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Getting graduates on board the entrepreneurship programme

The training is intended to turn a generation of jobseekers into job creators  BOiC/MoL: A decade after he graduated from Sherubtse College and working part time with media houses, Sonam Rinchen, 32, is set to start his own business of producing local snacks such as noodles and chips. He started …

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Coaching using stats

The American coach sees potential in Bhutanese players Basketball: Team Spirits’ Karma Phuntsho scored 21 points, won six defensive rebounds, three offensive rebounds, seven assists and four steals in two games at the ongoing basketball B League. Unlike in the past, players will not have to surround the scorekeeper to check, …

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The extinct tele-kiosks of yesterday

TELECOM: It was Sunday, November 17, 1991. Father William Mackey, Chief Inspector of the Department of Education, spoke to one of his students on the telephone. “I’ll pull your ear if you fail to do your homework,” said the Canadian Jesuit from Thimphu’s first telephone booth at the heart of town. …

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Tashi Gyepa:Part II – A Translation

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO: ༄༅། །འཕགས་པ་བཀྲ་ཤིས་བརྒྱད་པའི་ཚིགས་སུ་བཅད་པ་བཞུགས་སོ། ། The Sublime Verses on Eight Auspicious Ones ལས་གང་ཞིག་རྩོམ་པ་ན་ཐོག་མར་འདི་ཚར་གཅིག་བརྗོད་ན་གྲུབ་པ་བདེ་བ་ཡིད་བཞིན་དུ་བྱེད་པར་འགྱུར་བས་ཅི་ནས་ཡིད་ལ་བྱའོ། ། Please note that if one recites this once before starting any project, it will help accomplish the project easily as one wishes.

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Losing weight – Not quite a walk in the park

HELTH AND FITNESS: I’ve started walking for an hour and a half for about two weeks now.  I’ve cut down rice and am eating vegetables and curry in my meals.  I want to cut down some more weight.  Is the diet pattern that I’m currently following healthy?  Will walking help …

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Picture story

His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen offer prayers before the Zhabdrung Phuensum Tshogpai Thongdrol at Punakha Dzong on Zhabdrung Kuchoe yesterday                                                           

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ACC discovers modus operandi of fraudulent land grabbing

Lambasts govt. officials of abusing authority  Report: While investigating the Thimphu land case involving the former Chang gup, the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has discovered the modus operandi of fraudulent land grabbing, in collusion with surveyors and land record officials. This is the highlight of the ACC annual report (April …

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Bhutan’s relief team in Nepal relocates to epicentre

Quake: Being one of the few international relief teams that can self-sustain without the need for Nepalese government assistance, Bhutan’s 63-member medical team been has relocated to Trishuli in Nuwakot district, located 34km from the epicentre of the April 25 earthquake, and has begun treating victims. The team, deployed, following …

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24 central schools given official send-off

PM and Indian ambassador present for formal launch at Wangbama CS, Genekha Education: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and India’s ambassador to Bhutan, Gautam Bambawale, formally launched the 24 central schools yesterday at Wangbama Central School in Genekha, Thimphu. Principals of all the 24 central schools across the country attended the …

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Address/delivery system launched on pilot basis in Thimphu

Thromde: Thimphu thromde and Bhutan Post launched the city addressing and door-to-door service delivery at the clock tower square yesterday. The service is piloted in Norzin lam, Wongzin lam (the road that runs through the clock tower square) and Chang lam in the capital. Thromde’s GIS engineer Tsheten Dorji, said …

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