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Bhutan Archery Federation takes archery promotion a step further

ArcheryClub-EasternBhutan

Bhutan Archery Federation has taken its national game promotion initiative a step further by taking the game to schools. Archery clubs have been formed in four schools under Kanglung Gewog.

Open Air Prison for life prisoners

OpenAir-Prison

Five life prisoners, who have served a minimum of 22 years in prison, were sent to Gasa to work at the dzong renovation site, yesterday.

Commericial potential of biogas

BioSlurry

Biogas has gained popularity among the Bhutanese farmers in the last few years due to the many benefits it has. But what is little known among the farmers is that it can be turned into a commercial product to earn some cash. To help them explore the potential, officials from the National Organic Programme are touring the country and meeting with the farmers. The team was in Sarpang Dzongkhag, recently.

Cycling, a viable mode of transport in Lhamoi Dzingkha

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If you happen to visit Lhamoi Dzingkha Dungkhag in Dagana, you will straightaway notice people riding bicycles. Most residents use bicycle to get by.

Sacred yet neglected?

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Pemaling, under Trashi Yangtse District is considered as one of the most sacred sites of Guru Rinpoche in country. But, the sacred site is not as popular as other sacred sites in the country given the remoteness of it.

Rats on the rampage in Goshing

RatMenacey

An army of rats is eating away paddy in Lamtang village of Goshing Gewog in Zhemgang. The swarm of rodents attacks the paddy fields almost every day. If this continues, the farmers fear, they would be pushed back into poverty.

A porter’s fear of losing his source of income

ProterGuy

When there are no roads, horses become priceless. And that is the main reason why every household in Tsento gewog in Paro owns at least eight horses. Many people in the geowg are into porter business. It is their alternative source of income.

A price to pay for development

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The villagers of Lul in Wangdue Phodrang had decided to take the matters into their own hand. They knew development would continue to elude them, if they decide not to act.

Chillies, the main source of revenue in Kangpar

Chilli-Kangpar

At first glance, the rooftops of houses in Kangpar Gewog under Trashigang, appear like they have been painted red. But on a closer look, you will realise, it is chillies spread on the rooftops to be sun-dried.

Festival of Lhuentse losing its luster

HaFestival-Lhuentse

Ha, one of the biggest festivals in Kharshong under Lhuentse, is at a crucial juncture. It could either continue to be the biggest festival or it could cease to be. Its fate lies entirely in the hand of a man- the lead performer.

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