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Second Winter Youth Enrichment camp underway in Gyalpoizhing

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The second Winter Youth Enrichment Programme for girls is underway in Gyalpoizhing, Mongar. 821 girls from 85 different schools, from classes 6 to 12 are participating in the camp. The girls are from all six eastern dzongkhags. The month-long camp was inaugurated by Lyonpo Dorji Choden, Minster of Works and …

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PMO to review Annual Performance Agreement from Jan 2015

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay has directed the Government Performance Management Division (GPMD) to conduct the mid-year review of Annual Performance Agreement (APA) from January, next year. The Prime Minister, has signed the APA for the fiscal year 2014-2015 with all 10 cabinet Ministers, 20 Dzongkhags and heads of …

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Forest officials rescue Himalayan Black bear

After finding a female Himalayan Black bear trapped in a snare meant for wild boars, the farmers in Chapcha under Chukha alerted their forest range office of the trapped bear. The farmers had set snares to entrap wild animals that damage their crops during the night. The officials from the …

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PM,Cabinet, Speaker meet ex-CJ to thank him for 43 yrs service

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In a touching gesture the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, Cabinet Ministers and Speaker Jigme Zangpo met the former Chief Justice of Bhutan Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye to thank him. The PM in facebook post said, “With Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye, the outgoing Chief Justice of Bhutan. My colleagues and I got …

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Energy agreement is highlight of 18th SAARC Summit

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The Eighteen South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit was held in Kathmandu, Nepal for two days from 26th to 27th November 2014. The theme of the 18th SAARC Summit was “Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity.” In the press conference held yesterday in Thimphu, Minister for Foreign Affair, …

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NA agrees to most NC recommendations on the OAG Bill

The chairperson of the Good Governance Committee presented the Office of the Attorney General Bill 2014, for the third reading, in the National Assembly on November 19. The deliberation concluded yesterday and the Bill is proposed to be passed on November 24 in the National Assembly (NA). The chairperson of …

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