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Thimphu dzongdag Dorji Tshering yesterday inaugurated a Non-Formal Education Centre at the Institute for Management Studies Limited. The first batch of learners has 13 women and a man.

Thimphu dzongdag Dorji Tshering yesterday inaugurated a Non-Formal Education Centre at the Institute for Management Studies Limited. The first batch of learners has 13 women and a man.

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Burichu-Sergithang bypass road opens to traffic

At least 12 volunteers cleared the block before an excavator was deployed

It took an excavator almost eight hours to clear the block at Burichu – Sergithang bypass road in Tsirang yesterday. The road had remained blocked for almost 15 days. Falling boulders, muck and debris had covered at least 50ms of the road. Tshogpa of Noorbugang chiwog, Nar Bahadur Rai, said …

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BTFEC to take conservation projects to the grassroots

A total of 28 participants from nine dzongkhags underwent the training in Trashigang

Twenty-eight planning, environment and gewog administrative officers from nine eastern and central dzongkhags attended a training to write conservation project proposals in Trashigang. The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) organised the three-day workshop, which provided hands-on training in writing grant proposal along with familiarisation on conservation thematic areas …

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Audit points out failures in employment programme

A mid an ongoing investigation into alleged corruption in the overseas guaranteed employment programme, the annual audit report 2017 states that the labour ministry had failed to implement the contract agreement with one of the partner agencies. Under the programme, the training provider must ensure that the job seekers work with …

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About 94 students of Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu along with the principal, vice-principal, and two teachers cleaned the Changlimithang stadium on July 6. The school collected more than 20 sacks of waste and seven sacks of pet bottles. Proceeds from the sale of pet bottles would be used …

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Thimphu court slaps 5 years on man with 1,878 pieces of SP+

Thimphu dzongkhag court on July 9 sentenced a 28-year-old man from Toribari, Phuentsholing to five years and six months in prison for trafficking Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+) last year. Police found Karan Baktey on the Chang Lam near the Bhutan Archery Shop intoxicated and checked the bag he was carrying. …

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Airlines reach out to less fortunate children

If pilots could grant your wishes, what would be yours? For the 24 children for whom Gawailing Happy Home in Wangsisina, Thimphu is the only home they ever knew, they were things like a gho, a kira, a pair of sneakers… These children who live in the happy home are …

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BICMA to focus more on its core mandate

If the formation of media council and film commission comes through as recommended by ICT Act, Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) would  focus only on regulatory aspects of the authority’s mandate. This follows the authority’s desire to focus on its core mandate of regulating ICT and the media. Director …

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DLG yet to decide on suspending Goshing gup

Almost a month after the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wrote to the Department of Local Governance (DLG) to suspend Goshing gup Sangay Lethro of Zhemgang, the department has not come to a decision. The ACC, on June 12, wrote that the department is required to consider his service suspension as per …

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