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High Court affirms Distri...

The High Court upheld the Trongsa District Court’s verdict last week. It asked the Bhutan Broadcasting Service Corporation (BBSC) to recruit the plaintiff with effect from July 1st. The High Court as well as the Trongsa District Court said the BBSC has not followed the labour ministry’s rules and regulations on recruitment and selection and the company’s service rule.

Residents in Samtse want ...

With some of the southern districts recently lifting the restriction on sporting activities, sports enthusiasts in Samtse are also hoping for the same. More than three months have passed since the restriction on sporting activities was imposed in May due to the worsening COVID-19 situation in the southern region.

Sorig Zhiney and Luejong ...

For the first time, a group of people with disabilities underwent Sorig Zhiney and Luejong training. The three-day event ended on Friday. Sorig Zhiney and Luejong is a mindfulness and yoga practice based on the Bhutanese traditional medicine system, Sowa Rigpa.

The millet advantage: Lho...

For time immemorial, the aboriginal inhabitants of southern Bhutan, the Lhops or Doyaps, have depended on millet as a staple diet. Millets are as sturdy as the Lhops themselves. Moreover, the small-seeded grass can grow in dry zones and on land, with low soil fertility and moisture. And with climate change leading to loss of soil fertility and increasing the frequency of droughts, millets may just be the climate-smart food for the future.

Bhakta Bdr. Monggar wins ...

The first-ever national online chess championship was held today. Nearly 70 people including four females from across the country took part in the competition. 

Bhutanese Paralympian Gye...

At the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Bhutan’s shot putter, Gyeltshen managed to set a new personal best but failed to qualify for the next round.

Thimphu City defeats Tens...

In the ongoing BOB Bhutan Premier League, league leaders Thimphu City emerged victorious over Tensung FC at the Changlimithang, earlier today.

De-Suung water project la...

The De-Sung National Service launched its 24th water project at  Zham village under Minjey Gewog in Lhuentse yesterday. The project will be implemented by the government in collaboration with armed forces and De-Suups.

Water shortage in Wakhar ...

People of Wakhar village under Lumang Gewog in Trashigang have been grappling with water shortage for more than a decade. Their only water source located some three kilometers away is drying up slowly.

New system of exporting a...

Exporters are happy with the new system of exporting agricultural products. They can directly take it to India by changing the driver in Phuentshogling. It means they don’t have to tranship to other vehicles. The first batch of nine truckloads of vegetables was exported on Wednesday.

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