Monday , February 15 2016
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    Govt. and RCSC yet to iron out maternity leave details

    Govt. push for extended maternity leave, RCSC recommends parental leave

    Civil Service: While civil servants are expecting a decision on the much-awaited six months maternity leave, the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) and the Cabinet couldn’t arrive to an understanding to implement the decision.

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Latest News

Packaged tshog offerings on the decline

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Wrong timing from waste collectors is reported to hamper effective waste management 

Environment: Over 325 metric tonnes (MT) of waste, about 47 truck loads were collected during the 108 cleaning campaigns across the country that the Clean Bhutan project conducted last year.

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EU recognizes Bhutan’s leadership in climate change efforts

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COP21: The European Union (EU) has recognised Bhutan’s leadership role and the “extraordinary ambition” in addressing climate change efforts with a signing of the “Declaration European Union” for cooperation in Climate Action and Energy” in L”e Bourget, Paris yesterday.

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BCSEA distributes wrong question paper

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Education: Class XII students of the School for Language and Cultures Studies in Thimphu, who are appearing the board examination were taken by surprise when they received the wrong question paper on December 9.

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Three candidates for Drametse gup post

Election: Three candidates were selected to contest for the recently vacated post of Drametse gup in Mongar.

The chiwog meetings were held as per the December 3 notification from the election commission of Bhutan.

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My Country, My Town

  • Animal Planet: TV does not discriminate, it hooks both humans and wildlife Photo by Choidup Zangpo
  • Time well passed: The boy gets a ride as he learns some skills of handling a plough Photo by Kesang Dorji
  • From work to play: If it’s got wheels, so goes kid’s logic, it’s got to be a ride! Photo by Karma Tenzin
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana
  • Toilet humour: A left-handed compliment is a welcome change from the usual gender discrimination. Photo by Sonam Tobgay
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana