IWP ranking process to remain same despite the reprioritisation of 12th Plan: RCSC

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A lot of planned activities in the 12th Plan has undergone changes with some forgone and other frontloaded after the reprioritisation programme. However, the Individual Work Plan (IWP), the basis to assess civil servants will not change.
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No new Bills in NC this time

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The forthcoming 26th National Council (NC) session, which will begin November 26, will witness deliberations on at least five Bills and international conventions.
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Police appeal travellers to provide accurate information

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Police alleged people travelling from Covid-19 high-risk areas of providing wrong information while registering online in the checkpost management system (CPMS) to avoid a week’s mandatory quarantine.
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Chhoekhor-Tang public debate behind closed-doors

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Public debate for the two candidates of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) for the by-election of Chhoekhor-Tang constituency in Bumthang will be held behind closed-doors tonight.
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Automated sewerage system to replace open sewerage ponds

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Beginning next year, Thimphu will have a fully automated sewerage system in Babesa with 12 million litres per day (MLD) capacity. 
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Cardamom top alternative income source for Shongphu farmers

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Four years ago, 58-year-old Aleo started growing cardamom in about an acre of land.  He brought saplings from Arekha, Chukha. Not a single seedling survived but he did not give up.
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FITI launches certificate in banking

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To build a foundation in the fundamentals and principles of banking and non-banking Financial Institutions Training Institute (FITI) launched the Certificate in Banking (CB) programme yesterday.
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SJ residents go in for happy, healthy walk

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More than 120 residents of Samdrupjongkhar have participated in the two-month health walk so far. The health walk, which started on October 19, will end on December 19.

Sephu turns predation ground

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 A fortnight ago, Nim Pelmo woke up to her neighbour’s alarming call. Another one of her cattle was killed that night.  This time, the predators weren’t far—the hunting ground was in front of the Sephu Primary School located around 300 meters from Nim Pelmo’s house. 

Losel Gyatsho Academy tackles neuropathy among students

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Seventeen boys from Losel Gyatsho Academy in Gelephu is undergoing treatment for peripheral neuropathy, a common illness among the growing adolescents that have high nutritional demand. 
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Another mishap in the making?

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The road is narrow. Holes dug on its one side are big enough for a big car to fall in. This is worrying residents along the Zamdo Lam in Changzamtog, Thimphu. It is a busy road. On Sunday, a bolero pickup truck fell into one of the pits dug to install hume pipes. No casualties were reported.
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Tourism policy a draft still

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The draft tourism policy of Bhutan 2020, which was expected to be approved in July, is now expected to be approved in November, according to Tourism Council of Bhutan’s  director-general, Dorji Dhradhul. 
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Drop-in-centre helps substance and alcohol abusers

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Puran has been hospitalised many times. Health officials warned him and he tried to quit drinking. Everything failed to stop him. He remained an alcoholic for seven years.