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๐—ฆ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—บ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป โ€˜๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟโ€™

As Chair of the Small States Forum Lyonpo Namgay Tshering delivered the opening statement and moderated the virtual SSF. The Forum shed light on the multifarious challenges confronted by Small States due to the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and increasing threats from climate change. The way forward to build back better and need for development financing …

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๐—ก๐—ผ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟโ€™๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ: ๐—ฆ๐—– ๐—ฅ๐—š

Many netizens are demanding reinvestigation of the molestation case where a 58-year-old former teacher in Tsirang was convicted of molesting 10 students in 2019, but the Supreme Court (SC) Registrar General (RG) said there would be no โ€œreinvestigationโ€. He said the SC inquired about the case, and found Dil Bahadur Chettri was proven to be guilty beyond reasonable doubt. The …

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๐—š๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€

Representatives of the 194 gaydrungs across the country submitted two pleas to the Prime Minister, and the Opposition Leader, they are seeking for term extension and compensations for the retrenchment. According to the representatives of the gaydrungs, they say that either of the pleas, extension will help them to chart their future properly while compensation will help them to transition …

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๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ, ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—–๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—œ๐——-๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜€

To ensure safe learning and teaching environment with the opening of the schools across the country, schools adopt innovative and strict COVID-19 protocols. Besides schools following the COVID-19 protocols like using mask, washing hands and maintaining social distancing, each schools have their own innovative and strict strategies to ensure safe learning and teaching environment for the students and the teachers. …

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๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜€

In an exclusive interview with Bhutan TODAY, Sherab Namgay, the Managing Director of Bhutan Board Products Limited talks about BBPLโ€™s Wood Mulch Manure โ€“ โ€˜Greenureโ€™, its pricing schemes, production capacity and the endeavor to complement the countryโ€™s National Organic Flagship Project, additionally, the Managing Director also talks about the automation of the plant to blend a greater yield of organic …

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A โ€˜holistic, strategic, and collaborative wayโ€™ to tackle youth unemployment

Puran Gurung The UNDP-MoLHR report โ€œAddressing the Youth Unemployment Challenge in Bhutan through a Systemic Portfolio-Based Approachโ€ proposes a portfolio of integrated solutions to tackle youth unemployment in a โ€˜holistic, strategic, and collaborative wayโ€™. UNDP-MoLHR report points that Bhutan has been facing the challenge since 2005, and that a majority of the population are youths, and creating a vibrant labour …

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Unemployment rate of Phuentsholing is 4.8 percent, a RIGSS report

Phurpa Wangmo Owing to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak to labour markets, a study by Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies (RIGSS) projects Phuentsholingโ€™s unemployment rate at 4.8 percent. This figure was collected in the working-age population (15 years and above) in the report Comprehensive Household Census of Phuentsholing Thromde and Peri-urban Areas (2021) โ€“ the tally accounts …

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Pathways to maximize GNH and achievement of SDGs by 2030

In line to maximize Gross National Happiness and the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, the Ministry for Agriculture and Forest is laying the foundation by embarking on eight ambitious and transformative pathways over the next decade. According to Bhutan National Pathways (BNP) launched by MoAF, these transformative pathways will ensure that Bhutan’s food systems assure access to …

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Is Bhutan prepared for the Big Quake?

WFP study on the impact and plan of action for potential earthquakes is the first ever model in Bhutan for humanitarian planning By Tashi Namgyal The Himalayan region has amongst the highest earthquake risk globally, with recent moderate-sized events resulting in tens of thousands of casualties. Despite this, understanding of earthquake risk in the region is limited, particularly in Bhutan, …

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11 and 12 year old to represent Bhutan in Moscow

By Tshering Rigzin Sonam Tenzin and Kinley Deki Yangzom will represent Bhutan in Gazpromโ€™s Football for Friendship (F4F) in Moscow, Russia on June 12 this year. This will be Bhutanโ€™s first ever participation in the event. Rigzin, an 11 year old student studying in class five in Loselling Middle Secondary School, Thimphu was chosen out of twenty under 15 national …

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