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India celebrates its 68th Independence Day

The Indian flag hoisting ceremony and the Indian National Anthem followed by patrotic songs reveberating in air added to the commemorative spirit of India’s 68th Independence Day celebration held at the Embassy of India, Thimphu on August 15. In the morning, Ambassador Gautam Bambawale read out the message of the …

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12 entrepreneurs complete DHI Entrepreneurship program

The DHI BEGIN (Business Entrepreneurship Growth and Innovation) is one of DHI’s mandates to lead and stimulate the private sector development through a culture of innovation, creativity and enterprise. The 5th batch of DHI BEGIN, that began three months ago, ended on July 29. In the closing of the program, …

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Prelims and its impact on graduates

During the last session of the Parliament, the government informed the House that they were working with the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) on doing away with the preliminary examination (PE), a pledge made by the government. RCSC has not entertained the letter from the Ministry of Labour and Human …

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Prime Minister signs performance agreement with NEC and BOIC

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Addressing the members assembled for the event on Thursday, Lyonchhen reiterated that the performance agreements signed between the Prime Minister and the respective agencies meant that the Government lead by Prime Minister himself would fully support the performance agreement which is comprised of a defined set of objectives, mandates and …

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First RUB inter college literary meet

The first ever RUB (Royal University of Bhutan) Inter College Literary Meet will be held at Gaeddu College of Business Studies (GCBS) from 28th – 30th June 2014. The meet will see six college participate which includes host GCBS, co-organizer Sherubtse College, Samtse College of Education, Institute of Language and …

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15-year imprisonment for chorten vandalism

The two suspects who were arrested and detained for vandalizing two chortens at Athang gewog in Wangduephodrang on the night of January 1 were slapped with a prison term of 15 years each by the Wangduephodrang Dzongkhag Court on June 20. The convicts are a 27-year-old man from Dangchu gewog …

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