English | Dzongkha Sunday, April 21, 2019

National Work Force labourers ask for retirement benefits

Gratuity and retirement benefits such as pension and provident fund have always been a life savior for veteran civil servants post superannuation. But this is not the case with the National Work Force labourers (some of them have served for more than five decades now).

eKaaSel, an online grievance redressal system, for G2C online services

From now on, when you avail online public services, if anything goes wrong or if the service isn’t satisfactory, you can let the G2C office know about it and get things working. This can be done through eKaaSel, an online grievance redressal system of the G2C office.

TCB works towards promoting domestic pilgrimages, tourism

The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) will conduct a familiarization tour for the members of the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO) to Lhuentse and Aja Ney in Monggar in January next year.

Queen Mother advocates people of Thimphu on public health matters

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck met with over 2300 people from eight gewogs of Thimphu, today.

Lack of well-equipped toilets in Lingzhi Gewog puts people’s health at risk

Many villagers in Lingzhi Gewog under Thimphu Dzongkhag lack proper toilet facilities. Every house there owns a pit toilet which isn’t properly roofed or connected with water and sewers. In such a scenario, sanitation is often compromised whereby people get ill from flu and diarrheal diseases.

Panbang residents’ wait for fuel depot continues  

When a land in Tungkutenpa, on the Panbang-Gongphu highway, was identified for the construction of a fuel depot back in 2015, Panbang residents thought they were only months away from having a petrol station.

Lhuentse’s biggest cultural festival kick-starts

The four-day annual Lhuentse Tshechu began today at the courtyard of Lhuentse Dzong.

Getting acquainted with art of weaving at RTA

An encouraging number of young girls is getting enrolled at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) to learn the traditional art of weaving. Girls as young as 10 years come to the textile academy, every winter for this programme, which is provided free of cost.

TCB to construct additional roadside restrooms for tourists

Apart from several other issues, lack of proper roadside toilet facilities in the country is one major issue that perturbs most of the tourists visiting Bhutan.

Corruption rife in road construction sector

A study by the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC) has found that the country’s road construction sector is plagued with corruption.

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