Thursday , February 11 2016

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Enterprise bill likely to return as new bill

Parliament: The National Assembly is reviewing the National Council’s recommendation to withdraw the Enterprise bill to prevent it from facing a fate similar to that of the Right to Information (RTI) bill.

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SAP saves govt. and schools

agriculture

Agriculture: Investing in the School Agriculture Programme (SAP), a popular activity among schools, provides more benefits than providing annual budget for vegetable procurement.

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Thangchu Gonpa – a chiwog or thromde?

thromde

Thromde: Almost two months after they submitted a petition to not be a part of the yenlag thromde, villagers of Thangchu Gonpa are still awaiting a response from Samdrupcholing dungkhag in Samdrupjongkhar.

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Head of agencies to be held accountable

audit

Audit: The joint sitting of the Parliament yesterday resolved to make head of agencies accountable for monitoring and resolving audit irregularities and take legal action on officials for unresolved irregularities within a year from the date of issue of audit report.

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Happiness linked to economic freedom

Conference: Want of freedom to buy, sell or undertake economic actions are part of human nature, which if promoted uprightly could lead to economic as well as non-monetary prosperity.

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Works on Bhutan-India boundary pillars to resume

Border: The pending works to repair, maintain, and construct boundary pillars in three segments along the country’s border with neighbouring India will be sorted out in the 2015-2016 field season, a technical meeting in Phuentsholing discussed yesterday.

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My Country, My Town

  • 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