Sunday , November 29 2015

Breaking News
  • Gaping holes in hydropower polices

    Council: The government has violated the Bhutan Sustainable Hydropower Development Policy (BSHDP) 2008 by not giving the agriculture ministry the one percent electricity royalty in cash for integrated water resource management.

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Bhutan expresses solidarity with Europe


Cooperation: The government expressed its sympathy and solidarity with Europe in regard to the recent terrorist attacks in France, at the sixth biennial consultations between Bhutan and the European Union held in Thimphu, yesterday.

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Walk for women raises Nu 336,965


RENEW: In what could be the biggest awareness campaign to eliminate violence against women in Bhutan, over 600 women and men walked more than 13 kilometres yesterday in Thimphu to join the world in observing the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW.)

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9,173 youth unemployed: Labour Force Survey

Labour: It’s been almost three years since Tshewang Dema, a BA graduate from India has been hunting for a job. After not qualifying for the civil service examinations, the 25-year-old from Trashigang tried her luck at the various private and corporate companies but has not yet made it through.

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My Country, My Town

  • Tying the knot! These two de rigueur office devices kind of go hand in glove, don’t they? Photo by Tempa Rabgay, Mountain Hazelnut Venture, Mongar
  • Comedown or comeuppance: The prospect of a pricey pickup being towed by a humble tractor Photo by Chundu Nidup Tshering, Phuntsholing.
  • New Age cattle feed: Ever wonder how milk comes in plastic packets? It’s all part and parcel of a cow’s diet today! Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • New use for old caps: While the bench may gain a longer innings, the butt may not feel so grateful Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • Welcome, have a bite of maize while you wait: Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home Photo by Sonam Jamtsho, Paro