Thursday , February 11 2016

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Checks guarantee high level of safety: BCAA

Aviation: The country’s aviation regulator, the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) while having no opinion on Drukair’s poor safety rating by an aviation website, says it ensures a high level of safety by conducting checks on Bhutanese airlines or aviation companies based on international standards.

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Bhutan harnesses wind power for electricity

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Energy: Bhutan is now also generating electricity using the wind instead of only water. At least 300 houses were provided with wind powered electricity from yesterday following the inauguration of two 300kw wind turbines in Rubesa, Wangdue.

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Judiciary to prevent inconsistencies in laws

Law: The Judiciary will never remain free from deciding whether the country’s legislations are coherent with, or offends the Constitution. This, as per the Judiciary’s annual report, comes with the concept of Constitutional supremacy over Parliamentary supremacy.

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Ads for media to drop with electronic procurement

The electronic system is expected to be fully functional by 2020 Advertising: The already struggling media industry is likely to see a drop in advertising revenue once the government electronic government procurement (e-GP) is in place.

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Rabies outbreak suspected in Orong

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Rabies: Two calves and a puppy have been reported dead in Orong, Samdrupjongkhar on January 22, which livestock officials believe could have happened after the animals were bitten by rabid dog.

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My Country, My Town

  • From work to play: If it’s got wheels, so goes kid’s logic, it’s got to be a ride! Photo by Karma Tenzin
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana
  • Toilet humour: A left-handed compliment is a welcome change from the usual gender discrimination. Photo by Sonam Tobgay
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana