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Winter activities: Keeping students engaged meaningfully

The courtyard of Centenary Youth village in Thimphu is filled with colours, music, songs, and different artworks. Winter vacation has been a busy time for students. Three students are mixing paint. Pelden Tshomo picks up a sheet of paper and folds into two equal halves. She starts adding blue, purple ...

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo la, My name is Buli. I am the brother of Jigme who was in this column last week. My coat is the same beautiful red color, but my eyes are not blue, they are a rich brown honey tone. I did not get my name cause I am a ...

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Drug Regulatory Authority

Ensuring quality medicinal products To control and regulate medicinal products in the country, the 81st session of the National Assembly passed the Medicines Act in 2003. The following year, the Drug Regulatory Authority (DRA) was established as per Chapter III of the Act with three staff. The authority was under ...

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Spaghetti Arbitta

Ingredients Spaghetti 150gms Tomato 100gms Onion 10gms Garlic 05gms Fresh Basil 05gms Tomato Puree  50gms Chilli Flakes 02gms Olive 10gms Olive Oil 20ml Parmesan Cheese 10gms Fresh Parsley 05gms Salt To taste Black Pepper To taste Water 500ml Method  Step 1 Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. ...

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Walls and bars do not make a prison, only thinking does

Hi Lam, I started on a three-year course in Kolkata in September. The course is ok, but I’m really missing the fresh air and mountains. Also, I miss my friends and Bhutanese food. I feel unhappy here and want to come home, but my parents will be disappointed if I ...

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A focal point for the hospitality industry

Hotel and Restaurant Association of Bhutan To promote sustainable tourism and represent the hospitality industry, the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Bhutan (HRAB) was formed in 2007 by a group of 10 enthusiastic hoteliers in the country. The association was an effort to address issues related to hotel business and ...

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BARC for animal welfare

Focused on animal happiness and welfare, Bhutan Animal Rescue and Care (BARC), a civil society organisation (CSO) works for a happy co-existence of animals and humans in the country. Although BARC was officially registered as a CSO in 2013, the idea had come up as early as 20 years ago ...

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For professional development of journalism

At time when media was proliferating after 2008, a group of journalists came together for Journalists’ Association of Bhutan. It started as a small group. Today, it is the only organisation that is focused on protecting the journalists and promoting professionalism in journalism in the country. The association was registered ...

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For development of sports

The journey of the Phuentsholing Sports Association (PSA), country’s oldest sports association, is a story of many ups and downs. Due to lack of financial support and infrastructure, many youth-oriented sports activities could not be organised. However, the PSA sustained and survived. Since the first inter-departmental football tournament in 1961, ...

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Gyalyum Charitable Trust

Registered on May 22, 2017 Aims and objectives: To manage and co-ordinate the policies, programmes and inter-relate the organisations under the aegis of the Trust to complement each other. To identify and seek funding sources to collectively benefit and provide the required funding for the sustenance of the organisations under ...

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