Lack of special education needs teachers hinder care for the disabled

About 44% of Persons with Disability (PWD) face emotional violence while more than 42% face physical violence, and about 14% of PWD has encountered sexual violence. This data came to light after the study ‘disability needs survey’ was conducted to determine necessary information for the formulation of the national policy for persons with disability. A […]

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Survey on to standardize local healers

In an effort to standardize local healers in the country, the Department of Traditional Medicine Services (DTMS) is conducting a survey across the country. The survey aims to document useful and harmful practices of local healers and to identify and segregate between traditional medicine practitioners and local healers as people tend to believe that local […]

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BKP introduces six more candidates for 2018

  Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) has confirmed six more electoral candidates for the 2018 elections, bringing their total candidate figure to eleven, which includes the party president and vice-president. The six new candidates are Pushpalal Chhetri, 51, Pirthiman Pradhan, 61, Karma Jimba, 52, Tshering Nidup, 49, Rinchen Chogyel, 38, and Karma Loday, 38. The former […]

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NC to deliberate on three legislations, two policy issues, one international agreement

  The 20th session of the National Council, which started on Wednesday, will deliberate on three legislations, two policy issues, and one international agreement during this session. Chairperson of NC Sonam Kinga, during the opening session on Wednesday, highlighted the deep appreciation conveyed by the Government of India to His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo for […]

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