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“My Green School” translated into Spanish and Catalan


Education: Inspired by the ideas contained in Bhutan’s former education minister Thakur S Powdyel’s book “My Green School”, a well-known Spanish social worker, educator and designer, the founder-director of the Education for Life Foundation, Dr Guillem Ferrer, has translated the work into two of the major languages of Spain, Spanish and Catalan.

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Three conservationists awarded environmental stewardship


The recognition was awarded at the first bird festival, which opened in Tingtibi, a hotspot for birds 

Festival: Work of three conservationists, Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment’s ornithologist Sherab, the dean of College of Natural Resources Dr D B Gurung and the principal research officer of Renewable Natural Resources Research Center, Wengkhar Tshering Penjore were awarded the Jigme Singye Wangchuck outstanding environmental stewardship yesterday in Tingtibi, Zhemgang.

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Health walk route

The annual health walk in Thimphu on October 11 flags off at 9am from the Royal Thimphu College and ends at the Clock Tower Square. The walk is organised to promote healthy lifestyle and create awareness on reducing non-communicable diseases.

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Trade department warns businesses to switch to commercial LPG, again

Random inspections, a Nu 10,000 fine, seizure of security deposits and cylinders, cancellation of business license, are some of the measures being announced 

Fuel: Hotels, restaurants, and canteens across the country have 18 days from today to surrender their subsidised Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders they are currently using for commercial purposes. These establishments will have to switch to commercial LPG supplied by Bhutan Industrial Gas (BIG) from October 26.

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