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Special Zhabdrung Kuchoe this year

His Royal Highness The Gyalsey will receive His name today

Events: Coinciding with the auspicious occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe, His Royal Highness The Gyalsey will receive His name from the most sacred Machhen Lhakhang at Punakha dzong, commonly known as Pungthang Dewachengi Phodrang, today.

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Enrolment into monastic schools slumps

The issue is compounded by an increasing number of novices leaving the monastic life

Culture: The tradition of sending a child for monastic education is waning with monastic schools across the country recording a drop in enrolment every year.

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Bhutan’s energy market in India is secure

… despite India’s quest to generate surplus power 

Hydropower: India’s drive to augment its power generation capacity by three-folds to 800 gigawatts (GW) by 2030 and emerge as a power surplus country will not distress Bhutan’s energy market in India, the Indian power secretary has assured.

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