Saturday , August 27 2016
  • Laws unclear on MPs’ study leave

    The recent case of an MP resigning after being denied study leave has also sparked debate on whether MPs should pursue such activities while in service

    Parliament: The recent incident of a Member of Parliament (MP) resigning after being denied study leave has sparked debate on whether an MP is entitled to such long-term leave while still serving.

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Latest News

Education minister admits much work remains

… to improve the education sector

NC: The National Council (NC) concluded yesterday's afternoon question hour session with a promise to further deliberate issues raised by the council’s members on education.

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Dispute over water source

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Resource: Bjop, a resident of Tsangzam in Thedtsho has accused the gewog’s gup of depriving him of drinking water from a stream below Rinchengang village.

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Pheluma’s wait for a road continues

… to improve the education sector

Infrastructure: A difference in what route a farm road should take to reach Pheluma chiwog in Orong gewog, has left residents of the area worried that they may never get a road.

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My Country, My Town

  • Road read: The question is whether it’s advice (while good, no doubt) for self or others or both? Photo Bidur Rai
  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu