• KGUMSB to introduce curriculum for professional enhancement

    Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences (KGUMSB) has come up with a new curriculum that will enhance the soft skills of postgraduate (PG) doctors in addition to the clinical skills and knowledge. KGUMSB started PG courses in 2014 to produce homegrown specialists.

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Four gewogs to remain without road

Connectivity: Lunana in Gasa, Soe and Lingzhi in Thimphu and Geling in Chukha are likely to remain without road connectivity even by the end of the current Five-Year-Plan. None of these four gewogs currently have road connectivity.

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Illegal settlers along Amochhu begin leaving

The thromde cut their electricity connections in February

Housing: With no electricity for close to two months, more than 20 families that had illegally settled along the Amochhu embankments in Phuentsholing have left their makeshift houses to settle elsewhere.

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Health officials educate Tangsibji villagers

Health: Health officials in Trongsa are educating the people of Tshangkha and Tangsibji chiwogs about their vulnerability to different diseases as the communities grow with the construction of Tangsibji Hydro Energy Ltd (THyE).

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Pemagatshel Dzong construction on track

Initiative: Making it clear that the people aren’t questioning the performance of the workers, Shumar Gup Lepo, during the 11th dzongkhag tshogdu (DT), asked the new Pemagatshel Dzong construction project manager on the status of the project.

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Famous Yongla gets sertog

Heritage: In commemoration of the naming ceremony of HRH The Gyalsey, the dzongkhag administration and dratshang installed a serthog at the Yongla Gonpa in Pemagatshel on April 16.

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Aircraft windshield cracked, nose punctured

Full damage assessment to be carried out in Paro

Aviation: The national airline’s Airbus A319 that was damaged by a freak hailstorm over Guwahati on April 16 was in no real danger despite the extent of damages sustained.

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