• Confluence: The muddied Phochhu, after two subsidiary lakes breached on Thursday night, increasing the water volume, meets the Mochhu river at Punakha. (Photo: Tshering Palden)

    Experts to visit Thorthormi today

    The water level flowing out of Thorthormi lake in Lunana was normal as of yesterday night. However, the stability of the moraine walls surrounding the main lake is uncertain.The chief of hydrology and water resources division, Sangay Tenzin said this is because of the two subsidiary lakes that breached on the evening of June 20. There is erosion and an outflow from the subsidiary II lake, which could destablise the moraine dams of the main Thorthomi lake. 

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Highway widening works on track

Roads: Widening works on the Chazam - Buyang highway is well on track. While the formation cutting for the first package of 5.73 km road stretching from Jamkhardrang to Doksum is complete, the second package of 5km road from Chazam to Jamkhardrang is in progress.

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BCSE records civil engineers’ worst performance

At least 385 graduates will be left without jobs

Exam: Of the 130 civil engineering graduates who sat for the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE) only 14 graduates obtained the required 50 percent and above to qualify for the civil service this year.

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Council questions sustainability of central schools

Establishing central schools alone will not improve quality of education, say members Education: The government should carryout exhaustive consultation with concerned stakeholders in identifying future central schools, keeping in mind some basic criteria like balanced regional development, population and economic background.

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Bhutan bags Radiant Launch Award

Immigration and census department won the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association's Radiant Launch Award in Dhaka during the 11th Government Forum on Electronic Identity on December 1.

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BCSE toppers

For RCSC Result please visit exam.rcsc.gov.bt

RCSC Result: Chimi Dema, a graduate in BA Economics from Agnes Scott College, USA has topped the Bhutan Civil Service Examination, 2015 by scoring 68.84 percent in the General Category, the Royal Civil Service Commission announced today.

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Orange trucks held at Burimari

A broken formalin test machine has halted the fruits at the India-Bangladesh border since last week 

Export: About five truckloads of oranges, worth Nu 1.2 million exported from the country have been denied entry into Bangladesh from the India-Bangladesh border Burimari customs house since December 4.

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Quake relief medical team recognized

Certificate: In recognition of their services following the April 25 earthquake in Nepal, members of the Nepal Earthquake Relief Medical Unit comprising medical, armed force personnel and DeSuups were awarded certificates of appreciation yesterday.

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GoI releases Nu 960.275M

The Government of India released Nu 960.275 million (M) for the Project Tied Assistance (PTA) Projects and Program Grant yesterday, a press release from the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) states.

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E-taxi drivers and dealers reach a truce

The e-taxi driver who had sued the dealer has withdrawn the case

Transport: The electric taxi driver, Yeshey Tshering withdrew the case he had filed against Thunder Motors last week after they agreed to settle the case outside the court.

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