GAB proposes area-specific guides

Guides Association of Bhutan (GAB) is proposing for area-specific guides at monument sites in the country. The objective of area-specific guides is to provide correct and uniform information to tourists. The Director General of TCB, Dorji Dhradhul said that TCB will support this proposal. The Chairperson of GAB, Garab Dorji said that guides will be […]

Substance abuser turns savior for the desolate

Roaming with vigilant eyes, tattooed arms, wearing boots, he appears to be high on drugs. But that’s not what Ugyen Dorji actually is. He is frequently seen helping the homeless and helpless elderly wandering in the streets of Phuentsholing. The roughness on his face carries a certain calm and composure.  Ugyen Dorji, 35, from Sha […]

Winnowing made easy

People of Gidakom in Thimphu have made a discovery right at the time of winnowing grains. They make good use of an electric fan to separate quality grains from chaff, which is a crucial process in the cultivation of paddy. This is a catalyst for earning a livelihood through diversification of traditional farming. The traditional […]

Samdrup Jongkhar harbors vision for GNH-based commercial hub

The residents of Samdrup Jongkhar will launch its vision and mission to be Gross National Happiness commercial hub in eastern Bhutan on November 7. The town residents under the Building Community Initiative (BCI) came up with the vision, mission, and strategy for their town after a day-long visioning exercise at the beginning of the year. […]

90 dogs in Gidakom sterilized and vaccinated

With increasing complaints on the stray dog menace and growing public health risk owing to the same, the Department of Livestock (DoL) conducted a vaccination and sterilization program at Gidakom and Bjemina in Thimphu to stabilize the dog population. About 90 dogs (stray and pets) were sterilized and vaccinated in these two areas whereas a […]