Monday , October 23 2017
  • SOEs to implement six months maternity leave from 2018

    Except for three state owned enterprises (SOE), which have already implemented it, the remaining 12 companies would have to implement the revised maternity leave from three months to six months from January next year as per the Cabinet’s directives.

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Best diagnosis for better treatment

Diagnosing a person correctly is crucial for right treatment especially in cases involving trauma. This was discussed at the fourth biennial counselling conference in Thimphu yesterday.

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Lamchey, a village under the river

The Wangchhu river (Raidak) over Lamchey’s paddy fields

Lamchey was once a chiwog like any other in Dagana with fertile land. Today, though, most of it is under river Wangchhu. The old farm road to Lamchey still exists. There are electric poles along this road that connects power to other areas in Lhamoizingkha. The Manitar-Lhamoizingkha highway is just five-minute’s drive away.

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Never give up on troubled youth, says counselor

Despite being a GNH country, Bhutan still witnesses children and youth who are sad and depressed, who drop school and even commit suicides, a senior counselor, Dr Gro Holm Rypestol observed at the 4th biennial Bhutan counseling conference yesterday in Thimphu.

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MoWHS seeks dismissal of Gaseb Construction’s appeal

Lawyers from the works and human settlement ministry rebutted to a compensation claim of Nu 360 million (M) by Gaseb Construction Company yesterday at the Supreme Court after the ministry terminated the contract work awarded to the company in March 2015.

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Man charged for alleged attempt to rape

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) charged a 60-year-old man from Gorgan in Lhuentse for criminal attempt to rape a 23-year-old woman at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital’s (JDWNRH) psychiatric ward on the early morning of August 22.

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