Friday , May 27 2016
  • Local leaders will forego gratuity to re-contest

    In line with the LG members entitlement Act
    LG: With most local leaders in Paro completing their tenure in August, should they resign before that, they will have to forego their benefits in line with the local government (LG) members entitlement Act.

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Task force to study teacher workload formed

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This is the new education minister’s first directive

Education: On the day the new education minister, Norbu Wangchuk took charge of the ministry, a memo commissioning a task force to study the workload of teachers in the country was issued.

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A hostel for jobseekers in Samdrupjongkhar

…to help jobseekers take up internship programmes in the dzongkhag

Employment:  A jobseekers’ hostel in Samdrupjongkhar, expected to help jobseekers take up internship programmes in the dzongkhag, was inaugurated on April 9.

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Bhutanese man found dead in Bangkok

Police are tracing those suspected by Thai police to have been involved in the man’s death

Crime: The foreign ministry has sought a detailed report from the embassy in Bangkok on the discovery of the body of a Bhutanese man in Bangkok on April 3.

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Entertainment businesses urged to close on time

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Meeting: At a meeting with owners of more than 100 bars, discotheques, drayangs and karaokes yesterday, Chief of Police Brigadier Kipchu Namgyel urged the owners of entertainment businesses to abide by Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority’s (BICMA) regulations.

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My Country, My Town

  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
  • Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
    Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
  • Hanging by a thread: Wonder how the streetlight got that way and when it will get fixed.
  • Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
    Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Guess wh- -’s missing? A prominent blooper, this, and in a gold frame, no less! Photo by Pema Wangmo, SDFSec, Thimphu
  • Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi
    Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi