English | Dzongkha Thursday, March 22, 2018

Chali farmers cash in from Tengma

Flattened maize or locally termed as tengma is the main source of income for farmers in Chali Gewog. It has been vital in uplifting their livelihoods.

Bhutan Sustainable Loving Youth’s volunteerism act

Volunteerism is the best service one can ever give to the nation. In volunteering, you not only give but also get a lot.

11-year-old boy undergoes successful heart surgery in Thailand

A class four student, 11-year-old, Yeshi Gyeltshen underwent a successful heart surgery in Bangkok, Thailand, last month. He is the first Bhutanese children to have undergone surgery under the Thailand Paediatric Surgeon Foundation.

Bhutanese woman makes a name in online gaming

Pinda Rika Dorji, 22, is the only gamer from Bhutan who is making a living through online games. Her passion for online gaming got Pinda a job as a Television anchor with e-sport channel in Malaysia.

A festival of harvest, songs, and love

This is the time of year when farmers of Zhemgang come together to pay homage to the local deities for bountiful harvest.

Helicopter service benefits people of Lunana

The introduction of helicopter service has eased the lives of people in Lunana.

On the verge of vanishing

Tsazo or the art of weaving bamboo basket is almost on the brink of vanishing in Gongdue under Monggar. The art, which used to thrive in the remote village, is now practiced by only two elderly craftsmen.

A physiotherapist takes up hollow block manufacturing business

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. This is what a 25-year-old medical university graduate from India did. He is into hollow block manufacturing business in Zhemgang, after his tireless effort to become a professional health worker failed. Today, the young entrepreneur is an inspiration, taking up a successful business.

Dolungpai Raksha Cham- Unique to Wangdue Phodrang

The Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu has its own unique mask dance. And it is Dolungpai Raksha Cham. It is believed to be the most unique and important mask dance performed annually during the Wangdue Phodrang Tshechu.

Young man saves the day

From many who helped contain the fire in Monggar town, last month, a young man emerged as the brave one.

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