English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 26, 2021

To respect the profession; Teaching allowance hike.

Apart from attracting the best academic students to enter the teaching profession and to retain experienced teachers, the government said giving fat allowances to teachers is one of the ways to respect the profession.

100 per cent printing subsidy for private papers, esp. Dzongkha

The government will provide 100 per cent printing subsidy to the private papers especially Dzongkha if that is the only way to sustain their business. This was announced by the Prime Minister during Meet the Press on Friday.

SAARC Cultural Capital handed over to India

From the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Member States, Thimphu was declared as the SAARC Cultural Capital for a year in May, last year. Every year, one of the eight SAARC countries is declared as the cultural capital for a year.

BT’s exact replica of the core system in Thimphu launched in Bumthang

Bhutan will not face a telecommunication blackout in case a major disaster damages the core mobile network systems in Thimphu. This is because Bhutan Telecom now has a backup facility called the Disaster Resilient Emergency Mobile Network constructed in Bumthang. The facility was launched yesterday.

Sarpang and Wangdue Phodrang to have football artificial turf.

The Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) plans to install two football artificial turfs each in Sarpang and Wangdue Phodrang district by the end of this year as part of the FIFA Forward infrastructure project 2.0. This was revealed during the recent FIFA Forward infrastructure workshop held in Thimphu.

Gewog Police Outpost in Drukjeygang

People of Drukjeygang, Tsangkha, Largyab and Khebisa need not travel or call the Dagapela Police for its services now. This is because Royal Bhutan Police opened a Gewog Police Outpost in Drukjeygang yesterday.

A kitchen garden for every household in Tading Gewog

Every household in Tading Gewog, Samtse Dzongkhag will now have a kitchen garden within their premises. This is following a survey conducted by Tarayana in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

National Adaptation Plan for climate change

At the end of four years, Bhutan will have its first fully formulated National Adaptation Plan that will address the impacts of climate change. The adaptation plan will have a strong focus on water with a complete risk assessment and management.

Racing to beat the deadline; trade license renewal.

Business individuals should complete renewing licenses by the end of this month. But besides prior public announcements and notifications, many failed to carry out renewal works at the earliest.

Government focusing on Bangladesh and India as well for Medical specialists

Medical specialists requirement in the country is expected to be met by hiring specialists from India. The foreign minister shared this at meet the press session today.

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