English | Dzongkha Friday, September 20, 2019

Nazhoen Lamtoen sees increasing clients

The Nazhoen Lamtoen Children’s Halfway Home in Thimphu has been seeing an increasing number of clients since its establishment in December last year. Nazhoen Lamtoen, a Civil Society Organization (CSO) established the facility to cater after-care services to children in difficult circumstances.

Palden Tshering Yangchen of Drukgyel School wins the 12th GYA

Palden Tshering Yangchen, a student of Drukgyel Central School in Paro won the 12th Golden Youth Award (GYA). Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering awarded the GYA at the camp’s closing in the Thimphu yesterday.

Youths discuss their roles in addressing social issues

Seeing the world through the eyes of youth, sometimes help everyone around to take action on pertinent social issues. And this is exactly what happened at the Youth Summit held in Thimphu. The participants learnt about social issues and reflected their own roles in addressing these issues. Over a hundred students from 23 different schools attended the program.

PGDE course extended to 18 months

Beginning next year, students undergoing Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) will have to attend the training for 18 months instead of nine months. This is to adequately train and improve the quality of teachers.

Four monks from Zhung Dratshang to pursue traditional medicine courses

To enable the monks to extend their services, four monks from Zhung Dratshang will now pursue traditional medicine courses at Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) in Thimphu from this month. To this effect, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Zhung Dratshang and KGUMSB today.

Scouts attend Solar Camp in Paro

To involve and empower young scouts in solar solution works to protect the climate, more than 300 scouts from 33 schools under Thimphu thromde participated in the ‘Scout go Solar Camp’ at National Scout Centre in Paro.

Youth engagement programme, Punakha

The Punakha Dzongkhag Education Sector conducted a weeklong Youth Engagement Programme during this summer vacation to engage students who need special cares in their school.268 students from nine schools in Punakha participated in the programme. 

Magazine on important religious sites and culture in Haa released

His Holiness the Je Khenpo released a magazine on the important religious sites and culture in Haa titled, ‘The 19th Moenlam Chenmo’. The magazine was released on the first day of the ongoing Moenlam Chenmo on July 7.

Menjong Choethuen Tshogpa dissolved

Following the successful initiation of Moenlam Chhenmo in all the districts, Menjong Choethuen Tshogpa, a religious association was dissolved upon a directive from the Secretariat of His Holiness the Je Khenpo. The Tshogpa was formally called off on the June 27 through a public notice.

Over 200 students attend Dharma Camp at ISM

More than 200 students from different schools in Thimphu are attending a Dharma Camp at the Institute of Science of Mind (ISM) in Simtokha. The camp according to the institute is to help students understand human values through religious messages.

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