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‘Santa Barbara’ Park in Thimphu

The Children’s Parks, Kuensel Phodrang Park, Botanical Garden and so on are what we all have seen, heard and visited in the capital. This time around Santa Barbara Park  is joining the club. Santa Barbara Park was constructed by some 20 students of Rinchen Higher Secondary School in just two …

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Right professionals in wrong positions?

The transfer of three Directors in the agriculture ministry leads to questions over the efficacy of RCSC’s transfer rules The recent transfer of three directors in the agriculture ministry to different departments that do not match their expertise has led to some debate on the Royal Civil Service Commission’s transfer …

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Teachers say they overpaid for poor quality laptops

The Nu 100 mn project of the MoE that bought laptops and desktops for around 3000 teachers comes under fire The Ministry of Education’s (MoE)  ‘Empowering Teachers’ project which was initiated in mid-2009 and ended in April  this year has created loan repayment and miscommunication problems among three agencies – …

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Row prevails over Debsi town planning

While the plan is on-going, four land owners have opted not to participate in the land demarcation The demarcation of land at Debsi under Chang gewog has started with the approval of the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS). However, four major land owners have not consented to the …

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