• Thrue Bab- 23rd September 2018- Blessed Rainy Day

    Blessed_Rainy_Day-2017Tomorrow, Sunday 23 September 2017, the Bhutanese will be observing Blessed Rainy Day.

    Blessed Rainy Day is the holiday marking the end of the monsoon season in Bhutan. On this day all natural water resources in the country are considered to be sanctifying and an outdoor bath will cleanse all of bad deeds, obstructions, defilements and accumulated bad karma. Families traditionally gather for a meal of thup at breakfast time. The holiday also marks the end of the farming season and the beginning of the harvest season.

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  • Annual Writeshop held at ARDC-Wengkhar

    September 17-18, Mongar: Staff from the Agriculture Research Development Centre (ARDC)-Wengkhar, its sub-centres and Office of the Programme Management-CARLEP attended the annual writeshop to document research papers and other developmental works from the past year and enhance its proper documentation and information dissemination.

    The writeshop finalised papers for international journals, Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture, Sanam Drubdrey and articles for CARLEP website.

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  • Thimphu Tshechu: 19-21 September 2018

    Thimphu-TshechuAll government offices and schools in the capital city, Thimphu, will be closed from 19 to 21 September 2018 to observe one of the biggest festivals in the country- the Thimphu Tshechu. This festival is held in the capital city for three days beginning on 10th day of the 8th month of lunar calendar.

    This Tshechu is witnessed by thousands of people many of which travel from neighboring Dzongkhags (districts) to attend the festivities. The actual Tshechu is preceded by days and nights of prayer and rituals to invoke the Gods.

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  • Vacancy: Re-announcement

    The National Mushroom Centre (NMC), Wangchutaba is pleased to announce the vacancy for the following posts:

    The following documents must be produced along with the application:

    1. Dully filled Civil Service Employment Application Form
    2. Valid Security Clearance
    3. Copy of CID
    4. Medical Certificate
    5. No objection letter, if employed

    The interested individuals may apply to National Mushroom Centre, DoA, MoAF, Wangchutaba,

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