Event: The three-day Peling tshechu, which is being held for the first time on the scared grounds of the Buddha Dordenma at Kuenselphodrang in Thimphu, began yesterday.Read More »
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Strategies to enhance education and labour skills attuned to economic demand will make growth more inclusive, ADB says
Economy: The country’s economy has grown because the aggregate demand, which faltered under import and credit restrictions imposed in 2012, picked up, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
… the service will be offered in addition to the existing hemodialysis treatment
Health: The Thimphu referral hospital will introduce peritoneal dialysis as part of the nephrology unit expansion plans given the increasing number of renal failure and related cases.
In a move resembling pedestrian day, the first Sunday of every month from June onwards will see Thimphu city’s main street, Norzin Lam, closed to vehicular traffic.Read More »
The Opposition Leader was on a six-day tour of the south
Politics: Bhutanese should stop spreading rumours or ‘ma denpi tam’, the Opposition Leader (Dr) Pema Gyamtsho said to the people of Gelephu and Tsirang during his six-day tour in the south.
The trend is such that NPPF caters to more number of death cases than retirees
Benefits: For the past 16 years, the National Pension and Provident Fund (NPPF) recorded a higher number of deaths of members while in service than retirees.
Governance: A bill to establish a Red Cross Society in Bhutan will be tabled in the upcoming session of the National Council. The Parliament session will begin on May 26.Read More »
Boundary: The people of Rinchenzor in Norbugang gewog say there is a need for proper boundary demarcation between Panbang in Zhemgang and the gewog.Read More »
Infrastructures: As monsoon approaches, the seven households in Daragaon in Dagana are worried that the swelling Punatsangchhu at Jamuna could flood their land again.Read More »
Investigation: The principal of Narang primary school in Mongar, Phuntsho Wangdi, is facing investigation for possible corruption and administrative lapses.Read More »