English | Dzongkha Sunday, October 22, 2017

A Cyber Unit to specialise in cyber crime

In an effort to fight against cyber crime, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay held a high-level meeting with the relevant stakeholders in the capital, today.

No one is forced to sign Performance Agreement, says PM

The recent few incidences of local leaders refusing to sign the Performance Agreement with the Dzongkhags was discussed in the Meet the Press session, yesterday.

Kanglung town: an Education Hub

Works to develop Kanglung town into an education hub will begin soon, says the Economic Affairs Minister. The government has already identified Kanglung Gewog in Trashigang as an Education Hub.

For the first time, about 150 persons with disabilities from Thimphu, Paro and other relevant Civil Society Organizations took part in the National Sports Competition. Four athletes with intellectual disability will be selected for the Special Olympics next year in the US. Special Olympics will be the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world in 2015. It was organised by Draktsho vocational training centre.

Cut-off percentage of PE is 50%

The Royal Civil Service Commission declared the result of the BCSE 2014, Preliminary Examination (PE) today. The cut-off percentage is 50 percent.

89 students qualify for government loan scheme

Eighty-nine students will pursue higher education under the government student loan scheme for 2014. Of the total, 46 are girls and 43 boys. According to the education ministry over 200 students had applied for the loan scheme.

Tashi Dedhenling Lhakhang consecrated

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated the Tashi Dedhenling Lhakhang in Genekha in Thimphu, yesterday.

BOiC to open up business opportunities

The much debated Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC) has officially come into existence. With this, Bhutanese will now be able to access loans to a maximum of Nu. eight million to start business entities.

Ambassador of Bhutan to Maldives presents credentials

The Ambassador of Bhutan to Maldives, Pema Choden, presented her credentials to the President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday.

Party workers and door-to-door campaigns hinder free and fair elections?

Party coordinators and door-to-door campaigns during elections divide communities and hinder in conducting free and fair elections. The local leaders of Punakha raised the concern during the recent Dzongkhag Tshogdu. But how genuine are these reasons? Does it really have impact during the election? BBS sought the views of the people from across the country and also some of the politicians.

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