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From literature to farming  

What has literature got to do with farming?  A young farmer has found the answer. If Shakespeare cultivated words, literature student, Kamana Gurung has found solace in the bounty of nature, the rural landscape, plants and trees and taken cultivation literally.

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Mongar’s own flower exhibition

When officials and business communities in Mongar were assigned to prepare for a flower exhibition to be held in the town today, they approached a young horticulture enthusiast to collect flowers. 

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No complaint on sexual harassment at workplace reported to RCSC

Except for two verbal complaints of sexual harassment at workplace reported through the telephone, the “Go to Person” (GtP) has to date not received any written complaint from civil servants. The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) instituted GtP on July 3 last year to help civil servants report incidences related …

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Picture story

 Preparations are underway in Mongar town for a flower exhibition, which will be held tomorrow to commemorate the birth anniversary of His Majesty The King

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Three men convicted for trafficking hashish

Punakha court last week convicted three men for trafficking cannabis and its derivatives and sentenced them to prison terms ranging between five years and eight months to five years and three months. Rinchen Gyeltshen is sentenced to five years, eight months for trafficking of hashish and cannabis, Tandin Peljor to …

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Domkhar milk processing unit in need of space

Without a separate shed and space, Domkhar milk-processing unit in Kanglung, Trashigang has struggled to sell products and maintain cleanliness. The unit is operated as a cooperative and functions from the chairman’s temporary shed located above the Kanglung-Trashigang highway. The group received orders from the dzongkhag administration to dismantle the …

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HM promotes Chief of Police, appoints secretary and drangpon 

His Majesty The King promoted the Chief of Police, Col Chimi Dorji, to the rank of Brigadier at the Tashichhodzong yesterday. His Majesty also appointed the director general of BICMA, Chencho Dorji, as the new works and human settlement secretary and drangpon rabjam of Bhutan National Legal Institute, Tenzin, as the new Pemagatshel drangpon.

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Gender mainstreaming, a priority in 12th Plan

In what will be a significant change in its efforts to promote gender equality in the country, the government will mainstream gender into the policies, plans and programs of all agencies. Promotion of gender equality and women empowerment is one of the 17 National Key Result Areas (NKRAs) of the …

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Samdrupjongkhar prepares for flower exhibition

With preparations for the upcoming Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition (RBFE) in full swing, Samdrupjongkhar thromde is filled with colours these days. The dzongkhag, thromde, regional officials and other stakeholders are all engaged for an exhibition, which is scheduled to open on February 21 coinciding with the birth anniversary of His Majesty The …

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