Tendruk- Norgaygang GC road behind schedule

The blacktopping work on gewog connectivity (GC) road from Tendruk to Norgaygang (Bara) gewog in Samtse is behind schedule by almost around two years, despite the work being scheduled for completion in April 2016. The 19-km GC road blacktopping started in 2016. A private construction company, Somson Company Private Limited, is still working on the […]

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Khan Bhai: The barber who multitasked his way into hearts

Early morning before Anowar Hussian, popularly known as Khan Bhai in Kanglung, steps out from home attached to his matchbox-sized saloon just a few steps away, a handful of customers are already waiting for him. Khan Bhai is as adept at making his customers laugh as he is at snipping away locks. A multi-talented barber, […]

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Media courses in country strive to groom future journalists

Though the state of media in Bhutan is not very promising, colleges and schools are striving to provide quality media literacy. Sherubtse College alone in the country has been providing media courses both in English and Dzongkha for the last seven years with 131 graduates. A media student who belonged to the first media batch […]

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Fighting corruption in Asia and the Pacific – Dasho Neten Zangmo

  Corruption is eating away at vital public services in Asia and the Pacific and it is the poor who are disproportionately paying the price. A majority of countries from the region sit firmly in the bottom half of corruption measurement indices. Despite high economic growth, 700 million people in the region live without electricity. […]

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