Saturday , July 2 2016
  • Bhutan makes progress in childcare and development

    But certain areas still require addressing 
    Report: About one in five children under the age of five in Bhutan still remain stunted, the UNICEF’s representative to Bhutan, Shaheen Nilofer, said during the launch of the State of the World’s Children (SWC) report yesterday.

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Latest News

Thai surgery team to explore further collaboration

Thai surgery team to explore further collaboration

Health: A 22-member eye surgery team from the Department of Ophthalmology, Chulalongkorn University (CU), King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital in Thailand and the Thai Red Cross Society are in the country for a weeklong surgery and check-up camp.

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Panbang faces severe water woes

Water: Residents of Panbang town are facing a shortage of drinking water, which is caused not by drying sources but because of an aging storage and distribution system.

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Thai Princess in Bhutan

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HRH the Princess will visit three schools where she supports agriculture programmes

Royal visit: Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn arrived in the country for a four-day visit yesterday.

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Paro to have uniform signboards

As decided by the DT on May 19

DT: Deliberating on the issue of inconsistent signboards along the highways and the town, the Paro dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) on May 19 decided to have uniform signboards throughout the dzongkhag.

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HRH the Gyaltshab visits eastern dzongkhags

HRH at Kunzangling CS

Events: Coinciding with the auspicious occasion of Buddha’s Parinirvana (Duechhen Nga-dzom), His Royal Highness the Gyaltshab, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, inaugurated the newly built buildings of the Kunzangling Central School in Tongmijangsa Gewog, Trashi Yangtse on May 21.

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Govt. to push through its tax reform pledge

The summer session of Parliament begins on May 26

Parliament: When the summer session of Parliament begins this week, the government will be exactly two years away from completing its tenure. And tax reform is one of the election promises it wants to push through Parliament before leaving office.

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A town bypassed 

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Business: While bypasses can cut down travel time and costs for travellers, they could also cause business to dwindle in towns.

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Over 3,000 pass FLT

LG: The number of aspiring local leaders is expected to increase sharply. A total of 3,110 probable candidates passed the functional literacy and possession of skills test (FLT) that was conducted on April 30.

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My Country, My Town

  • Road read: The question is whether it’s advice (while good, no doubt) for self or others or both? Photo Bidur Rai
  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu
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