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Police introduce sticker notice to address double parking

Photos of the wrongly parked vehicles will also be recorded 

Traffic: For the convenience of commuters and the general public, traffic police of the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) initiated a drive against on-street parking violations by pasting an infringement notice sticker on the driver’s side of the windshield.

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OAG prosecutes Druk PNB and 14 individuals in INR racket

Corruption: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has filed two criminal cases against three prime accused and 11 officials of Druk Punjab National Bank (PNB), Thimphu branch, along with the employer in connection with the fraudulent repatriation of Indian Rupee (INR) worth 61.369 million.

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Highlanders seek intervention to address issues facing herders

The highland community in Merak with officials from the Department of Livestock

Livestock: With the highlands now losing more yak herders each year to various natural and man-made factors, herders of Merak in Trashigang have sought targeted intervention from the Department of Livestock to address the issue. On November 1, the director general of the Department of Livestock along with officials from ...

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Exhibition on Tashi Gomangs on Saturday

A Tashi Gomang (File Photo)

The venue of the three-month exhibition is the Royal Textile Academy in Thimphu  
Culture: An exhibition titled Tashi Gomang: A National Treasure of Bhutan will be held at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) on November 5. Tsugla Lopen Samten Dorji will inaugurate the exhibition.

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Major changes to curriculum being considered

One of these include whether the current assessment system is still relevant
Education: School textbooks for some subjects like history might be done away with if the education ministry finds that students can learn better from online references and Youtube it was pointed out at the national school curriculum conference, which ended on October 31.

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Total public debt at Nu 164.75 billion

The risk is however considered low
Debt: The country’s total public debt as of September 2016 is Nu 164.75 billion, showing an increase of Nu 4.19 billion or 2.6 percent compared with June this year, a recent report from the finance ministry reveals.

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