English | Dzongkha Sunday, July 21, 2019

Upswing in the number of drivers taking basic vehicle maintenance course

The number of drivers availing themselves of the basic vehicle maintenance course at the Technical Institute in Wangdue Phodrang has increased drastically.

Making vegetable cuisines more delectable

Vegetarianism is a growing trend among the Bhutanese. However, there are not many chefs who have profound knowledge to cook a variety of vegetarian cuisines in the country. So, 15 people underwent a weeklong training in the capital to prepare different types of veggie dishes.

Samtse College of Education offers master’s in science and maths

The Samtse College of Education (SEC) on Wednesday opened its door to its first batch of students enrolled in the science and mathematics master’s course.

Childcare professionals warn against enrolling children under 3 in childcare centres

With no one to look after their child at home, a growing number of working Bhutanese parents are relying on day care centers for the care of their children. Some child care centres in Thimphu have children as young as nine months old entrusted in their care while their parents go to work.

Cordycep fetches better price in Saephu Gewog

A kilogramme of best quality cordyceps fetched a little more than Nu 2m at the cordycep auction in Saephu Gewog of Wangdue Phodrang. This was the highest price recorded this year.

Long-awaited Duenchhukha bridge opens

The bailey suspension bridge over Amochu at Duenchhukha Gewog in Samtse is now open to traffic bringing relief to the people in the Gewog.

Reviving traditional way of dining in schools

Schools in Trashi Yangtse Dzongkhag will now put into practice the traditional way of dining using Phob and Torey. This is part of the skills taught to some 300 teachers at the Yangtse Sherig Convention which ended today. The convention is first of its kind in the country.

Zhemgang students learn farming skills

Some 50 students from different schools in Zhemgang spent the last two weeks learning some basic farming skills.

Taekwondo coaching keeps students occupied

About 32 students from various schools in Monggar got through the month-long summer Taekwondo coaching out of nearly 70 participants.

Nation observes Drup Tshe Zhi

As the Nation observed Drup Tshe Zhi – the First Sermon of Lord Buddha- today, thousands of people visited Lhakhangs and Goendeys to offer prayers.

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