Sonam Yangdon

Organic gardening as a practical aspect of learning

Forty-one monks of the Chokyi Gyatso Buddhist Institute in Dewathang, Samdrupjongkhar, are taking part in organic gardening classes that aspires to teach sustainable nurturing of soil through practical activities. The Organic Gardening class is part of Lhomon Education’s curriculum to provide opportunity to learn the basics of livelihood and give …

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Mid Year Review of APA 2016-2017 held


Targets ‘at risk’ of not being achieved were the focus of discussions during the mid year review of the annual performance agreements (APA) for 2016-17 signed between the 10 government ministries and seven autonomous agencies and the prime minister. While targets on the ‘Achieved and On track’ checklist were acknowledged …

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Thromde promises to fix potholes


All major potholes in Thimphu city’s road network should be repaired starting next month according to Thimphu Thromde officials. The work is expected to start from February under an Asian Development Bank (ADB) contract package. “We are waiting for approval from ADB which is expected to happen some time in …

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Second session of Bhutan Children’s Parliament concludes

The second session of the Bhutan Children’s Parliament (BCP) ended yesterday, in the presence of the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners with the offering of Zhabten to thier Majesties, the Fourth and Fifth King. The Chief Election Commissioner, Chogyal Dago Rigzin, expressed his appreciation and gratitude for the successful …

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Cleaning Bhutan one toilet at a time

Bhutan Toilet Organization (BTO) was founded in 2014 to flush out the dirty toilets in the country by advocating and acting individually with the quest to provide improved toilet facilities. Passang Tshering, the founder of and a famous blogger, in the midst of bringing various issues to the forefront …

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Party plans for New Year’s eve

New Year Eve is just around the corner and the capital is filled with vibrant aura of festivity. “What are you going to do this New Year Eve? Which club are you visiting? Please buy the tickets from me if you’re planning on clubbing! Oh! I have last year’s New …

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2nd Children’s parliament by ECB

The second session of the Bhutan Children’s Parliament will be held from January 3 – 6, 2017, at the Democracy House in Thimphu, which is the office of the Election Commission of Bhutan. The pre session orientation began on Monday for the 67 student members from all across the country, …

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The Rotary club of Bhutan

Rotary club of Thimphu was established on 24th April, 2012 to become part of the Rotary international community around the world. The establishment of the Rotary Club of Thimphu was sponsored by the government. Rotary clubs are operating in over 200 countries around the world. The Rotary Club of Thimphu …

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