Sunday , October 22 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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Latest News

Cardamom price continues to drop

BEBL exports to Silliguri, Delhi, and Bangladesh

Cardamom price has fallen in Phuentsholing. Exporters and other traders paid farmers Nu 500 to Nu 540 per kilogram (kg) as of yesterday, a fall from Nu 600 to Nu 650 per kg in early September.

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Woman set on fire dies

The 27 year-old woman, who was doused with kerosene and set afire by her ex-husband died from injuries on September 23 morning.

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Our wellbeing is at stake: PM

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay addresses the UNGA (Photo: Permanent Mission of Bhutan to the United Nations)

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on 22 September at New York in United States highlighted the need to combat climate change, eradicate poverty and terrorism.

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Picture story

Eight members of Doedro Rangwa tshogchung, a committee dedicated to promote vegetarianism and 46 students of Global Retail Academy collected about 50 sacks of garbage from the Kuenselphodrang area yesterday. The cleaning campaign that started from 9am to 3pm, collected plastics and pet bottles.

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National drama competition rolls on

There are 51 schools performing at the National Drama Festival

On September 19, 32 students and two teachers of Zhemgang Central School (ZCS) journeyed 18 straight hours to reach Thimphu. The students of the school’s drama club are in Thimphu to perform Zheydhey Norbu. It’s a story about how Gongsar Jigme Namgyel blessed Bhutan peace with his arrival.

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