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Thimphu police re-arrested a convict on the run

Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) in Thimphu has re-arrested a 29-year-old escaped convict that fled from the detention center in Thimphu on January 4 in Khasadrapchu. RBP also apprehended the prisoner’s 78-year-old father and a friend for their involvement in aiding the convict’s escape. The convict had been sentenced to a …

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PM stresses importance of education reforms

On 12th January 2016 Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, addressed the participants of the Central School Immersion Program and biennial DEO conference, which was held in Phuntsholing HSS from 6th to 12th Jan 2016. According to a Ministry of Education release amongst other matters Lyonchhen stressed on the importance of the role …

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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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