DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

MoH plans to disseminate health information in rural areas

The Health Promotion Division of the Health Ministry, earlier known as the Information Communication Bureau (ICB) is currently focusing on existing manpower and materials to come up with an appropriate health promotion strategy in the country. Talking to The Bhutanese, the officiating chief media and information officer of health ministry, …

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Nothing new than an interactive session

  The three-day workshop which started on March 19 on “Electoral Contestant” conducted by the Election Commission of Bhutan offered nothing new but was a forum to voice out their opinions and an interactive session, said most of the participants including those from the old as well as newly registered …

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Bridging gaps between the ECB and political parties

Internal Funding for political parties and the need for state funding  were the hot topics of discussion in the three-day workshop under the ongoing process of Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Election (BRIDGE) held for  existing amd newly registered political parties in Paro from March 19 by the Election …

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Emergency! B Positive blood needed!

For a week now,  the blood bank in the capital has been running short of B positive blood. At the moment, the bank has a total of 71 units of which only two units are B positive which have been stored for emergency. The authorities are trying to call up …

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Agriculture introduced as optional subject in schools

As WFP phases out, education ministry introduces School Agriculture Programme to meet students’ dietary requirements   The Curriculum and Professional Support Division (CAPSD), has approved the proposal from the Education Ministry for introducing the School Agriculture Programme as an optional subject with effect from 2013. The new subject, Agriculture for …

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Who will be the next Dungse Rinpoche?

It has been more than two months since the revered Nyingma master Dungse Thrinly Norbu Rinpoche passed away and since  then his presence is missed around the globe by thousands of devotees. Now, the question doing the rounds is, who will take his place? In the Buddhist context, a lineage …

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