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Graduates quiz RCSC on PGDE, prelims

At the on-going national graduate orientation programme in Thimphu yesterday, a graduate requested the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) to do away with the preliminary examination (PE) so that graduates get an equal opportunity to sit the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE).

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The side effects of Supreme Court’s SP+ judgment

After the Supreme Court (SC) judgment let off 554 people detained and charged for possessing and trafficking Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+), the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has been receiving more than a dozen reports from family members contesting that their relatives were wrongly charged for Spasmo Proxyvon (SP) while they were arrested with SP+.

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Education ministry short of about 400 teachers

With the country short of about 400 teachers, education minister, Norbu Wangchuk, said the ministry is trying to address the shortage with various strategies. Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk said teacher shortage is a trend that occurs every year and remains a challenge. However, he said that the shortage has improved from the past when the ministry faced shortages of more than 1,000 teachers one time.

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