Thursday , October 27 2016

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Counseling and life skills for prison guards and inmates

Training: The number of people abusing and trafficking controlled substances are increasing every year despite stringent laws, additional chief of police, Colonel Chimi Dorji said during the closing ceremony of a training of prison guards and inmates at the Thimphu district prison yesterday.

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Online auction helping farmers sell their produce

Farmers can now save time and earn more with introduction of BCE system

Trade: To create business advantage to farmers across the country, the Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB) and the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) are bringing an online e-auction system called Bhutan Commodity Exchange  (BCE) system.

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Way forward for tourism industry

A think tank constituted by ABTO submitted a report in this regard last week

Tourism: Highlighting areas of collaboration where tourism stakeholders can work together, the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO) submitted a comprehensive report to the government last week.

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Council supports Supreme Court writ

NC: The National Council (NC) supports the Supreme Court’s (SC) recent writ asking the election commission to defer the upcoming thromde elections in the remaining dzongkhags, said its deputy chairperson Tshering Dorji yesterday.

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My Country, My Town

  • Spice and safe: While garlic keeps vampires away, one wonders what chilis will do Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Back-up security: Just the sheer number of locks on this gate, it is hoped, will dissuade any would-be burglar/s Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Ominous sign: If such is the state of the instructions, one shudders to countenance the shape of the equipment Photo by Dawa Yoezer
  • The perils of alcoholism: Wonder how much the sleeper will get charged for parking Photo by Tshewang Chogyel, DBCW, Khasadrapchu, Thimphu
  • Nothing is safe nowadays: Still it’s hard to figure out what exactly is under lock and key here Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Crate expectations: Either a bumper apple crop is expected or the harvest turned out to be below par Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu
  • Plastic in place of plants: The presence of this manmade material is all-pervasive on the planet Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu