LG: With the completion of the functional literacy test (FLT) in the three thromdes of Thimphu, Phuentsholing and Gelephu earlier this month, there are now 5,165 perspective candidates across the country for the upcoming local government elections.
Works and human settlement minister Dorji Choden said the cabinet reviewed and made necessary changes on the proposal in the recent Cabinet meeting. The approved proposal has been sent to the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC).
UNFCCC: Long before the climate summit in Paris last week, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay expected the meeting of almost 200 nations to set ambitious targets that are legally binding.
Health: The 29-year-old woman, who was claimed to be an alcoholic and an alleged HIV positive, is admitted to the Thimphu referral hospital for treatment, health officials said.
Rights: The chairman of the human rights committee of the National Assembly was asked some tough questions by youth participants during a panel discussion held to commemorate Human Rights Day, in Thimphu, yesterday.
NA: A budget of Nu 2 billion is allocated for municipality development activities in the 20 dzongkhag thromdes, the works and human settlement minister Dorji Choden said.