Nurses, technicians disgruntled as JDWNRH freezes EOL

The committee decided to freeze EOL because of the acute shortage of staffs in the hospital The recent circular from the HR Management and Development Division of the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) dated 28th February on freezing of Extraordinary Leave (EOL) for technicians and nurses has not gone down well with these […]

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BCCI beset by a gamut of challenges

Financial instability is one among them as the Chamber’s revenue is not enough to meet BCCI’s recurring expenditure Inadequate cooperation from the government, the private sector and lack of financial sustainability pose critical challenges to the effective functioning of Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). The Secretary General of BCCI, Sangay Dorji, said the […]

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Government claims to have fulfilled majority of its 120-days pledges

However, a closer scrutiny shows that the government has fulfilled only two pledges in all certainty, with a majority of the pledges either in the process or under discussion The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) government claimed that it has addressed almost all of its 120-days pledges during the Meet-the-Press yesterday. The DNT government completed its […]

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Female archer Dorji Dema goes for the bull’s-eye

Breaking stereotypes, 35-year-old Dorji Dema has become the first woman to compete with men in national-level archery tournament. Dorji Dema was the first woman to participate in the Paro open archery tournament last year in Paro. She was the only woman competing with men – among180 archers in 36 teams in the 145m range. Usually […]

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Buray: The alternative source of income for Radhipas

Most women in Radhi weave buray textiles when the agriculture season is over Leading a village life as a single mother of two school-going children is difficult for 33-year-old Tshering Dema from Radhi gewog in Trashigang. She has been a single mother for the past eight years after she divorced the father of her children. […]

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