BUSINESS

Two years for stabbing

Paro Dzongkhag court sentenced 43-year old Chimi Dorji, to a prison term of two years for stabbing a 53-year old on the night of 7 October, 2012 in his house in Paro. The victim is the husband of the convict’s elder sister. The incident had occurred at the victim’s place …

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RMA Governor assures all is well again

The royal monetary authority (RMA) governor assured that the domestic financial system is safe, sound and resilient and in a comfortable position to meet their obligations despite the liquidity crisis in the country. This assurance comes at a time when the country is faced with the Indian Rupee (INR) shortfall …

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Three steps in 5 years to make Vocational Education hip and lucrative

The labor ministry (MoLHR) in consultation with stakeholders has come up with three strategic directions to create more opportunities for Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) graduates. The three strategic directions set for the next five years are, improving the Human Resources Development Plan, linking Industries with Institutes and reviving the …

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An alternative to scarce fodder for highlanders

Winter is tough for many reasons, but it is especially and harshly tougher in the high altitude regions. Conditions make it hard for cattle to survive and it is one source which the highlanders heavily depend on to make their livelihood. The absence of food for the animals therefore most …

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Kengkhar Women prove equal to men in craft

Over 25 crafts persons were trained by skilled locals on the techniques of making silver decorative belt patterns and motifs for Ara Palang (alcohol cask) in Murung village under Kengkhar gewog in Mongar. The project was recently taken up by Helvetas to train craftsperson as part of the skills development …

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Man stabbed in a fight, two suspects caught

A 22-year old man is currently recovering from a stabbing wound after undergoing an operation at the JDWNR hospital. The victim was referred from Phuentsholing General Hospital on the evening of Sunday after the incident, which had taken place at around 4:30 pm on the same day. The initial report …

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Druknet denies allegations of blocking Bhutannomics

Bhutannomics which is now back, is convinced that the government was behind the block Bhutan Telecom Limited’s Druknet, the biggest Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the country denied allegations made by Bhutanomics.com who accused the former of blocking the site in the country. Though the site is now back after …

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21 Diplomas awarded to Front Desk Management Graduates from BISHT

The Department of Human Resources (DHR) under Labor Ministry awarded certificates to 21 Diploma graduates in Front Desk Management from the Bhutan International School of Hospitality and Tourism (BISHT) yesterday. According to the Press release from the Labor Ministry, so far a total of 248 trainees have graduated in various …

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