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De-suung National Water Service Project benefits more than 2021-11-27 08:52:49Bhutan's first and largest integrated water supply project is completed and handed over to the farmers yesterday. The project initiated last year in

Khangdari-Godari Irrigation Scheme to benefit some 150 families- 2021-11-27 08:51:59It took more than ten years for help to come their way. Some farmers of Yangnyer in Trashigang and Jamkhar Gewog in Trashi Yangtse have been facing ir

Exorbitant price of goods even after tax cut 2021-11-27 08:51:57The exorbitant price rise of goods in the market was one of the issues raised during the question hour session of the National Assembly on Friday. The

Solving water issue, the priority for Thrompon candidates- 2021-11-27 08:50:56If the public debate of the Samdrup Jongkhar Thrompon election is any indication, both Thrompon candidates are determined to solve the long-standing w

Bhutan Echoes; to keep literary activities and discussions 2021-11-27 08:12:42Mountain Echoes brought together writers, historians, scholars, photographers, musicians, and filmmakers around the globe – to engage in dialogu

RAA revokes former Guma Gup and a Tshogpa’s 2021-11-27 08:09:23The former Guma Gup of Punakha will not be allowed to take part in this Local Government election. The Royal Audit Authority revoked his audit clearan

The Wood Whisperer of Wangdue  2021-11-27 07:55:20Bhutan is rich in architectural design. There are even a set of rules for the designs. We know a lot of our massive dzongs and monasteries. They are o

Opposition Party accuses the government of misusing FYP 2021-11-26 07:34:16The Opposition Party is accusing the government of dropping national priority projects to accommodate bye-election pledges and the projects in the Pri

GGC of NC introduced ACC (Amendment) Bill 2021-11-26 07:33:48The National Council will see deliberations on the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Bill 2021 from next week. The Good Governance Committee of the House in

National Education Assessment- assessing and monitoring school education 2021-11-26 07:32:35For the first time, the Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment (BCSEA) is carrying out a nationwide assessment of students in grade III

Study finds almost 37 per cent rise in 2021-11-25 09:12:33COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in domestic violence (DV) cases across the globe. And Bhutan is no exception. As per the Impact Assessment Report

ECB conducts Dhamngoi Zomdu again in three chiwogs 2021-11-25 09:11:46Campaigning for the Third Local Government Election starts today. But for three chiwogs, it is Dhamngoi Zomdu again. While two former candidates who w


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Experts recommend booster dose in the light of 2021-11-27 04:44:20Just as things were beginning to improve (or at least, that’s what many Bhutanese assumed), a new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus of ‘conc

Opposition raises alarm on govt’s budget use 2021-11-27 04:43:31The Opposition Party wants the government to reassess the reprioritised and deprioritised plan activities so that the implementation of the current pl

State Secrets should not be a shelter to 2021-11-27 04:42:35His Majesty said “media – newspapers, television, radio and the Internet – must play a very important role. Media will be vital in k

CSI on track: economic affairs minister 2021-11-27 04:42:20The government has disbursed Nu 1,813 million (M) through Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) Development Bank and Nu 649M through the National Credit

295 to contest for LG posts in Samtse 2021-11-27 04:41:48Samtse is now ready for the upcoming Local Government (LG) elections with a final list of candidates, having completed its dhamngoi zomdu. There are 5

Pongchula international airport unlikely 2021-11-27 04:41:16The requirement for a runway to fly the smallest aircraft in the country (ATR42-600) is 1,200 meters, and Pongchula in Mongar can support a runway of

What determines the electability of local leaders?  2021-11-27 04:40:47The country’s voter population has increased to 463,040, a 15 percent increase from the second local government (LG) election held in 2016, acco

The Constitutional Equation of the GNH 2021-11-27 04:40:13How does a lawyer, an engineer, a journalist, a social thinker, and a former member of parliament communicate, let alone agree or disagree on ideas an

Tourism Post Covid 2021-11-27 04:39:23I would like to start by saying that no words nor actions on our part can ever express nor repay the tourism industry’s love and gratitude to Hi

A fading love story of Tramtsithang 2021-11-27 04:38:37Tramtsithang Choeten stands on a hill facing the Gangtey-Phobji village. For casual or occasional visitors, and even to the locals themselves, it&rsqu

Major planned activities to align with revised TSP  2021-11-27 04:37:12The much-touted redevelopment of Norzin Lam in the core of Thimphu city has been deferred to align it with the revised Thimphu Structural Plan (TSP) 2

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Govt to borrow heavily and invest big to 2021-11-13 02:10:00The Prime Minister Dasho (Dr) Lotay Tshering and the Finance Minister Lyonpo Namgay Tshering both said Bhutan would not only have to go beyond the 12t

RUB suspends lecturer and forwards case to RBP 2021-11-13 02:08:00After conducting its own investigation in the Sherubtse Harassment case, the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) has suspended the assistant lecturer Dor

Trading getting tougher with a more formal and 2021-11-13 02:05:00Recently there was some hype in the Indian media about seven additional entry and exit points for trade between Bhutan and India at a secretary level

The story of 12,000 Bhutanese in Australia 2021-11-13 02:03:00Close to 12,000 Bhutanese are staying in Australia, with about 5,000 being registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  While some go for jo

More than 100 plus Gups yet to get 2021-11-06 04:38:00The last date to file nominations are on 22nd November 2021, but as of now more than 100 incumbent Gups are yet to get their Audit Clearances to eithe

PM says no abrupt opening up and everything 2021-11-06 04:36:00With around 80 percent of Bhutanese expected to be fully vaccinated soon, there is increasing pressure on the government from large sectors like Const

RBP to prosecute Penjore for defamation after OAG 2021-11-06 04:34:00Thimphu District Court accepted the case today The entire country had assumed that the ‘Penjore Penjore’ sedition and defamation case agai

FM proposes longer loan period and reduced interest 2021-11-06 04:30:00NPL expected to jump from current 14% to 29% after June 2022 The Finance Minister Namgay Tshering, who is the Chairman of the National High Level NPL

How Tax evasion, Bribery, Smuggling, Illegal currency trade 2021-10-30 04:41:00Recently, the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) started its investigation into tax evasion, bribery and smuggling allegations at the Phuentsholing Mini

Proposal on reducing quarantine duration for tourists to 2021-10-30 04:37:00TCB has stopped tourism for now until it can come up with Tourist Standard Quarantine Hotels On Tuesday 26th October, more than 50 tour operators atte

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