Sunday , May 29 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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Erratic orthodontic services irk patients

Some have wasted money on treatment they have had to discontinue because of erratic orthodontic services

Medical: Sonam Peldon, a resident of Thimphu who paid Nu 30,000 to have braces fitted on her teeth at the referral hospital last year has to have her teeth checked by an orthodontist every month.

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RBA to manage Chundu Central School

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Education: With an objective to improve the quality of education for children of army personnel, the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA), assumed control of the Chundu Central School in Haa on March 29.

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Radhi awaits a new irrigation project

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The gewog failed to meet its paddy production target because of lack of water

Agriculture: After repeatedly raising the need for a reliable irrigation system to the agriculture ministry, Radhi gewog might finally get one in the next few years.

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“I’m always a teacher,” Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk

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Minister excited about new portfolio

Cabinet: In the company of his friends, he loves reciting lines from Macbeth. Tease him to recite any lines from any part of the Shakespearean tragedy and you will not be disappointed. His love for Shakespearean literature was one of the reasons why he chose to become a teacher. He still loves teaching.

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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