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YouTurn for young people

Speakers and students re-energises themselves through the penguin dance

Youth: Students in Thimphu now will get a chance to participate in YouTurn, an event aimed to inspire young people through motivational talk sessions by eminent speakers.

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Husband and wife elected as gups

LG: Much before the commencement of the local government election, Pema Wangmo Tamang, 30 and Passang Thingh Tamang, 35, often joked about what would happen if both were elected.

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Sipsu’s first woman tshogpa

LG: Sarita Chhetri, 28, overcame six opponents on September 27 to become the first woman tshogpa in Sipsu gewog, Samtse. No woman had ever contested for the tshogpa post in the past.

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Beskop Tshechu 2016 begins

Film festival: The Beskop Tshechu Film Festival, the only short film and documentary festival in Bhutan, opened yesterday at the Thai Pavilion park in Thimphu.

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High-level advocacy tour begins

Advocacy: Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador commenced a high-level advocacy tour programme to Dagana, Tsirang, and Sarpang, yesterday, according to a health ministry press release.

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My Country, My Town

  • Spice and safe: While garlic keeps vampires away, one wonders what chilis will do Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Back-up security: Just the sheer number of locks on this gate, it is hoped, will dissuade any would-be burglar/s Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Ominous sign: If such is the state of the instructions, one shudders to countenance the shape of the equipment Photo by Dawa Yoezer
  • The perils of alcoholism: Wonder how much the sleeper will get charged for parking Photo by Tshewang Chogyel, DBCW, Khasadrapchu, Thimphu
  • Nothing is safe nowadays: Still it’s hard to figure out what exactly is under lock and key here Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Crate expectations: Either a bumper apple crop is expected or the harvest turned out to be below par Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu
  • Plastic in place of plants: The presence of this manmade material is all-pervasive on the planet Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu