Daily Archives: May 13, 2017

Paddling to success

Usha Drukpa

A fall from the staircase while on duty rendered 47-year-old Mani Kumar Rai crippled from the waist below, nonetheless he today works in his factory, Penden Cement Authority Limited (PCAL), like any other normal employee. The only difference is that Mani Kumar is not a regular employee.

Education Minister Shocked

Tashi Wangmo

The issue of central schools was once again raised by the opposition National Assembly Member of Parliament (MP) from Panbang, Dorji Wangdi, during question hour on May 12, 2017, saying that central schools were facing numerous issues starting from cramped hostels to inadequate dining facilities, shortage of drinking water and others. MP Dorji Wangdi also said that the central school system was introduced by the government without clear policy and plan.