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NFE grads look to serve

LG: The local government (LG) election in 2011 changed Sukh Bahadur Subba’s life forever. The 39-year-old wanted to run for the tshogpa post in his chiwog, Tshamzhina of Lhamoizingkha dungkhag, Dagana but he failed in the Functional Literacy Test (FLT).

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More choices for voters in Tsento

LG: Candidates campaigning for the upcoming local government (LG) elections in Tsento gewog in Paro stressed on the importance of working hand in hand with the community members at the common forum held on September 13.

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Old rivals meet again

LG: Though Trashigang town is currently undergoing a major facelift in Mithidrang and Melphey, more development will be required with the population growing.

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Clear water treatment plant at the earliest: PM

Water: The infiltration gallery of the water treatment plant in Gelephu is expected to be cleared soon. The infiltration gallery, which is a structure used to transfer water to or from a soil aquifer, was filled with sand when the Maochhu flooded on July 20 this year.

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WTO Reference Centre launched

The centre is a repository of information related to WTO and international trade

Information: Economic affairs minister Lekey Dorji launched a World Trade Organisation (WTO) reference centre for trade-related information at the Department of Trade of the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Thimphu yesterday.

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PM fields question on thromde elections

Law: The Supreme Court (SC) did not say that the thromde election is against the law, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay clarified recently, in response to a Desuup’s question on the recent writ issued by the SC to defer thromde elections.

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