English | Dzongkha Saturday, October 21, 2017

BIU to provide skills to the technical graduates

The graduates and trainees of Thimphu Institute for Zorig Chusum will now be able to gain work experience in handling real life projects within the institute’s campus.

Design Thinking Guidebook to facilitate public service delivery

Towards enhancing public service delivery in the country, the Royal Civil Service Commission in collaboration with Temasek Foundation International, Singapore launched the Design Thinking Guidebook, in Thimphu yesterday.

His Majesty grants audience to FLP participants

His Majesty The King granted an audience to the participants of the inaugural Foundational Leadership Programme (FLP), at the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS) in Phuentshogling yesterday.

First stretch of Northern East-West Highway inaugurated

The first stretch of Northern East-West Highway from Simtokha to Wangdue was inaugurated Yesterday. The Foreign Minister, Damcho Dorji and the Works and Human Settlement Minister, Dorji Choden inaugurated the 65-kilometre Simtokha-Wangdue upgraded highway.

Thimphu District Court will now have Family and Child Bench

Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the Family and Child Bench at the Thimphu District Court, yesterday.

Q&A with PM on Fiscal Incentives Policy 2017

The recent parliament session passed the Fiscal Incentives Policy 2017. However, the Opposition, the National Council, and some observers, especially political parties were not happy with the way the business was conducted by the government.

Duped Bhutanese students takes consultancy to court

Five Bhutanese students are seeking legal action against an education consultancy firm who had promised them admission into a Malaysian college along with part time jobs.

Chamkhar’s vegetable vendors irked by lack of space, monthly rent

Vegetable vendors in Chamkhar town, Bumthang are not happy after the Thromde Representative Office started charging them monthly rent of Nu 900 for the vegetable shed in the market

Nunneries prepared for disasters

Private nunneries in the eastern Dzongkhags are now prepared in case of a natural disasters. A four-day workshop in Trashigang trained the nuns, 30 of them, on how to battle a fire, first aid and rescue techniques during earthquake and fire disasters.

Yoeseltse farmers worried over delay in summer paddy cultivation

Farmers of Yoeseltse in Samtse are worried that their summer paddy cultivation will be delayed. They say the spring paddy cultivated by the agriculture ministry in March this year will be ready for harvest after over two months.

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