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Education policy Dzongkha curriculum questioned

The existing shortage of teachers, need of professional teachers in the subject, insufficient Dzongkha teachers and lack of interest from students were some of the reasons why the ministry of education could not consider the National Council’s recommendation to teach Bhutan history and other local subjects in Dzongkha.

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More public servants declare assets

Following rigorous advocacy programmes carried out in 2014 and 2015, asset declaration (AD) compliance improved in 2015 and 2016, according to the Anti-Corruption Commission annual report, 2016.

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Dechencholing to have a new BHU

Health minister Tandin Wangchuk said that the health ministry would support the proposal for constructing a healthcare centre in Lingden in Phuentsholing in accordance with the technical guideline and criteria of health infrastructure construction.

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Moving tripper kills pedestrian

A 58-year-old man from Dangdung in Langthel, Trongsa died of excessive bleeding after a moving tipper truck hit him on May 20 near Setikharey in Gelephu. He died at the Gelephu Regional Referral Hospital.

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Opposition demands apology from agriculture minister

The Opposition Party wrote to the National Assembly Speaker seeking redressal to the Agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji calling Trashiyangtse Bumdelling-Jamkhar Member of Parliament (MP) Dupthob, the ‘MP from Falakata’ during the question hour yesterday.

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