DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

His Majesty’s 110th National Day Address

I offer my warm Tashi Delek to all the people in the 20 dzongkhags who are gathered to celebrate this most auspicious occasion, our National Day, to all the people who are offering prayers at home and at lhakhangs, and to all the Bhutanese working and studying around the world …

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PSL guideline launched

The government has launched the priority sector lending (PSL) guidelines that aims to transform the Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) sector through better access to finance and increased opportunities for youth employment. Loans up to Nu one million for cottage industry and upto Nu 10 million for small industry will …

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RAA finds poor patient registration system in the JDWNRH

According to an audit report on performance audit on delivery of OPD services, RAA found that there is no proper patients registration system to capture the patients’ information of earlier diagnosis, frequency of visits, addresses and drugs prescribed to monitor patients’ progresses. The records are maintained manually and there are …

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NA recommends Ombudsman’s office within ACC

The National Assembly (NA) has supported the establishment of an Ombudsman’s office within the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), to screen complaints and ease the administrative burden on the commission so that it can concentrate on its core mandate. The need for an Ombudsman’s Office was articulated by the ACC in …

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64-year-old arrested for child molestation

Pasakha police, Phuentsholing division, arrested a 64-year-old man on 9 November who molested a 13-year-old school going girl. The victim’s father reported the incident to police after the mother saw a mark on her daughter’s cheek and questioned her about it. The suspect runs a restaurant in Pasakha where the …

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