YouTurn for young people

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Youth: Students in Thimphu now will get a chance to participate in YouTurn, an event aimed to inspire young people through motivational talk sessions by eminent speakers.

‘My Green School’ sees Vietnamese incarnation

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Review: An unassuming book from Bhutan is stimulating the grey matter among an increasing number of educationists far beyond this little-known country. Three years after it was published, ‘My Green School: An Outline’ has quietly seen three incarnations – Spanish, Catalan, and now Vietnamese.

The way we see the world depends on our mindset

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Youth in focus: Hi Lam, here is my situation: I graduated class 12, but was a drug abuser from class 8. I recently went to rehab and completed the course a few weeks ago. During my first few days home I felt full of life and was happy to move on, but now I feel low. I tend to sleep late, and am irritable and angry most of the time. I’m not depressed, but feel frustrated about life. I’m afraid I’ll relapse. I know it’s my problem, but what can I do? Worried recovering addict, Thimphu

Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel – the founder of Bhutan

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Main story: It’s bright, the main room where the exhibit is carefully placed behind sealed glasses. There is a special aura in the room. Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel – the founder of Bhutan – who we read in history books suddenly came alive through the sacred relics and objects displayed at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu.

Grilled brie cheese, pencil asparagus, baked figs with berry compote

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greilled-brie Recipe:  Method: Wash and peel asparagus, carrot and blanch both, keep aside. Cut fig into two , toss in balsamic vinegar and bake it for 2 minutes