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Dorji Lopen appoints a new Lam for Zhabjeythang 2019-12-07 07:23:17The Dorji Lopen appointed 54-year-old Ugyen Lhendup from Tseza Gewog in Dagana as the Lam of Zhabjeythang under Largyab Gewog in Dagana yesterday

Helping the elderly age healthily 2019-12-07 06:51:07Ageing makes one vulnerable to burdens and disabilities arising from age-related diseases and conditions. Hence better health care services become the

Ensuring fire safety- Bumthang 2019-12-07 06:50:56After recurrent fire disasters in recent years at Chamkhar town in Bumthang, the Dzongkhag administration is finally gearing towards ensuring fire saf

Awareness on return policy for the retailers 2019-12-07 06:49:53Most retailers in the country are unaware of the return policy most manufacturing companies give for expired items. To create awareness on this and di

Honorary Consul of Bhutan to Sweden conferred with 2019-12-07 06:49:37The Honorary Consul of Bhutan to Sweden, Phub Zam was conferred with "The Royal Order of the Polar Star" on Tuesday in recognition of her services i

Bhutanese archers reached finals in 4 different categories, 2019-12-07 06:49:25The Bhutanese archers have reached the finals in four different categories at the South Asian Games in Nepal. The Bhutanese archers are proving that t

Bhutan Red Cross Society formally admitted as a 2019-12-06 05:31:22The Bhutan Red Cross Society (BRCS) was formally admitted into the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) at the 22nd

Farmers in Rookha losing poultry birds to wild 2019-12-06 05:29:12Human-wildlife conflict is putting the culture of rearing local poultry at risk in Rookha Chiwog in Wangdue Phodrang. As the village falls under the&n

Solving drinking water scarcity; Borewells 2019-12-06 05:27:46Having access to borewell machines, Gelegphu Thromde hopes to turn the drinking water scarcity as the story of the past. The Thromde is now exploring

Indigenous Medical Service Unit in Lauri BHU benefits 2019-12-06 05:25:56The Indigenous Medical Service Unit at Lauri Basic Health Unit (BHU) in Samdrup Jongkhar is benefitting the locals. The unit, which was set up last ye

SOEs’ pay revision violates constitution, says Opposition 2019-12-04 06:38:19The Opposition Party says the government violated the constitution by endorsing the corporate pay revision without the recommendations from a Pay Comm

National Policy for Persons with Disabilities launched 2019-12-04 06:38:08Coinciding with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities yesterday, the first-ever National Policy for Persons with disabilities was launche


Education flagship programme to enhance ICT from PP  2019-11-29 05:11:35The success of the education flagship programme is now dependent on how effectively the government can address the constraints of human resources 

No moratorium on loans, bankers only being prudent 2019-11-29 05:10:05Bankers raised numerous concerns including defaulting on loans, credit exposure, and lack of investment in the economy, when they met the ministers of

Bhutan observes Med Safety Week  2019-11-29 05:07:33Drug Regulatory Authority (DRA) is conducting an online campaign on the side effects of medicine to mark the Med Safety Week, which began on November

Bhutan-India hold development cooperation talks today  2019-11-29 05:06:29The second Bhutan-India development cooperation talks for the 12th Plan between the governments of Bhutan and India is scheduled to be held in New Del

Contemplating our development approach 2019-11-29 05:05:33The picture of our future developments is showing from Paro, a rapidly rising urban dzongkhag in Bhutan. Elsewhere, far away from the capital and the

When innovation and culture promotion do not meet 2019-11-29 05:04:27Modified ghos have entered the market. Although at the heart of the style is convenience, some say the trend is good. Others disagree. Tailors say suc

Taktsang keeps pony services alive 2019-11-29 05:03:19Taktsang gleams under the turquoise blue sky. There is special aura about this national icon that is almost heavenly.

Archer Karma secures an Olympic spot 2019-11-29 05:01:05Karma, a female archer, became the first Bhutanese athlete to qualify for an Olympic quota.     The 29-year-old archer booked a spot in

SC rules in favour of Tashi 2019-11-28 05:06:32The Supreme Court ruled that Tashi Commercial Corporation (TCC) could now initiate development activities in its two plots of lands, plot I-22 and L-1

60 HIV cases detected in 2019 2019-11-28 05:05:41With 24 new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) positive cases, including 15 male detected from June to November this year, a total of 60 cases have be

Officiating principal of a primary school detained for 2019-11-28 05:04:49A 54-year-old man from Tsirang, who was the officiating principal of a primary school in the dzongkhag, was detained on November 8 after police and dz

Australia Awards offer diploma scholarships this year 2019-11-28 05:03:42For the first time, Australia Awards (AA) offered two diploma scholarships to study travel and tourism management.

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Ghost of P 1 haunts Sunkosh as Bhutan 2019-11-15 23:52:08When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bhutan in August 2019 the joint statement of both the governments said, that given the the huge benefits tha

Breakthrough expected soon in much delayed 600 MW 2019-11-15 23:48:02The much delayed Kholongchu project in Trashiyangtse might see the two sides agreeing to sign the vital Concession Agreement within the next few month

Prime Minister responds to the Opposition 2019-11-15 23:39:51The Opposition Party in a recent press release (pg 8) had criticized the government’s one-year performance on several fronts in response to the

Opposition Party gives fail marks for the Government’s 2019-11-12 06:02:44Points to failures in 120-day pledges, economy, employment, 12th plan, health, education, rule of law, transparency and rising social problems The Opp

Oil leak, Computer issues and water nozzle trouble 2019-11-09 02:03:16The issues if not resolved threatens to derail power production from Bhutan’s highest tariff earning project On September 28th one of the four u

BoB applies to RBI to open a branch 2019-11-09 01:58:48If all goes to plan the Bank of Bhutan (BoB) may become the first Bhutanese bank to have its own branch in India. The BoB around two months ago applie

PM’s focus on Education, Employment and ICT 2019-11-09 01:53:23As the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) government marked its first year of governance on  November  7, Prime Minister (Dr) Lotay Tshering, shared

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