Civil service: Kinley Zam with a BA in English honours from Sherubtse College topped the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE) general category securing 69.23 percent while Tsheten Dorji with a BA in Language and Literature from the College of Language and Cultural Studies (CLCS) topped the Dzongkha category scoring 68.82 percent.Read More »
Legal: Two gup candidates who lost the local government elections on September 27 lost their dispute cases at the High Court yesterday.Read More »
Training: On the Command of His Majesty The King, a Village Skills Development Programme for communities in Lunana began at the Technical Training Institute in Khuruthang, Punakha on December 12.Read More »
Media: The Information Communications and Media Bill 2016 empowers the information and communications minister to establish a Film Commission that will be responsible for promotion, development and providing support to the audio-visual and film industry.Read More »
Employment: Children living in the rural pockets of Dagana always look forward to the month of December.Read More »
Raises questions on whether mentally challenged detainees should be tried separately
Crime: Thimphu police charged a 24-year-old woman from Wanduephodrang on eight counts of offences with each ranging from one month to a year prison terms for alleged battery of a taxi driver at Thimphu taxi stand on August 24.
Assistance: The signing ceremony of the Exchange of Notes (E/N) for “the Project for Reconstruction of Bridges on Primary National Highway No.4” will be held on December 16 in New Delhi, according to a press release issued by the Embassy of Japan.Read More »
Legal: With the final hearing on the defamation case between Sonam Phuntsho and defendants Namgay Zam and Dr Shacha Wangmo completed yesterday, a judgment is awaited.Read More »
But lack of Indian Rupees may mean less pilgrims this year
Pilgrimage: More than 200 Bhutanese set off on their journey to Bodhgaya in Bihar, India from Phuentsholing yesterday evening.
Quarry: Villagers of Taksha and Silli are hopeful that the Punatsangchhu Hydropower Project Authority (PHPA)-I will practice its corporate social responsibility following the renewal of the Nyerachu stone quarry lease agreement.Read More »