Cabinet yet to respond on specialist retention strategy

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The health ministry is yet to hear from the Cabinet on the specialist retention strategy it proposed through the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) earlier this year.

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The Samdrupjongkhar-Trashigang highway, which was blocked by a landslide in Narphung on July 29, was cleared yesterday afternoon. The landslide washed away a hut where the caretaker of the Hindu temple lived.

Tiger day focuses on prey base preservation

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Bhutan observed World Tiger Day at the Royal Takin Preserve in Motithang, Thimphu on Saturday with the theme ‘Conserving prey base for tiger preservation’.

Celebrating Bhutan’s frontline foresters

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The agriculture ministry will join the international community to celebrate the World Rangers Day 2017 today. Bhutan is observing the day for the first time.

​Blame game must stop

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The Office of the Attorney General withdrawing cases for want of defendants is disturbing. That the courts asked the prosecutors to do so is as much troubling.

Except for six students, classes for other still on hold

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Five Bhutanese class 12 students and a class 10 student studying at St. Joseph’s College in North Point, Darjeeling, will start their classes from August 2 at Matigara, the college rector, Fr Shajumon, said.

Health infrastructure up-gradation and construction must route through GT and DT

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A grade one basic health unit (BHU) in Samdrupcholing, Samdrupjongkhar, is in need of more space to provide better service.

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Bhutan Indigenous Games and Sports Association conducted Summer School and Beginners’ archery coaching camp from July 3 to July 29 in Thimphu. A total of 123 children attended the summer camp where they were taught basic archery and dancing skills.

Third hearing of the Damphu CS principal and cook case held

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During the third hearing of the Damphu Central School cook’s case against the principal conducted yesterday, the cook’s brother alleged that the principal did not handover the cook properly.

ECB denies registration to Druk Kuenphen Tshogpa

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The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has rejected registration of the Druk Kuenphen Tshogpa (DKT). ECB was dissatisfied with the party’s leadership capacity and competence.

Trust that saves animals from abattoirs

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After a personal experience of ‘auspicious coincidence’ when five bulls appeared to seek refuge from the slaughterhouse at Jangsa Dechen Choling Monastery in Kalimpong, India, Lama Kunzang Dorjee established Jangsa Animal Saving Trust in 2000. So was Jangsa born.

Sertog - Turret

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Bhutan has a very advanced and refined architectural tradition. Bhutanese architecture has evolved through many centuries adapting to the local surrounding and also integrating various elements from the architectural traditions of the neighbouring areas.

Adopt a Dog!

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I am not such a young pup anymore but I am still young at heart. I was not born at the shelter but I was brought here so small that it really feels like home to me.