Wednesday , January 18 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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Decongesting the capital

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Efficient and reliable public transport is the only long-term solution

Traffic: About 758 vehicles hit the roads every month last year taking the total number of vehicles in the country to 83,538 as of November.

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Making Dzongkha a main subject again

Education: Dzongkha could become one of the main subjects should the upcoming national education conference endorse it as recommended by Dzongkha teachers during the national curriculum review.

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Thromde to fix city’s potholes

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But it will first focus on repairing water leakages that cause potholes Road: Driving along the roads in Thimphu city could be compared to riding a roller coaster. All drivers manoeuvre to save themselves and their cars from falling victim to the many potholes that pockmark the city’s roads.

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Pasakha road irks drivers, residents

Road: The half a kilometre road between Baunijhora and Bhalujhora towards Pasakha has become a menace to travellers and residents of the area. The road usually muddy in the summer becomes a source of dust in the winter.

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Children’s winter parliament session concludes

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One of this session’s resolutions is a recommendation to increase the daily subsistence allowance for students participating in activities organised by the government and private agencies

Youth: The second and winter session of the Children’s Parliament, which concluded yesterday passed a 17-point resolution.

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Top book reviewers recognised

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Literature: To encourage reading, a book review competition was held among college students of the Royal University of Bhutan on the books titled Depa Bondeypa’s Relatives by Rinzin Rinzin and Kyetse by Chador Wangmo.

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My Country, My Town

My Country, My Town