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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Govt. creates Jobs Plan for youth

The government is also considering providing job experience by employing youth in ministries and corporations 

Employment: The government is currently working on a new project called the Jobs Plan to identify correct job opportunities for youth in the country.

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Six policy issues on NC’s agenda

The 18th session will begin on November 10 and conclude on December 8

Council: One of the issues on the agenda for the up coming 18th session of the National Council (NC) will be the motor vehicle agreement among Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN).

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Police introduce sticker notice to address double parking

Photos of the wrongly parked vehicles will also be recorded 

Traffic: For the convenience of commuters and the general public, traffic police of the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) initiated a drive against on-street parking violations by pasting an infringement notice sticker on the driver’s side of the windshield.

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OAG prosecutes Druk PNB and 14 individuals in INR racket

Corruption: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has filed two criminal cases against three prime accused and 11 officials of Druk Punjab National Bank (PNB), Thimphu branch, along with the employer in connection with the fraudulent repatriation of Indian Rupee (INR) worth 61.369 million.

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Highlanders seek intervention to address issues facing herders

Livestock: With the highlands now losing more yak herders each year to various natural and man-made factors, herders of Merak in Trashigang have sought targeted intervention from the Department of Livestock to address the issue. On November 1, the director general of the Department of Livestock along with officials from …

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