Wednesday , September 2 2015

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  • Services of 42 REC employees discontinued

    Employment: The Royal Education Council (REC) has discontinued the services of its 42 employees with effect from October 1. Sixteen of them work for Centenary Institute of Education (CIE) in Yonphula.

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Mongar DT rejects decision on central school

Resolves that Gyalpoishing HSS should be upgraded into a college

Education: Mongar Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) in its ninth session on August 31 resolved that Gyalpoishing Higher Secondary School (HSS) would be upgraded into a college and not turned into a central school as the education ministry has decided.

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Landowners unhappy with compensation

Land: Unhappy with the monetary compensation they received, about 46 landowners in Tobesa gewog, Punakha who lost land to the Semtokha-Wangdue highway-widening project have requested the gewog to revisit the issue.

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PF for drayang employees

Labour officials warn others to start the mandatory scheme

Benefit: The labour and human resources ministry has called on drayang owners to start provident fund (PF) schemes for their employees, as part of enforcement of the Labour Act 2007.

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Rumour mill makes mega farm butchery


Project: The quiet village of Samrang has lately been waking up to dust and groans of heavy machines. Forests are being cleared and grounds levelled for the mega farm on some 800-acre land in the village. At least 20 massive ponds have been dug where farm will be.

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Tapping the regional organic market

Lemon grass oil is the only organic product Bhutan exports today

NOP: Bhutan could soon export organically grown products to neighbouring countries in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

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My Country, My Town

  • No need to read between the lines: A message couldn’t be clearer than this display of sign language. Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • The secularisation of a sacred space: A picture that speaks a thousand words about the ubiquity of a
    The secularisation of a sacred space: A picture that speaks a thousand words about the ubiquity of a
  • Curious shoppers: Even the bovine finds shops worth a visit. Photo by Tashi Dawa, BNB, Tingtibi
  • Off road: A milestone makes for a handy peg to which cattle may be tethered as they graze Photo by Tashi Dawa, BNBL, Tingtibi