Education alone can’t deliver jobs

In am not sure whether we call manual jobs in the construction sector ‘skilled or highly specialised’ or ‘unskilled’. Here it is called skilled, elsewhere we call it ‘unskilled’. This designation seems to change depending on what we would like to convey. It is true that we have lots of workers from India – largely in the construction More...

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By tb admin On Friday, April 18th, 2014

17-year-old kills uncle out of frustration

A fight over Nu 500 between the two cousins led to the killing of a 53-year-old man in the evening of April 16 at Dongkopji of Kazi gewog under Wangduephodrang. On that unfortunate evening, the two cousins had a More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Suspect sent on bail by court

The 23-year-old suspect who was arrested and detained for raping a minor in the evening of March 11 at around 9 pm in Haa has been granted bail by the Haa Dzongkhag Court last week. The case was forwarded to the More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, April 11th, 2014

The only certified energy drink enters the market

A new energy drink ‘Carabao’ certified by Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) and Department of Trade is on sale in the market. ‘Carabao’ will compete with ‘Red Bull’ that entered More...

By The Bhutanese On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

A look at the Meet-the-People Program so far

The main purpose of the Meet-the-People program is to allow people find access to the government so that grievances can be expressed says Prime Minister during the Meet-the-Press session held yesterday. Prime Minister More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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The true face of poverty

If anyone in the country understands what poverty is, then it is the family living in a ramshackle hut in the far corner of the country. A family that finds solace in a temporary structure barely enough to shield More...

By tb admin On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Case of minor being raped by an acquaintance in court

The 17-year-old minor who was raped by a 23-year-old man in the evening of March 11 at around 9 pm in Haa has reached the Haa Dzongkhag Court on April 3 after the completion of investigation by the police. The suspect More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Youth-to-youth initiative program launched in RTC

A comprehensive youth-to-youth initiative program called ‘ Youth Peer Education Network’ was launched in Royal Thimphu College (RTC) with the aim to educate youth on sexual and reproductive health issues that More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 28th, 2014

11th National Job Fair concludes

The 11th National Job Fair organized by Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) concluded on March 28 at the Changlimithang Stadium, Thimphu. Minister, MoLHR, Ngeema Sangay More...

By tb admin On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Bhutan observes World Down Syndrome Day

  In solidarity to create awareness on people living with Down’s syndrome, the Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) observed the 9th World Down Syndrome Day in capital yesterday. The theme of the day, “Health and More...