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Fresh Vs in-service graduates debate for BCSE

Some University graduates appearing for the RCSC, on the condition of anonymity, said there is a strong need to revisit the recruitment process currently practiced by Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) as both fresh and in-service graduates have to fight at par for entry in the civil service. In-service candidates …

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Lone Thimphu Thrompon candidate campaigns

Former Thimphu Thrompon Kinlay Dorjee who is the lone Thimphu Thrompon candidate. started his campaign for his second successive election that will take place on 25 January 2016. He started his campaign from, Babesa, talking about the achievements that he has made in the past five years. In the three …

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Bangladesh hit by India’s beef politics

What transpires between a diplomat posted abroad and politicians of the host country is usually kept under wraps. But India’s Home Minister, rajnath Singh, who enjoys the distinction of being appointed acting premier whenever Prime Minister narendra Modi is away, recently went public with what one of the most important …

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The street vending business

Economic Affairs Minister, Norbu Wangchuk, during the 21st Meet –the-Press session stated that there is a huge informal sector functioning within the formal economic sector, and that the government aims to promote both the sectors. He said efforts are being put into place to encourage the informal sector through support …

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Ongoing Camp Raven keeps youth productively occupied

Under Royal Command, Camp Raven meant mainly for the children of armed forces is going on from 18th December 2015 to 15th January 2016. There are 575 youth attending in the Royal Bhutan Army (227), Royal Bhutan Police (152) and Royal Body Guards (196) camp grounds.  Of the total 255 …

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Overview of the Sixth Session of the Second Parliament

The closing ceremony of the Sixth Session of the Second Parliament was graced by His Majesty the King on Wednesday. The members of the Royal Family, representatives of the Central Monastic Body, senior government officials and representatives of the international community were also present at the closing ceremony. After expressing …

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Graduate awarded Annual Indian Ambassador’s Scholarship

Vidya Sagar, a Graduate from the Royal Thimphu College has been selected to be the first recipient of the Annual Indian Ambassador’s Scholarship for Post Graduate studies at a reputed University in India. The fully sponsored Scholarship was announced by, the Ambassador of India to Bhutan, Gautam Bambawale during his …

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