PDP government serious about promoting cottage industries

The government also plans to appoint a chief personnel solely to cater to the rural businesses and cottage industries The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government plans to find ways to provide loans to small and medium industries in line with the Economic Stimulus Plan (ESP). Economic Affairs Minister Norbu Wangchuk said the ministry’s department More...

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By The Bhutanese On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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NGOP 2013 to commence tommorow

This year’s National Graduate Orientation Program (NGOP) themed “In Quest of Productive Citizen” will begin from September 29 to October 7 in the capital. The event will be inaugurated by the Labor Minister More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Blood Bank short of AB+

Despite an inflow of around 10 to 15 blood donors a day, the National Blood Bank (NBB) in Thimphu currently runs short of AB+ blood group. Besides walk-in donors, the bank also conducts numerous blood donation camps More...

By tb admin On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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“In Solidarity with the Children of SAARC”

  Children participants from SAARC countries at a press conference-pic by MInjur Dorji                 As an initiative to end violence against children, the South Asia More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Old highway poses threat and inconvenience

  Although renovation works are underway for the Thimphu- Punakha highway, it has added to the existing inconveniences for now Commuters along the Thimphu to Punakha highway have complained that the highway More...

By tb admin On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Land Commission responds to RAA report

The National Land Commission Secretariat (NLCS) in its response to the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) report on “Leasing of Government Land, Government Reserved Forest Land and Mines” cited excessive responsibilities, More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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PAC presents Audit Reports and provides recommendations

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) presented the Annual Audit Reports 2008-2011, the Annual Audit Report 2012 and recommendations of the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) at the joint sitting of the Parliament yesterday. PAC More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, September 20th, 2013
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Role of Institutions in sustaining broad based growth

To sensitize on the importance of the role of institutions in sustaining broad based growth, the Royal Institute of Management (RIM) and QED consulting group conducted a seminar on September 17, here in the capital. In More...

By tb admin On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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McKinsey & Co. Isn’t All Roses in a New Book

“You can’t get fired for hiring McKinsey & Company.” It is a refrain that has been whispered in the corner offices and halls of corporate America for years as a justification — or, at least, a rationalization More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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Truckloads of illegal timber seized from CF in Haa

The forest officials and the committee members of Kyentshen Community Forest (CF) under Haa have detained two trucks that were suspected of illegally ferrying timbers from the forest last month, on August 26. Gewog More...