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Easing the dollar door

Kuensel 28 Sep 2023
Want AUD 1,000 for 59? Contact …”. The message on a “Bhutanese in Australia” social media group is short ... Inward remittance is dropping ... Some are investing in properties and businesses that need AUD at cheaper rates ... For instance, a consultant who came to start a Bhutan office relied on Bhutanese in Australia to exchange his AUD into Ngultrums ... .

Snow leopard population grows

Kuensel 18 Sep 2023
Energy and Natural Resources Secretary, Karma Tshering, said that the survey results are compelling evidence confirming Bhutan as a stronghold for snow leopards ... Deputy Chief Forestry Officer, DoFPS, Letro, said that the conservation policy and effort from Bhutan is vibrant on wildlife preservation.

Controversy erupts as CSO Authority shuts down CSO network

Kuensel 18 Sep 2023
The civil society organisations in Bhutan are jolted by the sudden closure of its network. A letter from the member secretary of the Civil Society Organisations Authority (CSOA) ordered an immediate cessation of all functions of the Bhutan Civil Society Network (BCSN) ... The BCSN is an informal network of all the CSOs in Bhutan.

Accountant accused of embezzlement

Kuensel 15 Sep 2023
The Royal Audit Authority (RAA) in February forwarded a case to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) implicating the Regional Immigration Office in Gelephu of misappropriating about Nu 1.8 Million (M) ... The office had recruited temporary security guards for checkposts.

Bhutan recently experienced significant drop in potato production

Fresh Plaza 14 Sep 2023
Lobzang, the potato programme officer at NCOA, noted that to address the issue of stagnant potato yields, Bhutan has undertaken various initiatives, including the import of climate-resilient potato clones from the International Potato Centre (IPC) in Peru and potato varieties from Nepal.

Intensifying zero poaching efforts against illegal wildlife trade

Kuensel 14 Sep 2023
The first national zero poaching strategy was crafted in 2016 through the collaborative efforts of the World Wildlife Fund Bhutan (WWF Bhutan) and DoFPS ... Coordinated by WWF Bhutan and DoFPS, the workshop in Bumthang saw the participation of 30 officials from functional divisions and field offices under the DoFPS.

Nine elected members resign voluntarily

Kuensel 13 Sep 2023
As per the Rules on Election Conduct in the Kingdom of Bhutan 2022, any candidate holding an elective office who resigns without a valid reason, as determined by the Commission, will face penalties, including a fine equivalent to the minimum wage for a period of 360 days.

His Majesty confers a red scarf, and grants promotions

Kuensel 13 Sep 2023
His Majesty The King yesterday conferred red scarf to Karma Yonten, and granted promotions to 17 officers from the RBA, RBP, and RBG ... His Majesty The King, as Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, granted promotions to 10 officers of the Royal Bhutan Army, an officer of the Royal Body Guards, and six officers of the Royal Bhutan Police.

Jawan: Sangay Tsheltrim recalls first encounter with Shah Rukh Khan; appreciates Salman Khan for Radhe debut

Pinkvilla 13 Sep 2023
Written by Published on Sep 13, 2023   .  06.49 PM IST  .  574. Jawan ... Key Highlight ... Last week saw the Tsunami at the box office brought by Shah Rukh Khan’s magnum opus, Jawan ... Amongst all sharing the spotlight is the actor hailing from Bhutan, Sangay Tsheltrim. He was seen in the role of a police officer ... It was a good meeting.

Bhutan achieves over 90% HPV vaccination coverage

Kuensel 12 Sep 2023
Bhutan committed to this cause in January 2019 during the 144th WHO Executive Board meeting ... Dr Bhupinder Kaur Aulakh, from the WHO Bhutan Country Office, shared alarming statistics during the sessions, noting that in 2020, the global estimate saw 190,874 new cases and 116,015 deaths attributed to cervical cancer.�.

G20 Summit: Meet the four Indians behind Delhi declaration that achieved ‘100% consensus’

Live Mint 10 Sep 2023
She writes poetry in Spanish, English and Hindi.Ashish SinhaAshish Sinha is another 2005 batch IFS officer ... In New Delhi, he worked in the External Affairs Minister’s office and as a desk officer for Pakistan.Abhay ThakurA Russian speaker, Abhay Thakur, is the Additional Secretary, the Sous-sherpa, No.

Meet the 4 who worked on script for world to come on same page

Financial Express 10 Sep 2023
He has been India\u2019s envoy to Mauritius and Nigeria, and has handled Nepal and Bhutan in the Ministry of External Affairs. Thakur has also been a director in the External Affairs Minister\u2019s office ... Eenam Gambhir, the only woman officer in the team, is currently Joint Secretary G20 and a 2005 batch IFS officer.

Trashigang implements archer safety measures

Kuensel 09 Sep 2023
He said, “In addition to the two safety walls required by the Bhutan Indigenous Games and Sports Association (BIGSA) for the archery range, we’ve added three more ... One shopkeeper recounted incidents of stray arrows ending up in the Bhutan Development Bank branch office and neighbouring houses.

New programme to enhance domestic resource mobilisation

Kuensel 08 Sep 2023
Aimed at enhancing Bhutan’s domestic mobilisation through strengthened capacity in ... “The knowledge and experience of the experts will make a significant difference in building the capacities of Bhutanese tax officers and strengthening the foundations of Bhutan’s economic growth.”.

How Bhutan's cross-border railway connectivity with India opens new possibilities

Beijing News 04 Sep 2023
... country, India, Bhutan Live reported ... Sabyasachi De, Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of Northeast Frontier Railway, expressed the dedication of the Indian government to bolster connectivity in the northeastern region, setting the stage for Bhutan's historic railway journey.

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