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Thimphu police arrest the elderly man 2021-01-20 07:26:32Thimphu Police arrested the elderly man whose video with a woman went viral on social media, recently. Police could not arrest the man earlier because

Tokyo Olympics likely to be postponed again 2021-01-20 07:26:03A former official of the London 2012 Olympics said that the Tokyo Olympics will likely be postponed again amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Games schedu

Bhutan receives 150,000 doses of Covishield vaccine from 2021-01-20 07:25:32Bhutan received 150,000 doses of Covishield vaccine from India today, making Bhutan the first country to receive the gift. The consignment was de

ECB gearing up for the third Thromde Elections 2021-01-20 07:25:06The Election Commission is gearing up for the third Thromde elections. In light of the current pandemic situation, ECB has planned out things differen

Current loaders of MDP asked to leave by 2021-01-20 07:22:09A private enterprise fully takes over the charge of loading, unloading and transhipment of goods at the Mini Dry Port (MDP) in Phuentshogling. But the

JDWNRH starts OPD service but encourages people to 2021-01-20 07:22:00The Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) in Thimphu started limited Outpatient Department (OPD) services from today but many peop

Missing man’s body fished out from Punatshangchhu 2021-01-19 07:41:23The Wangdue Phodrang police fished out the body of a man from the Punatshangchhu near Hesothangkha, this morning. The deceased was identified as the 3

Bhutanese family living abroad shares the experience of 2021-01-19 03:26:16As COVID-19 mass vaccination program has started ramping up globally, Bhutan is yet to receive the vaccine. But a Bhutanese family living in Utah, a s

European countries extend restrictions to respond to the 2021-01-19 03:25:24Many European countries are still implementing various measures to prevent the increasing spread of the Coronavirus. The measures include lockdowns, c

Infectious Bursal Disease outbreak in Darla, Chhukha 2021-01-19 03:24:02An outbreak of the infectious bursal disease in Darla Gewog under Chhukha dzongkhag claimed the lives of 900 poultry birds in less than thre

Cautious approach to the relaxations, Paro 2021-01-17 09:48:55After 26 days of lockdown and without a single case from the community for a fortnight, the lockdown is eased in Paro starting today. However, only a

Man at large after allegedly stabbing a friend 2021-01-17 08:53:07A 32-year-old man is still at large after reportedly stabbing a 33-year-old man in Phuentshogling on Friday. The victim is a partner of the suspect's

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Lack of coordination amongst officials impact farmers New! 2021-01-20 13:12:32Farmer Deepak Chhetri of Samtenling, Gelephu, is a recipient of the government’s economic contingency plan budget for winter vegetable productio

CFM vendors fight for chillies New! 2021-01-20 13:10:48A vegetable supplier from Dagana, Pema, came to Thimphu yesterday to deliver vegetables to his regular customer, a vendor at the Centenary Farmers&rsq

373.42MT of mandarin exported from Samtse New! 2021-01-20 13:09:45Three main exporters in Samtse exported a total of 373.42 metric tonnes (MT) of oranges worth Nu 15.01 million (M), bringing an end to the export for

Delivery of emergency contraceptives improves in second lockdown New! 2021-01-20 13:07:47Pharmacies in Thimphu sold seven emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) on average daily during the second lockdown.

Not many come to avail nicotine replacement therapy  New! 2021-01-20 13:06:44Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA)’s nicotine replacement therapy (NTR) received just about 200 individuals in the last two months.

No significant increase in agriculture credit in 2020 New! 2021-01-20 13:06:14Financial institutions had loaned out Nu 147.5 billion (B) as of October 2020, which was an increase by 6 percent from December 2019, according to the

Ministry and school administration must guarantee safety New! 2021-01-20 13:06:01No other sector has suffered disruptions as much as education. Schools have remained closed for a long time—since March 2020. Adjustments had to

A check post at Tshobali eases movement New! 2021-01-20 13:04:40All trucks ferrying gypsum and essential items to Nganglam, Pemagatshel will be escorted from Tshobali to Nganglam and back to Tshobali.  

Wangdue-Khuruthang road targeted to complete by July New! 2021-01-20 13:02:10Despite the two nationwide lockdowns and issues related to shortage of construction materials, the Wangdue-Khuruthang road is expected to be completed

4,454 people avail medical service during lockdown New! 2021-01-20 13:02:10In the last four weeks, 4,454 people received medical services in Thimphu to refill medicines, routine immunisation, influenza vaccination, wound dres

A gift from India New! 2021-01-20 13:01:08The first consignment of Covid-19 vaccine, 150,000 doses of Covishield vaccines, arrived in the country yesterday.  An Indian military aircraf

Agriculture ministry trying to bridge the chilli gap 2021-01-19 13:09:14Given local chilli shortage, import ban, and hiked prices, frustration among consumers is growing and some are even questioning the government policie

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