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Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel – the founder of Bhutan

Main story: It’s bright, the main room where the exhibit is carefully placed behind sealed glasses. There is a special aura in the room. Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel – the founder of Bhutan – who we read in history books suddenly came alive through the sacred relics and objects displayed at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu.

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Messengers of Peace

Main story: On September 21, the International Peace Day was celebrated worldwide. Bhutan observed the day on September 17 with more than 1,500 students and teachers (both scouts and non-scouts) from 12 different schools in Thimphu.

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Friends of Bhutan

Main story: In far-flung schools, agriculture research centres, bridge construction sites, and crowded hospitals are a few foreign volunteers working selflessly and tirelessly in silence.

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Chicken Spiedini

picture-002 Recipe:  Method: Place chicken breasts between sheets of plastic wrap; pound chicken gently with mallet until very thin (about 1/8 inch thick). Marinate with Salt, Pepper and oil

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With the right mindset, any job can offer a satisfying experience

Youth in focus: Hi Lam, I  graduated from college this summer and am now looking for a job. My parents want me to take the RCSC exam and work in an office, but I really don’t enjoy office work. Instead, I want to do something creative and also travel overseas. Should I just follow my parent’s instructions or listen to my own heart.  Confused guy, Thimphu 

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Gyalsey Nachung Camp

Main story: In the midst of a small developing township of Bjemina in Thimphu is Bjemina Primary School where about 200 students from the dzongkhag attended the four-day Gyalsey Nachung Camp, the first scout camp organised for younger students.

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Trying new workout routines

Health and fitness: Hi Sir, I've been working out for over two years now. I've achieved my goal of looking and feeling fit. I constantly complete and do all my routines. Since I've already achieved my goal, now what should I do? I wanted to know your thoughts on this because sometimes it's difficult to keep on working out after achieving my goals. How far should I be working out? -Sangay, Thimphu

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Taking Refuge – Chabdro

Why we do what we do: The first Buddhist step on the journey to enlightenment is taking refuge, called śaraa in Sanskrit and chabdro (སྐྱབས་འགྲོ་) in Choekey. It is the most fundamental Buddhist practice which is said to distinguish the Buddhists from others.

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