• Issues that render LGs ineffective

    Limited understanding of the roles of local governments (LGs) at the local level and lack of LG administrations’ capacity to implement decisions have affected the effective functioning of Dzongkhag Tshogdus (DTs) and Gewog Tshogdes (GTs), a study has revealed.

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Bhutanese student bestowed with two prestigious awards

Mikyo Dorjee is the only student to have been bestowed with two awards in a year in history of the school

Recognition: A tenth grade student of St. Jospeh’s School, North Point in Darjeeling is the first Bhutanese to win the coveted Depelchin gold medal and the rare White Coat.

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Bear maul victim recovered

The incident occurred on October 14 at Khebisa gewog in Dagana

Update: A 27-year-old farmer from Kekena, Khebisa gewog in Dagana who was mauled by a bear on October 14 is now in a stable condition.

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HM visits villages in Chhukha

Royal Tour: His Majesty The King met with the people of Lobneykha (Chapcha), Darla, Meritsemo and Bongo during His Majesty’s Royal Tour to villages in Chhukha dzongkhag.

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Smearing tsuney (lime) and spitting doma to be penalized

Inspectors will soon roam the streets of Thimphu looking for violators 

Thromde: Chewing doma will soon be an expensive habit! This is not because the cost of doma is shooting, but those chewers smearing lime on poles or spitting the juice in open public space will be penalized.

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Four children injured in Jaigaon house fire

They were all locked inside the house on fire

Mishap: Three girls and a boy, all four-year old, were referred to Thimphu hospital after they suffered more than 40 to 50 percent burns on their bodies in a fire accident at the Chinese Lane, on Jaigaon’s side.

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G2C contact centre being piloted

The centre can be reached toll free at 8888 for any information related to the G2C services 

ICT: As part of an effort to increase public accessibility to G2C (government to citizen) services especially for rural communities, the G2C office will establish a hot line or contact centre by next month.

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Fire burns four children

Breaking News: Four children aged 5-7 years of two families are hospitalized for severe burns they suffered from a fire that broke out at the Chinese line in Phuentsholing town at 9 am today.

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Assistant principal detained as suspect in girl murder case

Body of the 13 year-old student found under the suspect’s bed

Crime: The assistant principal of Yebilaptsa Middle Secondary School (YMSS) was detained as the prime suspect in the murder of a class seven student after her body was recovered from his house on October 16.

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