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Waste management signboards to be put up along the highways

To manage waste in public areas especially along the highways, all dzongkhags across the country would soon have signboards requesting commuters to not litter the places. Areas where people gather along the highway such as picnic spots, resting places, viewpoints and where incidences of waste dumping occur are chosen as …

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Labour ministry alerts jobseekers about fake agents

The labour ministry has been issuing public notifications regarding fake operators advertising overseas employment to ensure that jobseekers are not victimised. The ministry officials said that the notification is a regular awareness programme that the Department of Employment and Human Resources (DoEHR) conducts for youth and others looking for jobs …

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Stakeholders discuss issues on trade, transportation, and transit

Clarity of information on trade and transit agreements between countries and implementation of policies in the field were two important recommendations, highlighted at a stakeholders’ meeting on “trade, transport, and transit facilitation in the sub-region” yesterday in Phuentsholing. Representatives from various stakeholders’ agencies attended the meeting to discuss issues on …

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Power fluctuation damages X-ray machine in Dagapela hospital

For more than a month now, the X-ray machine in Dagapela hospital in Dagana has been defunct. Patients are travelling to Tsirang to avail the service. The machine broke down on June 7 after the hospital experienced power fluctuation. The new machine was installed in the hospital on March 8. …

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More than 80 students from schools in Trashiyangtse, Trashigang, Trongsa, Phuentsholing, Samtse, Paro, Haa, Chukkha and Bajo attended a summer youth engagement programme from July 3-14 in Thimphu at the Changjiji youth center. Sixteen youth volunteers from Changjiji youth center organised the programme that sessions on Dzongkha and English tutorial, …

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Workers install posters and flags along the expressway to welcome the Prime Minister of Thailand, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, who will be visiting the country from July 19-20.

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Nganglam Central School’s admission committee under ACC radar

After they did not receive any information on the action taken by the authorities against Nganglam Central School’s admission committee, the aggrieved parties earlier this month lodged a complaint with the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to look into corrupt practice in the school. Kuensel learnt that the complaint alleged that the …

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Udzorong to get its first ECCD center

The village ORC is identified as the first ECCD centre

During a recent visit education minister, Norbu Wangchuk, promised the people of Gangkhar village in Udzorong gewog to open its first early childcare and development (ECCD) centre in the village. An outreach clinic in the village has been identified as the ECCD center. It was learnt that the inauguration of …

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