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Bhutan launches its first satellite into space

By the end of summer, late August side, Bhutan’s first satellite, a CubeSat called Bhutan-1 weighing less than 2 kilograms shall be released into low earth orbit with the other CubeSats. Once released, BHUTAN-1 will become operational and can be tracked from the ground station in Ministry of Information and …

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BOB observes 50th Anniversary

The Bank of Bhutan (BoB) with both present and former employees, partners and shareholders gathered together to mark the 50th anniversary of BoB, with the theme ‘Embracing Happiness’, on 28 May. The event was celebrated in the convention centre in Thimphu, with the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay as …

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Thimphu’s high street address Motithang is drying up

With three water sources drying up, in large probability due to climate change, the residents of Motithang are facing an acute ongoing water shortage. Although the residents of Changzamtog, Zilukha, and Jungshina also face water shortage from time to time, those living in Motithang are the hardest hit as Motithang …

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Chechay Sanitary Napkin to hit the Bhutanese market soon

Pema Chozom, 28, a young entrepreneur from Trashigang intends to revolutionize menstrual health and hygiene for women and girls by designing a simple environment friendly sanitary pad called Chechay Sanitary Napkin. Pema Chozom has been working on this project for about 7 months and is determined to provide affordable sanitary …

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