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Commemorative logo of His Majesty The King’s 40th New! 2020-06-05 08:57:23Coinciding with Buddha's parinirvana, the Prime Minister launched the celebratory logo of His Majesty The King’s 40th birth anniversary in Chan

Phaithang Eco Agro Farm all set to revolutionise New! 2020-06-05 08:57:15Phaithang Eco Agro Farm, an ambitious initiative of the Farm Machinery Corporation Limited (FMCL) was established two months ago in Nubi Gewog, Trongs

Inflation rate up by 0.53 percent in the New! 2020-06-05 08:57:06The inflation rate for the first quarter of 2020 recorded an average increase of 0.53 percent as compared to the previous year according to the Produc

Villages in Chapcha Gewog, Chhukha step up measures New! 2020-06-05 08:54:14As a measure to combat COVID-19 Pandemic, all villages under Chapcha Gewog in Chhukha Dzongkhag are implementing strict safety protocols. The post Vil

Bhutan at Her Best : a book on New! 2020-06-05 08:48:58A book titled 'Bhutan at her best' was launched  in Thimphu yesterday.The 342-page book is an anthology of articles and poems on the natio

Bhutan continues to remain in the orange zone New! 2020-06-05 08:24:42As per the national COVID-19 situational update issued by the Ministry of Health, one new positive case has been confirmed. The individual who tested

Govt launches three programmes covering health and environment 2020-06-04 09:51:11To commemorate the 30th Birthday of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, the government launched three programmes today. The programmes are in the field of heal

Restriction on the import of commonly grown fruits 2020-06-04 09:02:57With the onset of the vegetable season and the difficulties foreseen in the export of vegetables due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Agriculture Ministry ha

NECS launches National Environment Strategy 2020- The Middle 2020-06-04 09:01:41To further conserve biodiversity and protect the environment, the National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) launched the new National Environ

Businesses in Samtse get a lifeline after the 2020-06-04 08:52:24The closure of the international border as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 pandemic has come as a boon for businesses in Samtse town. Before

Epidemiologically very difficult to conclude why more cases 2020-06-03 09:48:33Most of the COVID-19 positive cases in the country are detected in the returnees from the Middle East, however, the Health Minister said it is ep

Numbers of foreign workers coming in will depend 2020-06-03 09:23:22With regard to the recent public notification on the entry of foreign workers, Health Minister Dechen Wangmo said the number of foreign workers enteri


Bhutanese complacent despite the spike in Covid-19 cases  2020-06-04 01:30:14The recent spike in the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the country has done little to alarm public who have now returned to ‘business as u

Budget targets 2 percent GDP growth 2020-06-04 01:29:42Taking into consideration the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, the government has set five fiscal policy targets, including containing

Availability of test kits to determine entry of 2020-06-04 01:29:10The home ministry may have lifted the restrictions on the entry of foreign workers, but the number of skilled foreign workers entering the country wou

New Registrar General for Supreme Court 2020-06-04 01:28:15Mongar dzongkhag court Drangpon Sonam Gyeltshen is the Supreme Court’s new Registrar General (RG). 

We cannot take Covid-19 lightly 2020-06-04 01:27:49Our greatest worry was that there would be fatigue and complacency. We cannot be complacent or be overtaken by weariness. These are extraordinary time

Cordyceps collectors being screened for safety 2020-06-04 01:26:48Cordyceps collectors of Gasa are screened for high blood pressure, diabetes and other diseases to ensure safety once the collectors leave for a month-

A behavioural change to benefit the community 2020-06-04 01:25:58Health minister Dechen Wangmo said that public health behaviour needs to change given the current pandemic situation. 

Tsirang youth help meet labour shortage 2020-06-04 01:25:02Had it been a normal year, Tenzin (name changed), a class XII student of Damphu Central School, Tsirang would be attending lessons and preparing for u

Trashigang crawls back to normal 2020-06-04 01:24:00Even as Covid-19 cases in the country have increased to 47, long queue in banks are a common sight in Trashigang town. People found crowding everywher

Contract holds back Bhutanese wanting to return from 2020-06-04 01:22:53They sound desperate, willing to forgo benefits and even termination if they can come home. This is the plight of some Bhutanese in Kuwait who are str

Domestic revenue to fall by 14 percent 2020-06-03 01:31:48The domestic revenue for fiscal year 2020-21 is estimated at Nu 33,189 million (M), which is one of the lowest in the recent past.

Expensive labour costs 2020-06-03 01:31:21With the labourers from across the border grounded due to the pandemic, unemployed Bhutanese youth have taken up loading and unloading jobs.

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