Twenty renowned international athletes and Bhutan’s five top athletes will run the 300km Snowman Race in October this year (Photo: Snowman Race)kuensel

Bhutan leads climate action in mountainous regions

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Mountain ecosystems are sensitive to the impacts of climate change and are being affected at a faster rate than other terrestrial habitats.
Her Majesty the Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, the patron of Tarayana Foundation, launched the programme yesterdaykuensel

Tarayana launches micro loans for rural development

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To meet the financial needs of rural communities, the Tarayaya Foundation has launched the Tarayana Micro Finance (TMF) for rural development programme in Thimphu yesterday.
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Practice of school ranking unfair: GG Committee

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The National Council’s Good Governance Committee reported that the criteria used for rating schools in school ranking system was unfair and has demotivated principals and teachers of low ranked schools. 
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Tribute to King and the nation

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The nation’s come together this day for a very special celebration. It is His Majesty’s 40th Birth Anniversary.
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Lumang residents wait for a bridge over Demri

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With every rainfall and the impending monsoon, villagers in three chiwogs of  Lumang in Trashigang are worried about crossing Demri and Shoskomre streams. 
Bhutanese visiting Dadgari market has dropped almost by halfkuensel

Bhutanese refraining from gatherings hurts Dadgari businesses

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As much as people in Gelephu and nearby gewogs depend on Dadgari village in Assam, India for trade, the small Indian settlement’s main customers for business is it’s neighbours this side of the border. 
500 students, teachers and government officials are taking part in the Luejongkuensel

Luejong: Dancing for a healthy life

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This rooster song is an evergreen song among many Bhutanese. The lyrics are simple, the dance steps fun and it is a sing-along song.
A few trucks that are operating today ferry stone aggregate to Assamkuensel

Transporters against Indian trucks ferrying boulder

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Exporters and transporters in Gelephu remain divided on the proposal to allow Indian trucks to ferry boulders to Bangladesh from the border town. 
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NA rejects motion to bring select public services under gewog administration 

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The National Assembly rejected the motion to include farm shops, power tiller services, fuel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) depots and community information centres (CICs) under gewog administration. 
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National football players to receive Nu 30,000 in salary

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 Players of the Bhutan football national team will receive a salary of Nu 30,000 per month from next month, a 200 percent increase in their monthly salary.
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Gewog finds solution to water shortage

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Ngatshang gewog in Mongar has been coping up with an acute shortage of water for both drinking and agriculture. They are not complaining anymore. They found a solution.
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Canadian govt. to offer biometrics service

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The government of Canada would offer biometrics collection service in Thimphu on March 16 and 17.
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Man sentenced for assault and display of weapon

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Gelephu drungkhag court sentenced a 26-year-old man from Serzhong in Gelephu for assaulting a taxi driver and snatching a sickle from a woman and threatening to assault her in September last year.