Saturday , February 13 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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Colony awaits streetlight repair

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Power: Less than a month after National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDCL) installed streetlights at the old NHDCL colony, more than half of the streetlights have stopped functioning.

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A major shake up in the tourism sector?

Policy: Amidst debate that sparked off after the National Council’s review of the tourism policy, the tourism sector could see a major overhaul in its modus operandi, should the draft Economic Development Policy (EDP) materialize.

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“My documents were verified”

Former Dramitse gup questions how he had breached the laws when his census transfer was verified and approved by all agencies  LG: The former Dramitse gup Tshering Dorji, who vacated his post last week is not yet clear about how he had breached the local government Act, as alleged by ...

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Bhutan’s ICT global ranking improves

ICT: Bhutan’s ICT development index (IDI), used to monitor and compare developments in ICT between countries, has improved significantly since 2010, placing the country even above regional neighbours.

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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