Thursday , November 26 2015

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    Bhutan – 87th freest economy

    Ranking: Bhutan was declared as the 87th freest economy among 157 countries and territories gauged by Fraser Institute, a Canadian public policy think tank.

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A Bhutanese supermodel


LOCAL SPOTLIGHT: Deki Wangmo, 21, a local model and the representative for Bhutan in the Manappuram Miss Asia 2015 pageant, spoke with MyBhutan, Kuensel’s partner,  about her likes and dislikes, her modeling career, the Miss Asia contest and her future career aspirations.

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PM meets people of Bumthang


Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay, who is on a visit to the gewogs of Bumthang, stressed to the people on the importance of healthcare, sanitation, maintaining and ensuring access to clean drinking water supply. In educating the children, Lyonchoen reiterated that teachers must commit to teach well while parents must encourage their ...

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Helpline calls for emergencies rising

But calls seeking medical advice from HHC are declining 

HHC: Although the number of calls availing medical advise through the Health Help Centre (HHC) has dropped over the years, the centre has recorded an increase in calls for emergency response.

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Civil service to undergo major structural changes

A Cabinet approval is awaited to implement the recommendations of the RCSC’s OD exercise

RCSC: The Cabinet is yet to give directives on the implementation of major structural changes in the civil service that the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) proposed last month following the Organisation Development (OD) exercise.

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Land fraud case enters evidence hearing

Judiciary: Evidence hearing for the land fraud case that involves the former Royal Advisory Councillor, Chang Ugyen, will begin next month. The High Court’s Bench I heard the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) lawyers’ rebuttal on August 27.

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My Country, My Town

  • New use for old caps: While the bench may gain a longer innings, the butt may not feel so grateful Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • Welcome, have a bite of maize while you wait: Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home Photo by Sonam Jamtsho, Paro
  • Starting young: Pup showing signs of either potential to be, or previous life as, a sheepdog? Photo by Tashi Dawa, Tingtibi
  • Multitasking radish: Though if to be eaten later, one hopes that’s ara and not kerosene in the jerry can. Photo by Bidur Rai