When the wild comes barging in

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MAIN STORY: Meet Nana, Thimphu’s favourite up and coming star. She wears a black coat with pale yellow crescent on the chest, always. She weighs 47 kilograms. Already the celebrity is tired of being on the limelight.

Oṃ Ye Dharma! The Tendrel Verse

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WHAT WE DO WHY WE DO: The concept of tendrel (རྟེན་འབྲེལ་) or pratītyasamutpāda is the central philosophy of Buddhism. Teachings on tendrel explain the theory of causation on which the whole Buddhist moral, philosophical and spiritual systems are based.

How to get a six-pack

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HEALTH AND FITNESS: Hi Sir, I am really interested in abs workout and I have been consistently doing the abs workout for a month now. I wanted to ask you how many times should I do the workout in a week. What are the best abs workouts and what kind of diet should I maintain to get the best abs packs? Namgyel Rangdol, Thimphu

Substance abuse responsible for mental disorder in youth

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Youth: At least 12 youth visit the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital in Thimphu every month with a mental disorder.

PM meets people of Bumthang

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Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay, who is on a visit to the gewogs of…

Helpline calls for emergencies rising

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But calls seeking medical advice from HHC are declining 

HHC: Although the number of calls availing medical advise through the Health Help Centre (HHC) has dropped over the years, the centre has recorded an increase in calls for emergency response.

New Drukair CEO to be announced next week

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Four Bhutanese candidates have been shortlisted

Management: The national airline, Drukair is likely to have a new CEO in place by next week.

Civil service to undergo major structural changes

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A Cabinet approval is awaited to implement the recommendations of the RCSC’s OD exercise

RCSC: The Cabinet is yet to give directives on the implementation of major structural changes in the civil service that the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) proposed last month following the Organisation Development (OD) exercise.

Election officials take stock of voter education programmes

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ECB: Election officials and representatives from civil society organisations (CSOs) have gathered in Paro to develop new civic and voter education strategy for the election commission.

Land fraud case enters evidence hearing

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Judiciary: Evidence hearing for the land fraud case that involves the former Royal Advisory Councillor, Chang Ugyen, will begin next month. The High Court’s Bench I heard the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) lawyers’ rebuttal on August 27.

Two truckloads of marijuana uprooted

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BNCA: About 120 Sherubtse graduates uprooted more than two trucks of marijuana in Babesa yesterday.