Non-formal education (NFE), one of the most successful programmes that Bhutan launched to provide quality literacy and numeracy education to those who did not receive or complete formal education, is experiencing a worryingly high drop-out rate today.Read More »
Two stabbings in less than a week. One fatal. Should we be alarmed? We should. We’re a small society and two is too many.Read More »
It was central schools first. Now it is allowing boarding facilities in all schools, public and private. It has been a crazy run for the education ministry, all in the name of reforming the system.Read More »
The quality of public infrastructure in the country is a growing concern. Look at the roads in the urban centres and they have got a face and narrative of their own. And our highways are scarred with innumerable potholes that make for vastly cumbersome and risky driving.Read More »
The works and human settlement minister attributed poor management as one contributing factor for water shortages in the country during the National Assembly’s question-hour session yesterday.Read More »
He knew the way, he went the way, and he showed the way. He had not only the vision but strived to be a yardstick of quality. He would not settle for anything less than excellence.Read More »
A round a hundred dogs were recently abandoned in Gaigurey in Chukka.
Many of them had been tied up inside sacks and dumped. Around 20 dogs died, some from suffocation, some from being hit by vehicles.Read More »
Schools around the country will soon be done with mid-term examinations and the children will be out on a break. This is a worrying time for elders, particularly in the urban centres.Read More »
A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run incident on the expressway this week.
This is not the first death to occur on this road.Read More »
National Council’s (NC) recommendation to develop an integrated IT-based information sharing system to address corruption in the country comes at the right time. Lack of such a facility or system has cost the nation dearly as instances of corruption continue to unfold.Read More »