Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Don’t take the pay raise: DNT tells its MPs

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In what is a reminder of the party’s motto of Narrowing the Gap, founding members and candidates of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) recently wrote to all its elected members, including the prime minister and ministers, suggesting them not to take the pay raise.The party office decided to send the letter on April 19 after a review of the Fourth Pay Commission report.
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Rural revitalisation key to food security: IFPRI

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There is an urgent need for rural revi­talisation to address…
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Eight arrested in prostitution racket 

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Phuentsholing police on April 28 arrested seven women and a man,…
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Keeping the civil service small? A big task!  

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Being the single biggest employer of the workforce in the country,…
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Delegation returns from Japan 

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The seven-member delegation to Japan returned home on April 28…
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Ungrievable lives?

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No death is ungrievable. A baby’s more so. But in our case,…
Mangmi Deki Pelden with Banjar villagers

The women leaders of Tsamang

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Tsamang gewog in Mongar is remote but it has created history…
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Biosphere reserves for integrated conservation

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The ninth South and Central Asia Man and Biosphere Network (SACAM)…
Dumping solid waste including plastics in the sewerage treatment plant in Gelephu is overwhelming the thromde

Sewerage plant under pressure from solid waste

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Every monsoon most part of Gelephu town remains flooded with…
Construction waste dumped near Wangdue bridge

Construction company penalized for dumping waste

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The environment office of the Wangdue dzongkhag administration…
Winner of second national startup weekend

Urban Sprout wins National Startup Weekend

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Urban Sprout was recognised as the best idea for the Bhutan National…
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Pay revision not the means to narrow the gap: PM

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Civil servants at the lower rung may get more than what the fourth Pay Commission has recommended. At the 5th Meet the Press on April 26, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said the proposed percentage of raise in general was acceptable. The government, he said, could make only limited changes to the report. 
Meet the Press: Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering responds to questions from the media on the neonatal deaths at the national referral hospital.

Independent team to investigate eight deaths at NICU 

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While hospital officials claim that the death of eight babies…