Salient features of the ACC’s Debarment Rules 2013

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on November 4 held a meeting with major partner agencies towards implementation of the Debarment Rules, 2013 at the commission’s conference hall in Thimphu. Debarment means a determination by the committee, the evaluation panel and the competent authority that a respondent is not responsible and is not eligible More...

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By tb admin On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Dead body still not found

It is the tenth day since a 23-year-old woman drowned in the Punatsangchhu, but the body has not yet been found despite an all out search operation by Punakha police. Police said that they are still searching for More...

By Minjur Dorji On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Bhutan strides seven steps forward

Bhutan’s ranking, however, still stands at the same second last position in South Asia -just ahead of war torn Afghanistan Despite the ongoing grim economic situation, the World Bank’s recently published “Ease More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Thai delegation at Royal Kathina Ceremony

A 15-member delegation from Thailand led by H.E. Mr. Jullapong Nonsrichai, Vice Minister and Representative of His Majesty the King of Thailand attended the Royal Kathina Ceremony that was held at the Simtokha Dzong More...

By tb admin On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Creating youth employment abroad

In line with its pledges for full employment, the government has adopted the strategy of exporting workers aboard With the objective to combat the country’s unemployment issues, to earn foreign currencies, encourage More...

By tb admin On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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A different NA election common forum

Although the election process remains the same Since it’s the first time that the country will see a national assembly (NA) bye-election, campaign strategies by candidates of both the People’s Democratic Party More...

By tb admin On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Cause of death unknown

The Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) pulled out a body of a young woman from the Wangchhu in Thimphu opposite to Samazhingkha RBA camp earlier in the week on Wednesday following information from a passerby who caught sight More...

By tb admin On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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City Bus stop shelters for Thimphu

A budget of Nu 150mn has been doled out for the project Thimphu Thromde, in its 11th five year plan has included establishment of shelters along city buses’ routes in the capital which would provide cover for More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Thematic exhibition on Indian Craft

The trade linkage between Bhutan and four South Asian countries is expected to boost further with the fourth thematic trade fair which commenced yesterday in Thimphu. The five-day long thematic exhibition on Indian More...

By tb admin On Friday, October 18th, 2013
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A self employed ‘Thukpa’ entrepreneur

Cho Duba earns a maximum of Nu 54,000 per month on the streets Cho Duba, a street hawker is one of the many men who sell rice porridge in the capital city to sustain his family. It’s an everyday routine for him More...