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Individual Work Plan is necessary for teachers: RCSC

To date, 252 civil servants were rated outstanding and 99 were rated need improvement in the education sector  Individual Work Plan (IWP), a requirement for performance evaluation is necessary in education because teachers are part of the civil service where every individual is required to make a clear plan of …

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Why candidates switch political parties?

Availability of tickets appears to be a common reason As political parties gear up for the elections due later this year and are declaring candidates, many eyebrows were raised with candidates switching parties.  While many questioned how the founding president of Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT), Lily Wangchuk, could join Druk …

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Zhemgang awaits bus service to resume

The bus service between Zhemgang and Thimphu stopped in February last year and is yet to resume. Zhemgang Road safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) officials said the residents would have to wait for at least three more months.  RSTA in-charge, Tshering Tobgay said that after the previous bus operator stopped …

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Brother of proposed candidate seeks compensation from DPT

Relatives of a proposed candidate of Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) are claiming compensation for loss of business and other opportunities since he was identified as a candidate 10 months ago.  The party is said to have first identified San Bdr Mongar from Sompangkha constituency of Sarpang as the candidate in …

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PM defends decision to replace PDP candidates

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay yesterday defended his decision to replace some of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) MPs with new ones. Speaking at the meeting with editors yesterday, he said, “We have to announce our candidates. Seven were ready and you can expect many more,” he said. Prime minister said …

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CCTV cameras to monitor Trashigang town

11 CCTV cameras will be installed in the core town by the end go the month ​

To ensure safe parking at the newly constructed double storied parking lot in Trashigang, the municipality office will install at least 11 close circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the core town by the end of this month.   The new parking lot that resembles a flyover bridge has an underground …

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Picture story

A team comprising officials from the Royal Bhutanese Consulate (RBC) Kolkata, Bhutan Exporter Association (BEA), regional office of Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Phuentsholing), and regional customs Office of Phuentsholing and Samtse made joint visits to the custom check points and trade and transit routes in West Bengal, India …

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Picture story

Royal Safety and Transport Autority (RSTA) officials from Phuentsholing and Chukha, and Tshimasham traffic police conducted an awareness program along the Phuentsholing-Thimphu highway between Tshimasham and Damchu, as part of the UN Global Road Safety Week from May 14- 18. Motorists were cautioned on over-speeding, drink driving, using handheld devices …

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Committee to investigate negligence in patient’s death at JDWNRH

Relatives of a patient, who died at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral (JDWNRH) on April 13 after being operated on the stomach, have written to the hospital’s president, alleging health professionals of negligence. Bali Man Rana, 35, from Tshendagang gewog in Dagana had met with an accident where a …

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Job fair offers over 3,600 vacancies

Over 3,600 job opportunities within Bhutan and overseas were announced at the 15th national job fair yesterday in Thimphu. The two-day job fair offers over 2,200 job vacancies in the country. About 1,500 job vacancies offered within the country at the fair is from the labour ministry’s direct employment scheme …

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