Crime rate in capital drops due to COVID

Before the pandemic and lockdowns, Thimphu police station used to record three to four cases a day and sometimes more The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the country’s economy, people’s health and livelihoods in adversely but one thing it should be credited with is reducing the crime rate in the capital drastically. The two newly established […]

Sculpting fate into favor

At first sight, Tshewang Dorji, 49, from Ramjar gewog in Trashiyangtse district does not appear to have any extraordinary skills. He comes from a peasant family. That is why it is pretty astonishing to note that this man is a Jinzop (sculptor) who has created countless figurines of various goddesses in the country as well […]