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Tala Hydropower Plant to remain shut for three New! 2021-11-29 08:48:08The Tala Hydropower Plant in Chhukha will be shut down for three months from the end of December this year. According to the Druk Green Power Corporat

GGC of NC recommends granting HR independence New! 2021-11-29 08:47:09The Good Governance Committee (GGC) of The National Council recommended granting the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) complete independence over adequ

Tingtibi town in Zhemgang in dire need of New! 2021-11-29 07:01:58Access to toilets is vital and can save lives. Without toilets, deadly diseases spread rapidly. The World Health Organization estimates that with prop

Kela-Tangsibji farmroad to be ready by March next New! 2021-11-29 06:24:31By March next year, Kela chiwog of Tangsibji Gewog in Trongsa will have a direct and shorter road connecting them to their Gewog Center. The works to

Youths draft declaration to address climate change New! 2021-11-29 06:24:13Bhutan is known globally for its pristine environment and carbon negative status. The generations to come have equal rights over this environmental we

Woman succumbs to a hit and run case 2021-11-28 07:32:52Police in Paro are still looking for the driver of a vehicle who allegedly ran over a 32-year-old woman and killed her on the spot. The incident took

Smoke and stench from an asphalt plant worry 2021-11-28 07:32:29People of Tangsibi village at Ura Gewog in Bumthang are complaining of smoke and bad smell from an asphalt or blacktop mixing plant below their villag

Exam from hospital bed- Pema Gatshel 2021-11-28 07:30:49Living up to one’s dreams and parents' aspirations is a heavy load every student carries. Some even forgo sleep and skip meals just to do well

Sunrise Women’s FC- Champions of Kelme Bhutan Women’s 2021-11-28 07:06:56Sunrise Women’s FC are crowned the champions of Kelme Bhutan Women’s National Football League 2021. They defeated Ugyen Academy Women&rsqu

Bhutan Women’s Cricket Team lose to Malaysia by 2021-11-28 06:35:47Bhutan Women's Cricket Team lost their last match to Malaysia by 11 runs today in the ongoing ICC Women's T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier in the United

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


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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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