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How India is building ties with nations that share Buddhist heritage

Hindustan Times 19 Oct 2021
(HT). Copy Link ... The first country he visited, Bhutan, has 75% of its population practising Buddhism. Apart from Bhutan, the PM, in his first year in office, visited Nepal (9% Buddhist population), Japan (36%), Myanmar (90%), Sri Lanka (70%), China (20%), Mongolia (55%) and South Korea (15%) ... The government is bridging them in mission mode ... ....
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Australia appoints Fiona McKergow as the new High Commissioner to Cyprus

Greek City Times 19 Oct 2021
Fiona McKergow has been appointed Australia’s next High Commissioner to Cyprus announced today Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs ...Australia and Cyprus enjoy a warm relationship based on close community links ... Ms McKergow is a career officer with DFAT and was most recently Director, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan Section ...  . Tags ... .
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Lt Gen Devendra Sharma is Chief of Staff, Western Command

Hindustan Times 18 Oct 2021
The General Officer laid a ... The General Officer’s staff tenure as a member of the prestigious Indian Military Training Team at Bhutan and the Chief Military Personnel Officer as part of the United Nation’s Mission in West Africa, have been affirmative global projections.
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Too many contractual documents, too few experts

Kuensel 16 Oct 2021
Today, Bhutan has over 200 private lawyers and few hundreds working in the civil service and corporate sector ... Our senior bureaucrats, corporates and other senior officers who take decisions on behalf of Bhutan in numerous hydropower and now FDIs in the country hardly take cognizance of the importance of guidance and support of contract law experts.
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Exports not earning expected INR value in Gelephu

Kuensel 16 Oct 2021
The export of riverbed materials from Gelephu to Assam in India is expected to help Bhutan earn Indian currency ... “We need an RMA regional office here ... A programme officer with Bhutan Export Association (BEA) in Gelephu, Guru Wangchuk, said that they removed the cash-quarantine box at the border gate after currency devaluation.
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Students and residents in Bjemina complain of bitumen pollution

Kuensel 16 Oct 2021
According to Bjemina tshogpa, Tshering Om, 13 households submitted a letter to the gewog office to remove the factory in April ... Rikesh Gurung said he is under pressure from Thimphu Thromde to deliver bitumen on time for ongoing roadwork especially for the four-lane road between Bhutan Telecom office and Jungshina bridge.
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Sunrise FC thrash Taktshang FC 21-0

Kuensel 11 Oct 2021
Thinley Namgay. It rained goals at the Woochu Sports Arena in Paro yesterday. The second game in the ongoing Kelme Bhutan Women’s Football League 2021 saw Sunrise FC thrash Taktshang FC 21-0 ... The Bhutan Football Federation’s competition officer, Kinley Dorji said that only six teams fulfilled the federations’ club licensing criteria.
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Uncertain contents and uncontrolled prices of food products

Kuensel 10 Oct 2021
Regulators such as the Office of the Consumer Protection (OCP), Thromde, Bhutan Food Regulatory Authority remain deaf to public outcries on uncontrollable prices and ignore the consumer’s right to safe food products ... Bhutan Food Regulatory Authority under the Food Act of Bhutan ...
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Public transportation services need improvement

Kuensel 07 Oct 2021
Rajesh Rai . Phuentsholing ... There are currently only four buses ... “We manage somehow ... He explained they have written to the thromde office requesting bus services in Pekarzhing ... On October 4, the Bhutan Post handed over the four public buses to Phuentsholing Thromde office ... “The management of the buses was handled by Bhutan Post, but it is on us now.
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Quality of blacktopping work under scrutiny

Kuensel 06 Oct 2021
The Royal Audit Authority pointed out in its 2019 report that the RO Lingmethang, under the directives of the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS), had awarded the contract to M/s Bhutan ZeoCrete Pavement Technologies (Joint Venture) directly, and that the office failed ...
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Road works in Thimphu to be completed by end of October

Kuensel 06 Oct 2021
Yangyel Lhaden. After a prolonged delay, the construction of the 3km four-lane road between Jungshina and the Bhutan Telecom office in Chubachu in Thimphu is expected to be completed by the end of this month, Thimphu Thromde officials said. The project, which started in May 2020, was originally slated for completion by May 2021 ... .
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What we can learn from Bhutan’s vaccine rollout

Asiatimes 01 Oct 2021
But the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan isn’t one of them ... Health minister Dechen Wangmo credits solidarity, Bhutan’s small size and its science-based policymaking for its success ... Bhutan’s success wouldn’t have been possible without international cooperation ... Bhutan is remote ... AFP / Royal Office for Media Bhutan.
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BPC decides to forward sexual harassment case to Police

Kuensel 01 Oct 2021
The Bhutan Power Corporation’s management has decided to forward the sexual harassment case to the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) today, according to the chief executive officer (CEO) Sonam Tobjey ... The incident occurred when the alleged victim and another female colleague were attending to their night shift duties at the company’s customer care office.
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Japan gifts more fire fighting vehicles

Kuensel 30 Sep 2021
Chief Representative of JICA Bhutan Office, Kozo Watanabe handed over the vehicles to the Officiating Chief of Police in a simple handing over ceremony at Fire Station, Changzamtog, Thimphu ... assistance of JICA Bhutan Office and Society for Promotion of Japanese Diplomacy (SPJD).
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India-Bhutan nexus kept Taliban representative out of UN: sources

The News International 29 Sep 2021
India in collusion with Bhutan and Ghani’s nominated representative to the UN foiled the attempt made by Taliban administration to represent Afghanistan in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) summit that concluded early this week ... The Federal Board of Revenue on Tuesday announced an extension in the working hours of its offices to...
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