BAOWE empowering women through entrepreneurship

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For Phub Lham, life became difficult when she separated from her husband. With four children to look after and without any qualification, the 58-year-old woman came to Thimphu looking for a job.

Crab Panache with Local Rum

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Take out the crabmeat, remove bones if any. Drain the juices and keep it aside

Train your mind to find the magic in small, everyday things

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Actually, this is a common problem these days, and I often hear the youth say that they are bored. In reality, the reason for this sense of emptiness is a lack of ability to find the magic in the things around them.

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat

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His Majesty The King granted an Audience to Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat

ACC clears Tsirangtoe MP

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) dropped its investigation on the alleged involvement of Tsirangtoe MP Novin Darlami in a fake Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Ltd (REDCL) office in Tsirang.

14th annual Tarayana Fair

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Her Majesty the Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the 14th annual Tarayana Fair in Thimphu yesterday.

Finance ministry revises land compensation rates

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The finance ministry has revised compensation rates for land, structures, cash crops and fruit trees when acquired by the government.

Number of drug abusers rising in the east

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Drug issues in Trashigang might not be as grave as it is in Thimphu and Phuentsholing but the menace is on the rise in the east.

The free press

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Bhutan’s press freedom ranking has improved in the past year according to media rights group, Reporters Without Borders. Bhutan is now ranked 84th out of 180 countries. The question is whether journalists in Bhutan will agree that the state of the media has improved in the past year or two.

Safety standards at workplaces improving

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While 35 business establishments in the country adhere to the standard Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) system in the country today, 26 do not.

Transporter cries foul over unfair bidding process

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The State Mining Corporation Limited (SMCL) is alleged of unfair treatment in awarding a contract to transport coal from Samdrupcholing in Samdrupjongkhar to Dungsam Cement Corporation Limited in Nganglam, Pemagatshel.

Two new birds discovered

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Two new species of birds, the Oriental pratincole (Glareola maldivarum) and Desert wheatear (Oenanthe deserti) were discovered in Wangduephodrang and Punakha respectively on April 25.