His Majesty The King grants an audience to ICT teachers from across the country in Gelephu yesterdayKuensel

NA emphasises board-based ownership of mines

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The National Assembly yesterday added a new Section in the Mines and Minerals Bill 2020, which states that the state shall ensure broad-based ownership in mining operations by requiring 49 percent of shareholding to be floated to the public.  The existing mining law requires the mining promoters to float 30 percent of the total shareholding of the company. 
SCAC’s deputy chair Ugyen NamgayKuensel

Eligibility criteria spark heated debate

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Discussion on the eligibility and qualification of cabinet or council of ministers sparked heated debate at National Council yesterday while deliberating on the Lhengye Zhungtshog Bill of Kingdom of Bhutan 2020.
His Majesty The King grants an audience to ICT teachers from across the country in Gelephu yesterdayKuensel

Bhutan maintains the same position in Corruption Perception Index 

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Going by the Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index for 2019, Bhutan has not made much progress in tackling corruption last year because it stayed in the same position as 2018.
His Majesty The King grants an audience to ICT teachers from across the country in Gelephu yesterdayKuensel

Minor dies after falling from a guava tree

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A 12-year-old boy died after he fell off from a guava tree in Samdrupjongkhar yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred near the workshop area when the deceased was playing with his friends.
His Majesty The King grants an audience to ICT teachers from across the country in Gelephu yesterdayKuensel

Investment comes with trust

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The Bhutan Crowdfunding platform has spurred on the growth of…
Discussion: A woman entrepreneur makes a presentationKuensel

Same old issues bog women down in trade

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For the past four years, 41-year-old Dechenmo has been running a flower nursery at Wangkha, Chukha. 
A poultry farm near LungtenzampaKuensel

Poultry farms in Trashigang facing tough times

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Poultry farming, one of the most profitable businesses in Trashigang is facing difficult times.
Dancing for Book members at the Clock TowerKuensel

Dancing for Books enhancing reading habit among the young

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In an attempt to engage youths productively, Gokab Community Center for Learning (GCCL) held a two-week Dancing for Book initiative in parks and public places in Thimphu. 
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Children attend writing camp

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About 83 students participated in the three-day Bhutan Children’s Writeshop (BCW) held in Changangkha Middle Secondary School that ended on January 22. 
VGtS has led to organised vegetable gardens contributing to nutrition in schoolsKuensel

VGtS well on track since its launch in 2017

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Vegetable Go To School Porject (VGtS) has led to more organised vegetable gardens in the schools, contributing to better nutrition.
His Majesty The King grants an audience to ICT teachers from across the country in Gelephu yesterdayKuensel

His Majesty in southern Bhutan

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His Majesty The King granted an audience to ICT teachers from across the country who are attending a 12-day coding training which started in Gelephu yesterday.  
His Majesty The King grants an audience to ICT teachers from across the country in Gelephu yesterdayKuensel

Health ministry put measures for coronavirus 

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The health ministry has strengthened surveillance at the points of entry as part of precautionary measures to screen pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan, Hubei Province in China.  An official from the health ministry’s Emergency Medical Service Division said infrared fever scanning and surveillance of respiratory symptoms have been in place at the Paro International Airport since January 15. 
His Majesty The King grants an audience to ICT teachers from across the country in Gelephu yesterdayKuensel

Cabinet approves 50 percent raise in school stipend 

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The Cabinet on January 14 approved 50 percent raise in school stipend to Nu 1,500 from Nu 1,000 per child for three meals for boarders. This means each student would get Nu 17 for a meal.  The education ministry gives 60 percent of the stipend to Food Corporation of Bhutan for non-perishable items and 40 percent to the schools for perishable items.