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Ongoing Camp Raven keeps youth productively occupied

Under Royal Command, Camp Raven meant mainly for the children of armed forces is going on from 18th December 2015 to 15th January 2016. There are 575 youth attending in the Royal Bhutan Army (227), Royal Bhutan Police (152) and Royal Body Guards (196) camp grounds.  Of the total 255 …

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Overview of the Sixth Session of the Second Parliament

The closing ceremony of the Sixth Session of the Second Parliament was graced by His Majesty the King on Wednesday. The members of the Royal Family, representatives of the Central Monastic Body, senior government officials and representatives of the international community were also present at the closing ceremony. After expressing …

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Graduate awarded Annual Indian Ambassador’s Scholarship

Vidya Sagar, a Graduate from the Royal Thimphu College has been selected to be the first recipient of the Annual Indian Ambassador’s Scholarship for Post Graduate studies at a reputed University in India. The fully sponsored Scholarship was announced by, the Ambassador of India to Bhutan, Gautam Bambawale during his …

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Community builds its own road with its own funds

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The Lobneykha community in Chapcha gewog has privately funded the construction of more than one-kilometer road that took over two months to complete, from August- October 2014. The road extends from the end of village until Gensakha lhakhang. Community coordinator Kado Dukpa, said the decision to construct the road to …

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Celebration of 60th anniversary by Colleges

Colleges in Bhutan are in full swing to celebrate and dedicate some special events for the 60th birth anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo. Colleges like Jigme Namgyal Engineering College (JNEC) are planning to have a various list of event which will all be conducted during the three days of …

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A youth cooperative has better luck with vegetables

Though it may not have had much success in the volatile egg business in the pilot auction yard in Thimphu so far, Youth Business Cooperative (YBC) has had some success stories, in terms of marketing vegetables at a cheaper price, providing a door-to-door service for supply of vegetables, and making …

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