Sunday , February 14 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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Public grievance reporting system launched

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... the service was launched to coincide with the G2C Office’s one-year anniversary

G2C: The eKaasel, a online platform for citizens to submit grievances related to public service delivery and a contact centre to cater to the ICT illiterate were launched on the one-year anniversary of the G2C (Government to Citizen) Office, yesterday.

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Yebilaptsa incident is disheartening, says education minister

While reporting that the accused was a ‘very capable teacher,’ Lyonpo said initiatives are being taken to address psychological stressors in the sector 

Q&A: The assistant principal of Yebilaptsa Middle Secondary School, who strangled a 13-year old girl to death on October 16, was a capable teacher, the education minister, Mingbo Dukpa said.

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ECB gears up for 2016 LG elections

Election: In the build up to the local government elections 2016, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) will conduct the functional literacy and possession of skills test (FLT) for Thimphu, Phuentsholing and Gelephu dzongkhag thromdes in the first week of December.

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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