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Safety Concerns Mount as Falling Debris Raises Alarms at Construction Sites

โ€ฆ๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’๐’•๐’” ๐’†๐’™๐’‘๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’“๐’†๐’‰๐’†๐’๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’๐’—๐’†๐’“ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’๐’•๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’“๐’Š๐’”๐’Œ ๐’๐’‡ ๐’Š๐’๐’‹๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’•๐’š ๐’…๐’‚๐’Ž๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’—๐’Š๐’„๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’š Sonam DekiResidents of Thimphu have voiced growing concerns over the ongoing construction of a building amidst frequent incidents of falling debris. The alarming situation has sparked fears among locals, who worry about the potential for injuries and damage to neighboring structures. Some residents residing near …

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Bhutanโ€™s Civil Servants Set for Major Salary Boost as Sixth Pay Commission Report Revealed

โ€œโ€ฆ๐‘ฎ๐’๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’•๐’” ๐’Ž๐’–๐’”๐’• ๐’“๐’†๐’ˆ๐’–๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’”๐’• ๐’‘๐’“๐’Š๐’„๐’† ๐’‰๐’Š๐’Œ๐’†๐’” ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’†๐’”๐’”๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’‚๐’ ๐’ˆ๐’๐’๐’…๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’„๐’†๐’”, ๐’Ž๐’๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’†๐’•๐’” ๐’•๐’ ๐’‘๐’“๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’‘๐’“๐’Š๐’„๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’–๐’๐’‡๐’‚๐’Š๐’“ ๐’‘๐’“๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’„๐’†๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’š ๐’๐’„๐’„๐’–๐’“ ๐’˜๐’‰๐’†๐’ ๐’”๐’‚๐’๐’‚๐’“๐’Š๐’†๐’” ๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’†โ€. Phurpa Wangmo & Sonam DekiFinance Minister Namgay Tshering has delivered the long-awaited Sixth Pay Commission report to the National Assembly, putting forth a comprehensive set of recommendations for pay revisions in the civil service …

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Trashigang Adopts Playful Waste Disposal Strategy to Spark Childrenโ€™s Enthusiasm

โ€ฆ๐’…๐’›๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’Œ๐’‰๐’‚๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’…๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’Š๐’๐’•๐’“๐’๐’…๐’–๐’„๐’†๐’” ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’๐’—๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’‰ ๐’•๐’ ๐’•๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ๐’๐’† ๐’˜๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’† ๐’„๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’๐’†๐’๐’ˆ๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’†๐’๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’† ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’๐’ˆ ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’…๐’–๐’‚๐’๐’” ๐’Š๐’ ๐‘ป๐’“๐’‚๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ Phurpa WangmoThe Dzongkhag administration of Trashigang has taken a creative approach to address the ongoing waste management challenges in the area. In an effort to encourage children and people to actively participate in waste disposal, the administration has introduced new bins with toy and animal …

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Uncovering Possibilities amidst Declining Market: key to sustainable growth

โ€ฆ ๐‘ฐ๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‡๐’‚๐’„๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐’‚ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’†๐’•, ๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’ ๐’Š๐’๐’๐’๐’—๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’„ ๐’‘๐’‚๐’•๐’‰ ๐’•๐’๐’˜๐’‚๐’“๐’…๐’” ๐’๐’‚๐’”๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’”๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’Š๐’•๐’š ๐’†๐’Ž๐’†๐’“๐’ˆ๐’†๐’” ๐’‚๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Œ๐’†๐’š ๐’•๐’ ๐’”๐’–๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’“๐’๐’˜๐’•๐’‰ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’–๐’Ž๐’‘๐’‰. Tenzin LhadenAs Bhutan grapples with a shrinking market and economic challenges, resilient individuals and businesses are demonstrating their resourcefulness by exploring new avenues and adapting to the changing landscape. Despite the hardships brought on …

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๐๐ก๐ฎ๐ญ๐š๐ง ๐‚๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ ๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐‘๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ ๐€๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐๐ž๐, ๐Ž๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ˆ๐ง๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž๐ ๐Ž๐ฉ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐€๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ข๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐‚๐š๐ง๐๐ข๐๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ

โ€ฆReforms open doors for multiple attempts in Bhutan Civil Service Examinations, expanding talent pool and empowering aspiring youth By Phurpa WangmoIn a significant development, the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) announced amendments to certain sections of the Bhutan Civil Service Rules and Regulations 2018 during its 183rd Commission Meeting held on May 23, 2023.According to the revised Section 7.3.2.2, candidates …

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Monsoon Woes: Thimphu Struggles with Mounting Drainage Problems, Prompting Calls for Urgent Action

โ€ฆCitizens Disheartened as Drainage Woes Remain Unresolved, Thromde Urged to Address Pressing Issue By Sonam DekiAs the monsoon season sets in, the capital faces a mounting challenge in the form of drainage problems. Despite the evident nature of the issue, no significant resolutions or improvements have been observed thus far. The lack of action has left citizens disheartened, as their …

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Mountain Hazelnuts Building a Sustainable Hazelnut Industry in Bhutan: Overcoming Challenges and Looking Ahead

โ€ฆMountain Hazelnuts remains steadfast in its commitment to building a sustainable hazelnut industry in Bhutan, surmounting challenges and forging a prosperous future for growers By Phurpa Wangmo In an effort to foster growth and sustainability within the hazelnut industry in Bhutan, Mountain Hazelnuts has been making significant investments in two crucial programs aimed at enhancing grower orchards and maximizing yields. …

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Lime Smearing Reflects a Lack of Civic Sense: A Call for Responsible Actions

โ€ฆlime smearing exacerbates scenic beauty, underscoring the urgent necessity to discontinue the practice for a cleaner Bhutan. By Tenzin Lhaden The practice of smearing lime on poles and walls can indeed make the environment look dirty and contradict the notion of a clean and well-maintained environment.While it is disheartening to hear that the city cooperation is not taking direct action …

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Rural Bhutan Sees Improvement in Happiness Index, While Urban Areas Stagnate

โ€ฆ๐’‚ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’†๐’“ ๐’†๐’™๐’‚๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’“๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’‚๐’๐’” ๐’‚ ๐’”๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’๐’Š๐’‡๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’๐’• ๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’—๐’†๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’“๐’–๐’“๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ฎ๐‘ต๐‘ฏ ๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’† 2010, ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚ ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’Ž๐’Š๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’“๐’†๐’๐’… Phurpa WangmoIn a comprehensive analysis of regional trends of Gross National Happiness, it has been found that urban areas in Bhutan consistently maintain higher levels of Gross National Happiness (GNH) than their rural counterparts. However, a closer examination reveals a significant improvement in rural …

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Bhutanese Artisans Strive for Local Alternatives, Moving Away from Outsourcing

By Sonam DekiIn a surprising turn of events, Bhutanese artisans have been sending their handcrafted products to India for sewing, raising questions about the need for outsourcing when skilled tailors exist within the country. This decision has sparked a debate among local communities, with concerns focused on keeping money within Bhutan and ensuring the quality of the finished products. “Why …

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