tum ngam, Raksha cham and Raksha nga cham will be performed today.

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