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BOB kicks of its 50th year celebrations


The Bank of Bhutan, the country’s oldest financial institution, unveiled its Golden Jubilee logo on November 23, kick starting a year-long celebration to mark 50 years of service to the nation. “BOB has played a pivotal role in powering the progress of the nation by enabling its customers to embrace …

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Non-motorized transport to decongest traffic

The Road Safety & Transport Authority (RSTA), with support from Thimphu Thromde, is working towards improving and upgrading non-motorised transport (NMT) and public transport to tackle growing traffic congestion in the main urban centres of the country. According to RSTA the main streets of Thimphu that is Norzin Lam and …

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RSTA recommends tougher measures

In the first six months of this year there were 1,351 cases of unlicensed driving and 1,101 cases of driving under the influence (DUI) as part of traffic violations reported by the traffic police according to the Annual Road Safety Report 2016-17. Therefore, more vigorous field inspection and increased fines …

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Youths duped by Alfresco Solution in India

Sixteen youth who had complained to the labour ministry of not being placed into jobs in India through the overseas employment programme were offered jobs in Marriot Hotel in Kuwait by the ministry through the Redeployment Programme. Only 5 of 16 youth who appeared for the job interview were selected. …

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