English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

RCSC recommends phasing out Gyadrung post

The Royal Civil Service Commission’s Organisational Development exercise recommends the Home Ministry phase out the post of Gyadrungs.

His Majesty grants Dhar to appoint government secretaries

His Majesty The King appointed seven government secretaries, today. The new secretaries received Dhar from His Majesty at the Tashichhodzong.

RMA’s former Deputy Governor allegedly forged official documents and misused power, says ACC findings

The final findings of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) showed the Royal Monetary Authority’s former Deputy Governor allegedly forged official documents and misused power.

Cause of suspension bridge collapse yet to be determined

(Update): The Works and Human Settlement Minister said they are yet to determine the probable cause which led to the collapse of a bailey suspension bridge in Samtse Monday.

Government may decide to suspend transport loans

The economy has spent Rs 6.3B for the import of cars since the ban was lifted in mid 2014.

1 dead, 7 missing after bridge collapses

Seven men, non-Bhutanese, are feared drowned after a bridge collapsed in Duenchhukha Gewog in Samtse yesterday. The incident also claimed a worker’s life and critically injured another.

His Majesty addresses the Parliament’s closing

Speaking at the closing of the Parliament session, His Majesty The King said the parliamentarians have been judicious in the selection of bills for discussion, choosing those which are relevant and beneficial to people.

17 percent decrease in unresolved irregularities

The Royal Audit Authority (RAA) reported a decrease of 17 percent in unresolved irregularities in 2015 as against 2014.

PM presents the State of the Nation Report

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay presented the State of the Nation Report to the Parliament yesterday. Lyonchhen touched upon health, education, living standard and, religion and culture among others. Lyonchhen also reported on five economic jewels: Hydropower, Agriculture, Tourism, Cottage and Small Industries and Mining.

The state of five economic jewels

Presenting the State of the Nation Report, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay also highlighted the state of five economic jewels.

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