English | Dzongkha Tuesday, December 12, 2017

You stand equal with the boys, PM tells schoolgirls in Monggar

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay attended the closing ceremony of the second Winter Youth Engagement Programme in Gyalpoizhing Higher Secondary School, Mongar, today.

Paro United Football gets an entry in the National League

Paro United Football is the newest club to get an entry in the National League. The club was given an entry without having to play qualifying rounds as it was the only club to come forward to register from Paro.

MoLHR attempts to rebuild vocation trainings’ image

Through its first winter camp in Trashigang, the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) is advocating and encouraging youth to take up vocation trainings as a viable career option.

A salang tendrel for 8-foot Jampel Yang Statue was held yesterday n Samtse. The statue is a gift from PCAL and Lhaki Cement. It will be built at the Gomtu Public Park. The statue expected to complete in a few months to also to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.

As part of the winter sport coaching camp, over 30 students under the age of sixteen are undergoing a month long Golf Coaching camp in Gomtu, Samtse. It is organised with support from Bhutan Golf Federation and Penden Sports Recreation Club.

Thimphu to have specialised courts

Thimphu will have its first ever specialised courts in the country in next five years. Under the specialised courts, there will be family and children court that will handle marital issues and other family matters.

Overseas employment agent suspended for flouting rules

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources has suspended Tenzu Overseas Employment Agent for 10 months for breaching the regulation on Bhutanese Overseas Employment Agent, 2013.

Pasakha-Manglabari bypass road gets go-ahead signal

The much-talked about bypass road to Pasakha from Manglabari in Jaigaon, India, is finally through. Phuentshogling Thromde officials say works are expected to begin soon and that they have been notified by the Indian counterparts.

Revised FDI allows foreign investors to take profits in convertible currencies

The revised Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy will now allow foreign investors to take dividends or profits in convertible currencies. Earlier policy restricted conversion of profits resulting the country’s first-ever FDI company, G4S, to pull out.

There is no excess liquidity: government

While local banks, economists and the opposition believe there is excess money lying idle in the financial system, the government thinks otherwise.

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