His Majesty the King yesterday granted Dhar to Brigadier Thinley Tobgyel

His Majesty the King yesterday granted Dhar to Brigadier Thinley Tobgyel, who was promoted from the rank of Colonel at Tashichhodzong. Brigadier Thinley Tobgyel, who was among the first ICSC students to study in Sherubtse, completed his military training from the National Defence Academy in Pune and the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun. Brigadier More...

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By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 8th, 2013
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Police accused of manhandling

Victim Dawa showing his bruise (Photo by Tashi Gyeltshen) Dawa, a 40-year-old man who lives on alms and crumbs, often arrested for petty crimes in Samtse has alleged that the police has manhandled him several times More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Students pleased with a second chance

The government has decided to allow students, who fail in classes X and XII board examinations to repeat once in the same school with effect from the next academic year. This comes in line with the government’s More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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Towards achievement of a 10% growth rate

As pledged by the government, Class X and XII repeaters can now repeat in the same government school provided they meet certain criteria The average growth for the 11th Five Year Plan (FYP) is estimated to be above More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Home based workers to meet for the first time

SABAH Bhutan The SAARC Business Association of Home Based Workers (SABAH) will hold its first annual general meeting on  October 28 in Thimphu which will offer an opportunity for the management, board and home-based More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Towards a drug free society

People gathered in hordes to witness a musical concert, an awareness event against substance abuse on the night of October 20 at the Clock Tower Square in the capital. Scores of children sang various genres of songs More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Dead body still missing

It is the third day and the body of a 23-year-old woman who has drowned to death hasn’t been found despite Punakha police running an around the clock search. On the morning of October 24, the victim along with More...

By tb admin On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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Skill development training concludes

A five-day in-country training program on ‘Developing Generic Skill for Employment Mobility’ organized by the Ministry of Labour and Human Resource (MoLHR) in collaboration with Colombo Plan Staff College for More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, October 11th, 2013
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CSO fair in Thimphu

Aimed at advocating to the general public on the roles and different services rendered by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the country, a two-day fair was conducted at the Clock Tower Square in Thimphu which More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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PM’s Report on ‘State of the Tsa-Wa-Sum’

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay presents his 1st report to parliament The PM’s first “State of the Nation” report highlighted importance of the King, country and the people The Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay presented More...