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Fitness and performance

Hi Sir, I am into outdoor fitness and am currently trying to lose weight by running. But I get tired very easily. I would like your advice on nutrition and supplementation so that I can improve my performance and lose fat.  Sushant Chhetri Hi Sushant, As per the length and …

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Ney Site

Bhutan is full of places known as ney (གནས་) or sacred sites. Ney, which literally means an abode or space for abiding, is a sacred and spiritually powerful area. It can extend across a whole valley or a mountain or refer to a single rock, tree or a temple. Bhutanese …

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo La! My name is Alex. Some of you will recognize me. Yes the big boy in the front of the picture. I was already in this column with my sister Alexandra, remember – the two cute puppies from Taba? So first, a very big piece of good news: Alexandra …

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RENEW, empowering the disadvantaged

To respect, educate, nurture, and empower women, especially those in difficult circumstances, Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck founded RENEW in 2004. The organisation, which works towards renewing the dignity of women addresses the issues of gender inequality through awareness, education, strategising action plans to promote and advocate …

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Steam Sea bass with Chinese Green

Ingredients Sea bass – 150gms Chinese gabbage – 60gms Ginger,  – 50gms Bok choy – 60gms Asparagus – 60 gms Bell pepper – 60gms Spring onions– 5 no. Fish stack – 250ml Soy sauce – 4 tbs Sugar – 1 tbs Oil – 1 tbs Method  Season the seabass with …

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The most important aspect of a job is your attitude

Lama, I’ve trained in cooking and want to open a restaurant in Thimphu. What do you think? Is there potential? Can I make money from this kind of enterprise?  Well, if you want to open a restaurant you will first need to decide on who is your target market. A …

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzu everybody! I cannot tell you what my name is because I don’t have one yet. Not because no one is looking after me or taking good care of me, but because I am actually one of the few lucky puppies who is born at the shelter! There is not …

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Helping home-based workers

SAARC Business Association of Home Based Workers (SABAH) project was implemented in seven SAARC countries in 2010 to help poor or marginalised home-based women workers from informal sectors in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member states. With funding support from SAARC Development Fund (SDF), SABAH Bhutan was …

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Mahāyāna Tradition

The Mahāyāna (ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོ་) tradition is a system of Buddhist ideas and practices which began to rise around the beginning of the Common Era and spread to many Buddhist countries in Far East Asia, South East Asia, Central Asia and the Himalayas. Mahāyāna, which literally denotes ‘great vehicle’ in contrast to …

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Vegetarian diet and muscle building

Dear Sir, I am a vegetarian and I want to build muscle. I am considering taking some mass gainer. I have been training since 2013 and I haven’t gained much muscle. What would you recommend? Lodx  Hi Lodx, Vegetarians can build muscle by using food alone. Consuming a supplement is …

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