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His Majesty grants dhar to the new MoIC 2019-09-13 04:42:55His Majesty The King granted dhar to appoint the new Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC), Gasa Dzongda, and a Zimpon Wo

Chimi Dema, First Bhutanese woman to complete the 2019-09-13 04:40:35Chimi Dema, the 23-year-old, recently became the first Bhutanese woman to complete the tough and unforgiving ultra-marathon mountain bike race known a

Taking patient safety to the next level 2019-09-12 09:03:16A good number of policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), with regard to patient safety in the Bhutanese health sector, are in place, yet no

‘Sprinkles’- a micronutrient powder for children 2019-09-12 09:03:07To address childhood anaemia and stunting, the Ministry of Health, with the support from United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) launched the 'Sprin

“…but with the fuel, would the baby have 2019-09-12 09:02:57Prime Minister claimed ambulance would not have saved the life of a six-week-old baby girl who recently died after waiting for an ambulance in Dagana

Thimphu District Court convicted Mr Bhutan 2017 for 2019-09-12 09:02:01The Thimphu District Court's criminal bench II sentenced Sangay Tsheltrim, Mr Bhutan 2017 to three months in prison for defamation and harassment.&nb

The Turban Traveller 2019-09-12 07:57:07If you feel like there is something out there that you are supposed to be doing, and if you have the passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.

The pork business 2019-09-12 07:56:53Despite the religious sentiments and social stigma attached to animal slaughter for meat, some villagers in Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag make a living f

Man detained for allegedly attacking a taxi driver 2019-09-11 23:10:37A 26-year-old man from Pema Yoedling village in Serzhong Gewog is detained by Gelegphu police for allegedly attacking a taxi driver with a knife

ADB supports health ministry with USD 20 M 2019-09-11 07:15:29The Asian Development Bank (ADB ) is supporting the health ministry with a grant of USD 20 M in strengthening its peripheral health services including

One student died and another missing in Mochhu 2019-08-24 09:05:15A boy student of Rinchen Higher Secondary School in Thimphu died after he was washed away by the Mochhu River in Punakha this afternoon. Another boy i

Bumthang District Court dismissed OAG’s child trafficking charges 2019-08-24 07:48:33The Bumthang District Court dismissed a child trafficking allegation made against a 31-year-old woman by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). The


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Moratorium lifted to accept applications only: PM 2019-09-14 05:01:57The government will not issue new licences for mines and quarries until the enactment of a new mines and minerals Act, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tsherin

Govt. will not take any action on home 2019-09-14 05:01:23Until the Home Minister Sherub Gyeltshen’s case is over and the government cannot take any formal stand or take any action against the minister,

Performance agreement signed to complete Punatsangchu projects on 2019-09-14 05:01:02The economic affairs minister, for the first time, signed performance agreement with project authorities of Punatsangchu Hydroelectric Project Authori

Gap between proposal and implementation behind high NPL 2019-09-14 05:00:23The contradiction between the applicant’s proposal and activities actually carried out on the ground is the main reason behind high loan default

Promoting the national language 2019-09-14 04:59:09There is yet another attempt to promote Dzongkha, our national language. This time, it is with a different approach. The Dzongkha Development Commissi

BCSR vs anti-corruption laws 2019-09-14 04:58:03The Press Release issued by Royal Civil Service Commission and reversal of the decision of the Anti-corruption Commission is a cause of concern. This

“Lucky dip” leaves people unhappy 2019-09-14 04:57:31More than 85 percent of the participants vying for a plot at the Industrial Service Centre (ISC) in Gelephu returned home dejected after they thought

Adding value to plastic waste 2019-09-14 04:56:26At the waste recovery centre in Ngabiphu, Thimphu, high and low-density polyethylene plastic is being segregated from among the heaps of waste. A few

Waste management in primary school curriculum? 2019-09-14 04:55:49Primary school students will be educated on waste management as a part of their formal education. Educational material for promoting waste management

Picture story 2019-09-14 04:52:33 The Anti-Corruption Commission and Bhutan Transparency Initiative yesterday renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation

Reconstruction of Lingzhi dzong starts with dismantling Utse 2019-09-14 04:49:12Located at about 4,300 meters above the sea level, the ruins of the Lingzhi dzong still stand majestically on a hilltop in Lingzhi, Thimphu. Also know

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Slowdown in Indian economy to impact Bhutan 2019-09-07 01:52:44Concerns over impact on exports, tourism, more expensive imports and joint projects The first chapter of Bhutan’s National Budget Report for the

Sonam Tamang drops down to 30 kg and 2019-09-07 01:50:56Meanwhile a Japanese doctor has asked Dhan Maya to urgently get a neck surgery done for herself The news from Japan on Sonam Tamang’s health is

Heath Ministry looking into baby death and ambulance 2019-09-07 01:47:45The death of a month and 14 days old baby girl in Dagana as her family waited for an out of fuel ambulance shocked the nation last week. The baby lost

RCSC’s non-action on 4 separate administrative charges against 2019-09-07 01:38:53The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) despite a recommendation by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) decided to not suspend Sherab Tenzin, Direc

MoLHR signs up for another controversial employment program 2019-08-31 01:11:59The program has been criticized in Japan and internationally for a high rate of deaths and abuse of foreign workers The Labour Minister says that Bhut

Crisis for Govt as Home Minister is convicted 2019-08-31 01:07:28Home Minister and RICBL officials have appealed to high court In what came as a major shock to the DNT government, the Thimphu Dzongkhag court on 27th

Baby dies as Ambulance is ‘out of fuel’ 2019-08-30 23:49:47Picture of the baby when she was still alive. She passed away later. (Picture used after consent of the family)  A baby girl, aged one month and

DNT stands to lose Home Minister after conviction 2019-08-27 08:44:58The Thimphu District Court’s conviction of the current Home Minister Lyonpo Dasho Sherub Gyeltshen today for two months for claiming vehicle ins

ACC asks OAG to reconsider dropping of charges 2019-08-27 01:24:47In December 2017 the ACC had forwarded a case to the OAG with the charge that the former RICBL CEO, Namgyel Lhendup has embezzled Nu 237,907 from the

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to 2019-08-24 02:27:12His Majesty The King granted an Audience to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the Throne Room of the Tashichhodzong on 17th August. The Prime Minis

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