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.
Waste management is becoming necessary in Laya as urbanization slowly makes its way into the remote highland community. The problem is not serious at the moment, but it could become a grave concern if the issue is not nipped in the bud.
More girls are now taking interest in a six-year Painting or Lhadri course at the College of Zorig Chusum in Trashi Yangtse. This year alone 11 girls joined the course making it the highest female enrollment after the course was started more than two decades ago.