Thursday , January 19 2017
  • REDCL likely to increase rural lending

    Fund: The Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Ltd (REDCL) is likely to increase its rural lending limit to Nu 500,000 from Nu 100,000. REDCL announced this on January 16 during the ongoing ninth Local Government Chairpersons’ Conference (LGCC) in Phuentsholing.

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Building a practical TVET action plan

Skills: Amidst the social stigma that a career in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is not attractive, the TVET sector in the country is fast picking up in popularity.

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Transforming Menchari into a model GNH village

A savings culture is being inculcated in Menchari

Community: Recognizing the village of Menchari as one of the least developed communities in Samdrupjongkhar, the Samdrupjongkhar Initiative (SJI) of the Lhomon Society, a civil society organisation (CSO) is attempting to turn it into a model Gross National Happiness (GNH) village.

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PM attends BRICS-BIMSTEC summit

BRICS-BIMSTEC: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the BRICS-BIMSTEC outreach summit in Goa, India, yesterday.

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Altruism: The key to the future

Community: Altruism is the most pragmatic answer in facing today’s challenges. This was the message to an audience of more than 300 who attended the 16th Friday Forum at the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS) in Phuentsholing on October 14.

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IMTRAT celebrates 54th Raising Day in Haa

Goongloen Gongma Lt. General Batoo Tshering inspects stalls at the fair

Goongloen Gongma Lt. General Batoo Tshering was the chief guest 
Fair: Goongloen Gongma Lt. General Batoo Tshering attended the 54th Indian Military Training Team’s (IMTRAT) Raising Day in Haa yesterday. A mela (fair) is also being held to mark the Raising Day.

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Students design for change

The products displayed are made from materials that were reused and recycled by the DFC club members from schools in Thimphu

Environment: Nine schools from Thimphu showcased their sustainable projects for the EGO to ECO challenge held at Department of Youth and Sports on October 15.

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Australia to help Bhutan strengthen vocational education

Lyonchoen with Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull (Photo courtesy: PMO )

Cooperation: An agreement to cooperate on strengthening Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Bhutan to be delivered in 2016-2018, was signed between Bhutan and Australia, during the Prime Minister’s recent trip to Australia, according to a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office.

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My Country, My Town

My Country, My Town