Date archive forApril, 2012
By Ugyen Dorji On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Dr Tobgyel shoots off Loseling

Dr.Tobgyel guard making an easy shot against Loseling school (Photo by: Upasana) Yesterday, four matches were played in the ongoing basket ball tourney of the schools of Thimphu Thromde. In the first match, Loseling More...

By The Bhutanese On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Now the crisis is in the kitchen

  Bhutanese kitchens are getting harder by the day to run. From imported rice to imported vegetables to imported meat, the buying of groceries till it is laid out on the table ready to consume is one mad cycle. Especially More...

By The Bhutanese On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Three crises that created the Rupee crisis

Over the years I have observed one important character of the Bhutanese people, i.e “artificiality”. Everything is artificial. Look at the land value. Artificial inflation. the land value around the country More...

By Tashi Deki On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Wrong diagnoses ails!

A 35-year old woman had pain in her leg and was operated on in the Thimphu Hospital. A few days later, her back swelled up so she had to undergo a second surgery. Her body started to dysfunction after that and she More...

By Dawa Zangmo On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Cutting down on poll day costs may create confusion at grass roots

If the Election Commission of Bhutan decides to club the poll day for the National Assembly (NA) and National Council (NC) together, it may not bode well for the conduct of free and fair elections, say some critics. The More...

By Dawa Zangmo On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Budget constraints lead to farm road spill over

On 8 Feb the construction of a 175-km long farm road began in Ngedrupchu village under Chuba gewog, Punakha. It is expected to benefit 50 households of the village who otherwise had to walk two to three hours to More...

By Sonam Choden On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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National Speaker talks on democracy

On 3 April, the National Speaker, Jigme Tshultim gave a speech on the workings of a democracy and how laws  have been implemented and enacted so far. The meeting was held at the Dzongkhag Tshogdu hall at Damphu, More...

By Tashi Deki On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Bridge needed for villagers

About 206 toilets have been built for every household in Goshing gewog since the start of the 10th Five Year Plan. Besides this, electricity poles were also fixed in the gewog. However, despite these developmental More...

By Yeshey Tshewang On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Training Tshogpas on local governance

The Tshogpas from Wangchang, Lungnyi  Hungrel, and Shapa will gather at the gewog conference hall in Wangchang geog today for a discussion with the Department of Local Governance (DoLG). They will be joined by More...

By Sonam Choki On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Preparing schools for disasters

    Currently, 36 participants from 31 schools across Lhuentse are attending a six-day workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Response for Safe School, organized by the Department of Disaster Management More...