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‘One of the best so far’: Coronation Cup 2019

The 25th edition of the Coronation Cup, a basketball tournament held every year in Thimphu, draws to a close on 17th July. The tournament that started on June 15th has been one of the best in terms of quality said coach and referee Dechen Phurba. “The quality of players and …

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The English Marksman of the BOB Bhutan Premier League

The 2019 BOB Bhutan Premier League boasts the arrival of numerous foreign footballers and Jay Hart, from Accrington in Lancashire, England now playing for Thimphu City FC is one of the premier acquisitions made for the season. The former non-league forward was a prolific goal-getter for a number of clubs …

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A Nu 1 bn STEM school for the gifted

Education ministry’s big school project focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is a separate school being planned by the Ministry of Education (MoE). Although STEM is a new kind of specialized school for the gifted students in Bhutan, however, many countries around the …

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