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Coaching Table Tennis coaches

An Olympic Solidarity course on International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) level-1 coaches’ course is being conducted in Thimphu by the Bhutan Olympic Commission (BOC) from December 21 to 28. The members include school sports instructor and member of dzongkhag sports association from all 20 dzongkhags consisting of 27 members; 21 …

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60 free return tickets to celebrate 60th Birth Anniversary

Commemorating the 60th Birth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo and coinciding with the 108th National Day of Bhutan, Drukair released 60 lucky draw air tickets purchased during the timeframe of November 11 till December 16. Winners of the lucky draw came from a pool of 4971 customers that purchased …

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New bird joins the bird list of Bhutan


Bhutan is considered as one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world, a tag  befitting of Bhutan’s large forest coverage, which are both rich and intact. Such a provision provides a safe haven for many floral and faunal species to thrive unperturbed. New and rare species of flora and …

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Trainees from Paro and Samtse assured full employment

Member of Parliament of Nanong–Shumar constituency, Dechen Zangmo, during the question-hour session of the National Assembly asked the Education Minister on the ministry’s strategies and plans to ensure full employment to the teacher trainees from the two teacher training colleges in Paro and Samtse. She said 562 teacher trainees will …

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Tiger attacks leads to dwindling livestock

With an increasing number of tiger predation on livestock and threats to the safety of humans in Nubi gewog under Trongsa, the people’s representative from Nubi-Tangsibji constituency, Nidup Zangpo, shared concerns raised by the communities in the Parliament yesterday during the question- hour session. He said the livestock depredation has …

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