English | Dzongkha Saturday, February 24, 2018

Towards creating a drug, alcohol free society

To create a drug and alcohol free Bhutan, 24 youth volunteers including seven recovering addicts started to walk from Thimphu till Phuentshogling today.
They will be creating awareness to all the commuters along the highway and explain on topics ranging from the ill effects of drugs and alcohol, to relevant laws related to its trafficking.
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Recovering addicts help create a drug-free society

Opening up to strangers and sharing personal stories requires more than just a resolute will, especially when it concerns drugs and alcohol.

National drama festival kicks off

The first ever national level drama festival is underway in the capital. The festival began from August 16.

18 youths to leave for Korea for various vocational trainings

A total of 18 young Bhutanese will soon head to South Korea’s Jeju Province where they will undergo trainings in bakery, cooking, horticulture and carpentry among others.

YCC & youth mark International Youth Day

As the International Youth Day was observed in the country yesterday, Youth Caring Community (YCC) in Thimphu organised a session where youth from various educational backgrounds shared about their dreams and aspirations, and their icons.

Bhutan observes International Youth Day

The nation today joined the global community in observing the International Youth Day. The day was observed at Gelegphu Lower Secondary School in Sarpang.

9th scout leadership training ends

Some 125 scout students selected from schools across the country took part in the 9th leadership training for the scouts. The three-week programme, which was held in Wangdue Phodrang, ended yesterday.

Reading retreat to improve reading culture among youth

To instill the habit of reading in students from an early age, a summer reading retreat was organised at Lobesa Lower Secondary School in Punakha.

More youth in Pema Gatshel engage in agriculture

An increasing number of out-of-school youth in Pema Gatshel is forming farming groups to earn a livelihood.

Youth equipped with life skills for brighter future

The Passport To Success, a life skills training conducted by the Nazhoen Pelri- Drop In Centre in Bumthang is able to instill some valuable lessons for the students and youth in the locality. 

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