English | Dzongkha Friday, February 22, 2019

Singer Sonam Wangchen named UNICEF’s National Youth Ambassador

Popular Bhutanese singer and songwriter Sonam Wangchen has been announced as UNICEF National Youth Ambassador in Bhutan. The appointment – marked on World Children’s Day – makes the 16-year-old UNICEF’s first ever Bhutanese national ambassador.

4 in 10 high school adolescents suffer from internet addiction, a study finds

A study by a team of local and international doctors found that four in every 10 Bhutanese high school-going adolescents suffer from internet addiction.

Arekha students open bank accounts under youth banking programme

The students of Arekha Middle Secondary School in Darla Gewog, Chhukha has bank accounts. They opened the accounts under the Royal Monetary Authority’s (RMA) Youth Ethics Banking Incentives Programme.

Bhutan exits SAFF U-15 championship

Bhutan’s national under-15 football team is out of the 2018 SAFF U-15 Championship after they suffered a 4-0 defeat to India today. 

BCCB initiates cricket development activities in Samtse

In an effort to promote grassroots cricket across the country, the Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) has now opened cricket development activities in Samtse. To mark the opening, an artificial turf was inaugurated on October 27.

Bhutan loses to Pakistan SAFF U-15 championship

Bhutan’s national under-15 football team lost to Pakistan by four goals to nil in the ongoing SAFF under-15 championship in Nepal today.

Dragon boys leave for Nepal to play in SAFF U-15 championship

The national football team will left Nepal to take part in the SAFF Under-15 Championship in Nepal today.

Bhutanese youths allege of being duped by Indian company

A group of Bhutanese youth say they have been duped by an Indian fashion garment company based in Siliguri, West Bengal. 

Rapper Kezang Dorji wins South Asian Youth Award 2018

Bhutanese rapper Kezang Dorji is the winner of the South Asian Youth Award 2018. The award celebrates the greatness of spirit and transformative leadership in Asia.

Dragon Girls defeat Maldives in their first win of SAFF U-18 championship

The Bhutanese Under-18 women’s national football team picked up their first international win by defeating Maldives 13-nil at the Changlimithang National Stadium yesterday.

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