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Farmers harvest crops before wild animals encroach


To cope with the loss of crops to wild animals, farmers in Menchuna under Tsirang Dzongkhag are harvesting crops before the harvest season. Farmers say that they have been losing most of their yield to wild boars and bears.

A quest to revive Neypo system


A group of cross-country wandering and storytelling musicians raised awareness on the richness of Bhutanese musical tradition within the context of hospitality. They are on a mission to raise awareness and revive the tradition of Neypo system in the country.

When women team accepted men’s challenge for a khuru match

Women and Khuru

Even though the women team lost a Khuru tournament against the men’s team of Yongphu Pam under Kanglung Gewog in Trashigang, they believe this is not the end to it.

A model school adopting sustainable practices

Rinchen Kuenphen Primary Schoo- model school adopting sustainable practices

According to a non-governmental organisation, Rinchen Kuenphen Primary School in Thimphu is the model school working towards being resource efficient and adopting sustainable practices for the school development.

Poverty higher in eastern dzongkhags

Poverty higher in eastern dzongkhags- Abi Tashi

Abi Tashi, 80, does not know where her next meal is coming from. She lives in a ramshackle of a house in Poikhar, Monggar with her 56-year-old daughter who is suffering from speech disability.

Avacado, the most popular fruit in Zhemgang

Avacado, the most popular fruit in Zhemgang

Avacado is the most popular and widely grown fruit in Zhemgang. Thanks to Dasho Nishioka who introduced the fruit in the country in the 1960s.

Stuffed tiger toys guard maize fields


Stuffed tiger toys have taken over the duty of guarding the maize fields from the farmers in most parts of eastern districts. Farmers find it effective to place tiger dolls near their maize fields to scare away the monkeys.

Samrang Gewog lights up from the darkness


The pitch dark nights in the villages of Samrang Gewog under Samdrup Jongkhar is now a tale of yore now. Samrang Gewog is one of the eight gewogs to receive electricity recently.

No age limit for the love of football


Age is no bar if you love a game. This is the message the 65-year-old Ugyen Namgay is sending out at the first ever veteran’s football tournament underway in Gelegphu.

A school earning a million from waste


Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu earned about a million ngultrum by selling wastes last year. The school started the initiative of collecting and selling wastes in July last year.



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