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HM grants land kidu to 9,628 beneficiaries in Samtse

The Shivalaya Mandir in Samtse

His Majesty The King yesterday granted land kidu to 9,628 beneficiaries of Samtse dzongkhag. A total of 1,261.027 acres of land was granted as kidu to the people of the 15 gewogs. Samtse is the 17th dzongkhag where land kidu has been granted as part of the nationwide land reform ...

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BCSEA declares Class XII results

The Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC-XII) Examination, 2017 recorded an overall pass percentage of 91.47 percent, the Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment (BCSEA) announced today. The overall pass percentage is an increase of 6.65 percent from 2016. Individual candidates can access their statement of marks from the ...

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Hydropower loan quadruples to Nu 123.8B

From Nu 31.34B in 2010-11 fiscal year In the last six years, hydropower debt quadrupled to Nu 123.85B from Nu 31.45B. This has happened despite the liquidation of Chukha and Kurichhu loans. The Nu 123.85B outstanding hydropower debt, as of June 2017, forms more than 76 percent of external debt ...

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His Majesty grants Khimsa Kidu to 333 recipients

His Majesty The King granted Khimsa land Kidu to the people of Merak and Sakteng in Trashigang on January 21. A total of 63.02 acres of land was granted to 333 recipients, 18 of whom were landless. His Majesty visited Merak and Sakteng in 2015, accompanied by Her Majesty The ...

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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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