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35 customer complaints on voice and data charges

BTL said that around 35 customers have lodged the complaints on charges in last one and half month.. BTL said the complaint cases increased especially after the system has been upgraded to provide new facility was introduced recently. The BTL general manager of the marketing division, Penjore the data rates …

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Honest Samaratian hands over Nu 221,055 in cash

Aum Kinzang Choden, a 60 year old shopkeeper from Trashigang Throm returned a purse containing Nu. 221,055 in cash, that she found near the Manidungkhor in the heart of Trashigang town, on 2 May 2019 to Trashigang Police. The purse and its contents were handed over to the rightful owner, …

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HM appoints RCSC Chairperson & Commissioners

His Majesty The King on 17 April 2019 granted Dhar to appoint the new Chairperson and Commissioners of the Royal Civil Service Commission. Karma Hamu Dorjee, one of the Commissioners of the previous Commission, has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the RCSC. The four Commissioners are Dr. Ugyen …

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Subsidized gas cylinders handed back

A press release said that in view of the concerns raised regarding the shortage of subsidized LPG in the media and the problems that people are facing, the government would like to support the noble ‘Citizen’s Initiative: Our Gyenkhu’. Led by Lyonchhen, the Opposition leader, NC Chairperson, Cabinet Minister and …

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Phuentsholing Thromde focuses on local economy, creating gainful employment and promoting gender equality in 12th FYP

Phuentsholing Thromde has included employment generation and Local Economy enhancement program in the 12th FYP with the objective to enhance the local economy and create gainful employment. For the program, the collaborating agencies are Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry …

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Students monitor climate change with support from HEROES

Himalayan Environmental Rhythms Observation and Evaluation System (HEROES) project, implemented by the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research (UWICER) is the first nationwide school-based initiative to monitor climate change and its impact on the mountain ecosystem in Bhutan. Almost six years into the project after its first establishment …

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