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Health Ministry achieves 8 indicators and 31 on track

Of the 39 success indicators, the health ministry has achieved 8 while 31 are on track according to the mid-year review of the Annual Performance Agreement 2017-2018. The percentage of rural households with access to improved sanitation was highlighted as one of the major success indicators, which initially was targeted …

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His Majesty grants Land Kidu in Samtse

His Majesty The King granted land Kidu to 9,628 beneficiaries of Samtse Dzongkhag. A total of 1,261.027 acres of land was granted as Kidu to the people of the 15 gewogs on 29th January. Samtse is the 17th dzongkhag where land Kidu has been granted as part of the nationwide …

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Best class 10 results in four years

60.2 % cut off percentage for class XI now A total of 6,187 students have qualified for class XI in government higher secondary schools according to the Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment (BCSEA) that declared the 2017 class X results on Thursday, January 18. The cut off point …

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Coming out of the closet

From his early teens, Deyon Phuntsho discovered that he was different from what society normally expected of him. As an eighth standard student, he knew he was a gay with obvious natural feminine traits, which he tried to hide. “That was when the harassment and bullying was at its peak …

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