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The Cabinet has not rejected the National Commission for Women and Children’s (NCWC) proposal that included introducing a women’s quota, the chairperson of NCWC, Lyonpo Dorji Choden clarified to this newspaper yesterday.
The dzongkhag chapter of the Hindu Dharma Samudaya of Bhutan (HDSB) in Tsirang recently wrote to the dzongkhag administration staking ownership to a temple located near Damphu Higher Secondary School, which the chapter says is traditionally Hindu.
Addiction is the greatest scourge we face today, calling us to deal with it urgently and effectively. Considering more than half our population constitutes young people, addiction should be viewed as a compelling problem of modern life.
UNDP and the government have collaborated to design Bhutan’s first Green Climate Fund (GCF) project worth USD 42 million (M). This project will be submitted to the GCF by next week.
A driver stops his car by a shop in Sonamthang. He asks the shopkeeper to refuel his car for Nu 1,000. The shopkeeper comes out with two black jerry cans and pours fuel into the vehicle using a funnel.
In several parts of Wangdue the roofs of several houses were lost to a windstorm last week.
According to the damage assessment conducted by the dzongkhag disaster team, roofs of at least five traditional houses, a hotel and a lhakhang were damaged by windstorms that occurred on March 5, 6 and 12.
In a move that will leave no wet land fallow across the country and help realise the national goal of food self-sufficiency, the Farm Machinery Corporation Ltd (FMCL) has begun large scale commercial paddy farming.
… following Cabinet’s rejection of proposal that included introducing a quota
The National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) will review part A of the National Plan of Action of Promotion of Gender Equality in Elected Offices following the Cabinet’s rejection to introduce a quota, it was pointed out at the conclusion of the 2nd national conference on women in governance, leadership and politics in Thimphu, yesterday.
Almost seven months after Thimphu police charged a 24-year-old woman from Wangduephodrang on eight counts of brawling and battery offences, court officials are still waiting for a response from agencies that look into women issues.
India handed over Nu 526.8 million to the Royal Government yesterday, according to a press release issued by the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC).
The biggest health challenge we are faced with today is the rising instances of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Going by available health reports, almost 60 percent of death in the country is attributed to NCDs. And the threat continues to grow. As we develop, diseases of affluence will be the major killers.
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