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Going conical: With pressure on young pine trees for flagpoles, some are resorting to an environment- friendly way of hoisting mani prayer flags without having to cut down a single tree. 

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Relieved staff sue Taktse college and RUB

Taktse college (File photo)

The seven staff, including six lecturers, that the College of Language and Cultural Studies in Taktse and the Royal University of Bhutan relieved earlier this year, sued the two authorities for wrongful charges and unfair dismissal yesterday.  

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Are youth and employers yelping at YELP?

Two months after the launch of the Youth Engagement and Livelihood Programme (YELP), only 49 youth are engaged in the programme as of October. YELP was initiated to engage unemployed job seekers who completed Class X and above. 

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SOP launched to address TIP

Standard Operating Procedure for a multi-sectoral response to address Trafficking in Persons (TIP) was launched in Haa yesterday coinciding with the International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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Bhutan and Canada hold first biennial consultations

Bhutan and Canada held its first biennial consultations yesterday in the capital, Thimphu following the signing of the memorandum of understanding, to establish a bilateral consultation mechanism between the two foreign ministries in December 2018.

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