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His Majesty The King apoints Police Chief

His Majesty The King granted Dhar to appoint Colonel Chimi Dorji as the Chief of Police. Colonel Chimi Dorji has been serving as the Deputy Chief of Police of the Royal Bhutan Police. The post of the Chief of Police has been vacant since the superannuation of the former Chief of Police, Brigadier Kipchu Namgyal, recently.

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Creating jobs for the differently-abled

Employment: There aren’t many opportunities for differently-abled people in the country to earn an income.

The human resources department with the labour ministry yesterday launched a skill development training programme for persons with disabilities and single parents of differently-abled children who are economically disadvantaged, at the national referral hospital in Thimphu.

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Govt. hopes to convince NC on the merits of BBIN: PM

BBIN: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said that while he accepts and respects the wisdom of the House of Review, he is hoping the National Assembly (NA) and National Council (NC) members can sit together and discuss the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) trade agreement.

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GoI releases Nu 1 billion

Fund: The Government of India (GoI) released Nu 1,004.850 million (M) or Nu 1 billion (B) for Project Tied Assistance (PTA) projects and Small Development Projects (DSP) in Bhutan yesterday, according to a press release from the Indian embassy.

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Encouraging entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship: Pursuing an entrepreneurial career in Bhutan might not be as popular as queuing up for a government job interview. This young and vital sector is often considered as asking for trouble for oneself.

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Bhutan calls for early enforcement of Paris Agreement

Environment: Bhutan joined other Parties in welcoming the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement and called for early action to realise its implementation at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change being held in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 7-18, according to a foreign affairs ministry press release.

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BICMA Act 2006 to be scrapped

Media: The government is set to introduce a bill in the National Assembly that will realign and separate responsibilities of the government and the Bhutan Information Communications and Media Authority (BICMA), during the ongoing session.

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