• Secrecy of votes guaranteed: ECB

    Allaying rumours that the voting machinery could be tampered, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has reiterated that with stringent measures in place, such manipulations are impossible.

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A sour orange business

Export: Exporters and suppliers involved in the citrus mandarin (orange) business are starting to feel the ripple effects of the poor orange production in the last season.

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RCSC adopts changes to create robust civil service

Reforms: Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) has approved amendments to the BCSR 2012 concerning career progression for supervisory and support (s&s) category. The reform is aimed to address the issue of career stagnation in all position categories.

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Body recovered at PHPA II

The metal arch of the chamber was punctured allowing soil to enter

Update: Rescuers recovered the body of one of the six men, who was buried alive by loose soil at Punatshangchhu II on March 3.

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Tashi Air re-appeals for time

The Cabinet will re-examine whether it can allow only one domestic operator 

Aviation: Tashi Air, which is required to resume domestic operations by next month, has reiterated to the government that the domestic market is not large enough for two airlines.

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Women speak on women issues

As they prepare for the International Women’s Day on March 8

Awareness: With the International Women’s Day scheduled on March 8, various agencies have started raising awareness on some of the pressing issues concerning girls and women today.

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Some gov’t agencies slow to adopt Google Apps

Adoption rates are usually determined by the type of management an agency has

ICT: Five months after renewing its subscription to Google Apps, the majority of civil servants using the online office suite are doing so only for email correspondence and not utilizing its various other tools.

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Know Bhutan, its tradition and culture

HC to interview Bhutanese marrying foreigners from March 29 Marriage: The High Court will conduct the first interview to issue marriage certificate (MC) between a Bhutanese and foreigner spouse this month.

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  • The case of NICU

    In explaining the deaths of the 11 infants at the neonatal intensive care unit, the national referral hospital has blamed the thromde, the health ministry, and the media. Its clarification, which has come more than a month after the tragic incident justifies its negligence and the deaths that the hospital …

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