DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

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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Graduates unhappy with screening tests

Most university graduates are not happy with the screening exams conducted by the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) because they feel it is a burden for them to sit for the preliminary exams (PE) before sitting for the Bhutan Civil Service Exams (BCSE). “For the PE, we have to study …

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ECB gleans lessons from the past, looks toward 2013

While the political scenario in the country is upbeat with the next general elections just a year away, parties are not the only ones gleaning lessons from the past.  Learning from Experience Program( LEP),  initiated by the Election Commission of Bhutan ( ECB)  and headed by the Chief  Election Commissioner …

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