Entries by Pema Tshering

MoH begins catch-up immunisation campaign

The health ministry in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO is conducting a nationwide measles and rubella catch up immunisation campaign from October 27 to November 8. Deputy chief programme officer with the vaccine-preventable disease programme, Tshewang Tamang, said Bhutan has achieved measles elimination status in April 2017, certified by WHO prior to the regional target […]

Picture story

With 142 points, Bumdelling lower secondary school bagged the first position at the annual intra-dzongkhag taekwondo tournament held at Baylling Central School in Trashiyangtse yesterday. Bayling CS came second with 94 points. A total of 114 students from four schools in Trashiyangtse took part in the day-long tournament. (Photo courtesy: Dzongkhag Taekwondo Association, Trashiyangtse)

Energy security: But more could be done

The country is expected to invest more in renewable energy sector in the next five years. This is good news. When it comes to energy, we have only invested in hydropower. This, according to experts may be not sustainable in the long run. When we talk about investment, we are talking about our economy. The […]

Foundation with focus on rural development

Tarayana Foundation was founded by Her Majesty the Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck and was formally launched on May 4, 2003 by His Majesty The King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. The public benefit organisation works in remote, rural villages to bring about holistic community growth and development. Through the foundation’s social and economic development programmes, Tarayana […]

Salmon Confit with Apple Mojo

Ingredients Salmon fillet 150kg Baby lettuce 0.25kg Olive oil 0.50ml Microgreens 0.25kg Celery diced 0.10kg Green apple 0.50kg Lemon 0.10kg Chiplote mozo 0.10kg Salt  to taste Black pepper to taste Method:  Toss diced apples in lemon juice, then sauté with celery in olive oil. Season with Salt and pepper and  cook until celery and apples […]

Be a lion not a sheep

Hi Lama. I’m a college student and I have a great fear that I will not succeed. I feel anxious all the time and constantly compare myself with my classmates and worry about my exams. When the feeling gets really bad, I smoke marijuana to relax. It works temporarily, but the anxiety always returns. My […]

Adopt a PET!

Kuzu kuzu! We are the cutest puppy twins you ever saw in this column! At least, this is what our foster mummy tells us. We arrived at the shelter two weeks ago from Taba. We were vomiting a lot and bleeding from our noses and the people there said we had been poisoned. One nice […]