DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

His Majesty in Phuentsholing

His Majesty The King graced the launch of the Bhutan Foreign Service Programme, at the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing on 16th August.

His Majesty The King graced the launch of the Bhutan Foreign Service Programme, at the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies in Phuentsholing on 16th August. The Bhutan Foreign Service Programme is a 3-week integrated leadership programme tailored for Bhutan’s foreign service. It is the eighth leadership programme at …

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Three more CT scan machines by 2018

The Japanese government has agreed to donate three Computed Tomography (CT) Scan machines, which will be brought into the country by the beginning of 2018. Of the three machines, the one with 64 slices will be installed in Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH). The other two machines of …

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Bhutanese student commits suicide in India

A Bhutanese student studying electrical engineering in India was found dead in his hostel room on the night of August 8. The deceased, from Pemagatsel is believed to have committed suicide by hanging himself. The deceased was a student of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Kurukshetra, Haryana, India. …

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RCSC and ECB laws come up against Sikkim Manipal students

The Education Minister Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk clarified that the Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) degree is a recognized graduation degree by the Education Ministry or specifically the Bhutan Accreditation Council under the Ministry. Lyonpo said that under the Tertiary education policy reforms all forms of distance or online degrees are recognized …

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Bhutan to observe World Rangers Day

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A total of 7 Rangers lost their lives in the line of duty in the past two years Bhutan celebrated World Rangers Day for the first time this year, an event that highlights the devotion and sacrifice of rangers who put their lives at risk everyday to protect the world’s …

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