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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo to all of you…  and a big hello to my mom and family if you are reading this column! I am Mambo and I am so happy to be in the central pages today! Did you see the Topsy story the other week? He was trying to get in …

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Defining the future of children and youth

He never dreamt of life behind bars. He wanted to study hard and become a better person. However, Nima Tshering was detained for almost two years at the Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre (YDRC) for robbery in 2013. He lost his father at an early age and his mother avoided …

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Lhadar Flag

The Lhadar (ལྷ་དར་) flag is a special flag hoisted at the entrance of important establishments in Bhutan. Literally known as the flag of gods, it is a tall flag measuring some 50 meters with a white cloth on it. It marks an important institution, establishment or household. The lhadar marks …

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Adopt a PET!

Hello hello, My name is Tiger. You saw my brother Ginger in this column a month ago. He did not find a family yet, so I hope that my story will help getting us both the chance to be adopted by a cat loving family in Bhutan. A mom and …

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Conserving the traditional art of weaving

Under the vision of her Majesty the Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck the textile museum was opened in 2003. It was funded by the government and was a part of the government under the home and culture department. Executive Director of Royal textile Academy (RTA), Rinzin O Dorji, said that soon …

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Roasted lemon chicken, poached asparagus, rosemarry potato

Ingredients Whole chicken 0.75kg Thyme 0.25kg Potato 0.50kg Rosemarry 0.25kg Celery 0.10kg Salt to taste Asparagus 0.50kg Black pepper to taste Onion 0.50kg Lemon 2 Carrot 0.50Kg Mushroom 0.25kg Demiglaze 0.25kg Butter 0.25kg Olive oil 0.25lit Milk 0.25lit Method:  Preheat oven to 400.F degree. Spray olive oil in baking tray, …

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Adopt a PET!

Hello everybody My name is Topsy and I might look familiar to those of you who read this column regularly. I was in the paper a bit more than a year ago trying to find my family. Yes, my family, not an adoptive new mum and dad, but my own …

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Building professionalism in the tourism sector

After Bhutan opened to tourism in 1974, the industry has grown to become one of the major backbones of the country’s economy. In 1991, tourism industry, which was under the government, was privatised with 33 licensed tour operators. In 1998, the government further liberalised tourism making it possible for any …

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Genetics and muscle building

Hi sir,  I keep hearing people say “he has great genetics”. What does it really mean? It has never been clear to me. Could you put it in the context of weight training and muscle building?   -Jigme Hi Jigme, “Genetics” simply are the biological traits passed down from parents to …

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Drubdra

Drubdra (སྒྲུབ་གྲྭ་) is a religious centre dedicated to carrying out drubpa (སྒྲུབ་པ་) or meditation practice in the Himalayan Buddhist tradition. Located in solitude and normally protected from worldly distraction and intrusion, the drubdra retreat centres are places where people go into long-term religious retreat. These drubdra are also known as …

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