English | Dzongkha Friday, September 21, 2018

Drug use among youth growing, numbers from BNCA suggest

If numbers are any indication, then drug use among the youth is growing. According to figures from the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA), police have referred almost 200 youths from the Thimphu region alone so far this year.  

Fourth youth summit underway in RTC

Over 100 students from different schools in the country are gathered at the Royal Thimphu College (RTC) for the 4th Youth Summit themed ‘Dreaming an Ideal Bhutan’.

Many young people are smartphone addicts, a study finds

An on-going online survey by a group of students from the College of Language and Culture Studies (CLCS) in Taktse found out many youths in the country are addicted to cell phones.

11th Golden Youth Award Camp gets underway

Eighty students, selected from schools across the country, are taking part in this year’s Golden Youth Award Camp, which began today in Thimphu.

Scouts say youth exchange programme is wonderful experience

Scouts from six districts in the country attended the first-ever regional youth exchange programme at Ura Central School in Bumthang, which ended yesterday.

Capacity Building Training for youth concludes in Phuentshogling

The five-day training, which ended yesterday, saw about 30 youths taking part in learning the life skills, communication and networking skills, and overcoming youth issues in the community.

Hazelnut Entrepreneurship Training Programme attracts youth

Twenty three young people, mostly unemployed, from Monggar and Lhuentse had undergone a four-day training in Lingmethang. The training is a part of series of trainings that Mountain Hazelnuts company has been conducting in financial literacy and entrepreneurship programmes.

Youth centre brings young people in Kabesa closer to virtual world

Since yesterday, youth living in Kabesa under North Thimphu no longer had to travel to main Thimphu Town to surf net, and print and photocopy their documents. The Department of Youth and Sports with the education ministry opened a youth centre in the locality yesterday.

Out-of-school youth develop ideas to enhance food & nutrition security

Nineteen out-of-school youth from four gewogs of Chhukha District are bringing up various ideas to strengthen food and nutrition security in the country at the first-ever youth innovation competition.

Youth counselling app- mPower Youth proves effective

With various mobile application or apps launched every year, a youth counselling app called mPower Youth is proving handy to its users.

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