Wednesday , August 24 2016
  • Indo-Bhutan energy cooperation agreement questioned

    Lack of access to basic information relating to the agreements deprive the public from knowing the potential impacts Energy: Bhutan’s diplomatic relations with India and the consequent implementation of hydropower projects are considered “politically sensitive” and could potentially prevent critical information from reaching the people, a study of the Bhutan-India energy cooperation and implementation says.

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Counseling and life skills for prison guards and inmates

Training: The number of people abusing and trafficking controlled substances are increasing every year despite stringent laws, additional chief of police, Colonel Chimi Dorji said during the closing ceremony of a training of prison guards and inmates at the Thimphu district prison yesterday.

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Online auction helping farmers sell their produce

Farmers can now save time and earn more with introduction of BCE system

Trade: To create business advantage to farmers across the country, the Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB) and the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) are bringing an online e-auction system called Bhutan Commodity Exchange  (BCE) system.

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Way forward for tourism industry

A think tank constituted by ABTO submitted a report in this regard last week

Tourism: Highlighting areas of collaboration where tourism stakeholders can work together, the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO) submitted a comprehensive report to the government last week.

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Council supports Supreme Court writ

NC: The National Council (NC) supports the Supreme Court’s (SC) recent writ asking the election commission to defer the upcoming thromde elections in the remaining dzongkhags, said its deputy chairperson Tshering Dorji yesterday.

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My Country, My Town

  • Road read: The question is whether it’s advice (while good, no doubt) for self or others or both? Photo Bidur Rai
  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu