Govt. creates Jobs Plan for youth

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The government is also considering providing job experience by employing youth in ministries and corporations 

Employment: The government is currently working on a new project called the Jobs Plan to identify correct job opportunities for youth in the country.

Keeping them where they are

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Now that we have opened up to the rest of the world, the alacrity with which change is coming is amazing. It is, also, deeply worrying.

Six policy issues on NC’s agenda

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The 18th session will begin on November 10 and conclude on December 8

Council: One of the issues on the agenda for the up coming 18th session of the National Council (NC) will be the motor vehicle agreement among Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN).

Damaged Reotala bridge hampers business

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Connectivity: The Reotala bridge that connects the Nabji-Korphu farm road remains damaged causing transportation problems for communities that use the road.

Ambassador presents credentials to Republic of Korea President

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Diplomacy: Bhutan’s ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Sonam T Rabgye, presented his credentials to the President of Korea, Park Geun-hye on November 1, according to a foreign affairs press release.

Police introduce sticker notice to address double parking

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Photos of the wrongly parked vehicles will also be recorded 

Traffic: For the convenience of commuters and the general public, traffic police of the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) initiated a drive against on-street parking violations by pasting an infringement notice sticker on the driver’s side of the windshield.

Yogurt production rescues farmers’ group

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Dairy: A 28-member dairy farmers’ group in Thinleygang, Toedpaisa gewog, Punakha almost dissolved last year after they could not attract customers to purchase their fresh milk.

Monthly paper lottery offers Nu 1.5M+ in winnings

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The business is expected to mint millions in revenue for the government Business: The Royal Bhutan Lottery ltd (RBLL) launched its first monthly paper lottery, Phuensum Dharim, for the domestic market yesterday at its headquarters in Phuentsholing.

OAG prosecutes Druk PNB and 14 individuals in INR racket

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Corruption: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has filed two criminal cases against three prime accused and 11 officials of Druk Punjab National Bank (PNB), Thimphu branch, along with the employer in connection with the fraudulent repatriation of Indian Rupee (INR) worth 61.369 million.

Highlanders seek intervention to address issues facing herders

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Livestock: With the highlands now losing more yak herders each…

Supreme Court to assess businessman Vs BNB loan case appeal

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Legal: Supreme Court justices will soon convene to decide whether to entertain a case involving hundreds of millions of Ngultrums between an individual, Penjore, and the Bhutan National Bank (BNB) that has been dismissed by lower courts.