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Traffic offense high among young drivers

Using mobile phone while driving tops the list of traffic offense recorded between 2011 and 2016. It is followed by drink driving and over speeding. According to a study conducted by the ministry of information and communications, traffic offenses are increasing gradually over the years with the increasing number of ...

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More than 6,000 students pass class X examinations

With the cut off percentage set at 60.2, only 53.7 percent or 6,187 students who passed the Bhutan Certificate of Secondary Education (BCSE) last year will enroll into a government higher secondary school this year. The remaining 5,335 students have to seek admission in private higher secondary schools or the ...

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Atomic weight table non-issue: BCSEA

The Bhutan Council for School Examination and Assessment (BCSEA) secretary Tenzin Dorji, while declaring the Class X results today said no bonus marks were given for the atomic table that was not provided in the Chemistry paper. “Since it was a new curriculum, it was not necessary to attach the ...

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Winter activities: Keeping students engaged meaningfully

The courtyard of Centenary Youth village in Thimphu is filled with colours, music, songs, and different artworks. Winter vacation has been a busy time for students. Three students are mixing paint. Pelden Tshomo picks up a sheet of paper and folds into two equal halves. She starts adding blue, purple ...

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo la, My name is Buli. I am the brother of Jigme who was in this column last week. My coat is the same beautiful red color, but my eyes are not blue, they are a rich brown honey tone. I did not get my name cause I am a ...

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Disable friendly restroom opens at Tamchoe

The first disable friendly highway restroom opened today at Tamchoe, Paro. The toilet built with a traditional architecture has user friendly basins for those on wheelchairs with a hand rail, a ramp and wider door. The toilets also have sensor taps. Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) began the construction work ...

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Career progression reformed for Supervisory and Support civil servants

The change was initiated to address issues of stagnation and overlapping position levels  About 11,248 civil servants are expected to benefit from the reform initiated in the Supervisory and Support category (SSC), Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC), Chairperson, Dasho Karma Tshiteem said. Dasho Karma Tshiteem said the reform on career ...

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