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HH the Je Khenpo appoints new Lams… 2019-06-17 05:37:49His Holiness the Je Khenpo appointed new Lams of Lha Dzong Goenpa in Thimphu and Shemagangkha in Chhukha. His Holiness awarded Tashi Lekdhar to two la

MHPA kicks off with about 20 MW of 2019-06-17 05:37:43720 Megawatt Mangdechhu Hydropower Project Authority (MHPA) generated about 20 megawatts of electricity yesterday after successfully commissioning one

Wangdue Phodrang District Hospital inaugurated yesterday 2019-06-17 05:37:37The newly constructed 40 bedded Wangdue Phodrang district hospital was inaugurated yesterday. The new hospital is expected to provide key preventive a

Members of Parliament experiencing ground realities of PHPA 2019-06-17 05:37:20To better understand the ground reality of Punatsangchu Hydropower projects, the parliamentarians led by the National Assembly Speaker, the Home Minis

Ginger price reached new high in Samdrup Jongkhar 2019-06-17 05:00:33Farmers in Samdrup Jongkhar saw a huge leap in the price of ginger after an interval of five years. Due to the high demand for ginger in the Indian ma

Taking road safety rules to every corner of 2019-06-17 04:59:50For the first time, local government leaders are familiarized with road safety rules during a daylong program on Friday. The Road Safety and Transport

Dungkhar Ugyen Choling goenpa of Khar 2019-06-17 04:58:53Dungkhar Ugyen Choling goenpa in Khar Gewog, Pema Gatshel was restored to its former glory a few years ago by the government and handed over to the pe

NC adopts pay revision recommendations 2019-06-15 08:12:53The National Council yesterday unanimously adopted the Pay Revision Bill of Bhutan 2019 along with six general recommendations proposed by the Ad-hoc

NC questions MoHCA about LG capacity building 2019-06-15 08:12:12The National Council questioned the Home and Cultural Affairs Minister of the government's plan in ensuring adequate staff for local governments in t

Paro district court convicted a man for smuggling 2019-06-15 08:11:58Paro district court yesterday sentenced Gyeb Tshering to almost 6 years for illegally smuggling gold from Tibet to India. The 48 year-old convict from

His Holiness administers Sangay Menlha wang in Tsirang 2019-06-10 06:41:36 His Holiness the Je Khenpo administered Sangay Menlha wang to thousands of devotees gathered in Tsirang today. His Holiness also presided over a day-

Inadequate human resource a major challenge in ACC 2019-06-10 06:41:30Recruiting professionals with appropriate skills and retaining the existing ones have been one of the major challenges faced by the Anti-Corruption Co


MHPA commissions first unit to generate 180MW 2019-06-17 04:27:30Following several delays, the Mangdechhu Hydro Project Authority (MHPA) yesterday commissioned a unit, which would produce 180 megawatt (MW) of electr

Man sentenced for smuggling 43kgs of gold 2019-06-17 04:26:51Even as the Paro dzongkhag court sentenced a 48-year-old farmer from Tsento to six years in prison for illegally smuggling 43kgs of gold biscuits, Thi

Minister questioned on LPG shortage 2019-06-17 04:26:16The economic affairs ministry would consider issuing subsidised cylinders based on personal income tax and distribute only non-subsidised LPG to urban

Opposition raises concerns over decreasing capital budget  2019-06-17 04:25:37The Opposition has raised concerns over the increasing proportion of recurrent expenditure and the corresponding decrease in the capital expenditure o

Govt. has no authority to reduce lending rates, 2019-06-17 04:24:11The government has no immediate authority to reduce the lending rates among financial institutions, finance minister Namgay Tshering said. This is bec

Tourism: thinking beyond taking it to the top 2019-06-17 04:23:17Taking tourism to the top means looking inward first. The industry could easily be the top revenue generator for the country. In fact, it already is t

Tourism flagship programme to promote balanced regional development 2019-06-17 04:22:32The government has allocated Nu 1.5 billion to promote tourism for balanced regional development. Foreign minister Dr Tandi Dorji, during the question

Govt. has prioritised skilled human resources, says labour 2019-06-17 04:21:59The labour ministry has already started working on expanding two of the eight training institutes to increase the capacity intake in future. Labour mi

Rekindling memory 2019-06-17 04:20:55It is found very educating and informative to witness the on-going deliberations taking place in the two houses of the Second Session of the Third Par

Wangdue’s 40 bed hospital  inaugurated 2019-06-17 04:20:10Health minister Dechen Wangmo and Indian ambassador to Bhutan, Shreemati Ruchira Kamboj, inaugurated a 40-bed hospital in Wangduephodrang yesterday. A

Concern raised on inadequate farm road budget 2019-06-17 04:16:45With difficult terrains and passes, finance minister Namgay Tshering said it was difficult to construct or keep farm roads pliable with the budget app

Fuel prices drop 2019-06-17 04:15:35The fuel prices in the country dropped from midnight yesterday. Following a price revision, the price of petrol has dropped by Nu 3 a litre and diesel

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Cabinet approves bigger pay hike for junior public 2019-05-25 01:55:18Mileage to not go down, Red Kabney allowance removed, Vehicle quota monetization looked at After gathering extensive feedback from the public, media,

A Translation of His Majesty The King’s Address 2019-05-25 01:50:37I am very happy to be here with all of you today  to celebrate the 14th Convocation of the Royal University of Bhutan. As always, I will beg

Govt says 100% political will to implement measures 2019-05-25 01:45:07In response to a question the Foreign Minister Lyonpo (Dr) Tandin Dorji who is also the Chairman of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) said that ther

Nu 64.826 bn budget for 2019-20 aims for 2019-05-24 23:35:46Nu 4.530 bn allocated for revision of pay and allowance in 2019-20 budget The 2019-20 budget has a total expenditure of Nu 61.197 bn and repayments to

As Bhutan stands in danger of losing exclusive 2019-05-18 04:44:40For many years, Bhutan has been making it to the top of international destinations and it has also been used to getting rave reviews from internationa

CLCS lodges case with RBP against 9 lecturers 2019-05-18 04:41:55The administration of the College of Language and Culture Studies (CLCS) in Taktse, Trongsa officially lodged a complaint to Trongsa police against th

Parents and students in BEO case to file 2019-05-18 04:39:43While the parents and students of the ‘learn and earn’ program are geared up to file a case against the agent, Bhutan Overseas E

New Indian Ambassador 2019-05-18 03:08:30The new Ambassador of India to Bhutan, Ruchira Kamboj, presented her credentials to His Majesty the King, on 17th May. Ambassador Kamboj is the first

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