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MoLHR to focus more on TVET 2019-08-06 06:48:46Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering emphasized on the importance of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) while reviewing the Annual Per

SAARC member countries target to eliminate TB by 2019-08-06 06:38:08Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in the South Asian region. In 2017, the region recorded an estimate of 101,198 Multi-drug-resistant

Cordyceps auction in Bumthang sees many withdrawing from 2019-08-06 06:36:23The annual Cordyceps auction for Bumthang held last week saw many collectors withdrawing their Cordyceps from the process. The collectors said the pri

Dagana LG commits to invest in promoting healthy 2019-08-06 06:36:14The Local Government in Dagana committed to save and invest a part of their budget for awareness initiatives on healthy lifestyle and disease preventi

Students of Alaykha Pry.School benefit from feeding programme 2019-08-06 06:36:04The students of Alaykha Primary School in Bango Gewog of Chhukha will now get to eat nutritious food from the school, with the starting of the day fee

One-storey house lost to fire in Pema Gatshel 2019-08-06 06:35:54A fire destroyed a one-storey house at La-nyiri chiwog of  Dungmead Gewog in Pema Gatshel yesterday.  The post One-storey house lost to

Body of mother, a flash flood victim found 2019-08-06 06:35:46UPDATE: The body recovered from Kurichhu reservoir on August 4  is now identified as the 49-year-old mother who was washed away by the flash

Dementia cases in the country on the rise 2019-08-05 06:19:56With the increase in the ageing population in the country, the number of dementia cases is on the rise. 2018 saw the highest number of dementia patien

Economic diversification must be prioritised says PM 2019-08-05 06:19:47Reviewing the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) of the economic affairs ministry today, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said economic diversificatio

Police arrested a 20-year-old in an alleged battery 2019-08-05 06:19:13A 20-year-old man is under the Thimphu police custody for an alleged battery case. He was arrested today after the video of the incident, in which he

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Ngawang Dramtoe has no ECCD facilitator 2019-08-06 07:12:20There is an Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centre for Ngawang Dramtoe village in Tading gewog, Samtse. The centre opened two years ago.Th

Sacred Milerapa nangten installed 2019-08-06 07:10:17His Holiness the Je Khenpo yesterday installed a 900-year old statue of Milarepa in the heart of the Buddha Amitabha statue as the nangten (inner reli

Yangtse cordycep collectors do not prefer auction 2019-08-06 07:05:23Cordyceps auction would not be complete without a drama. Last Sunday, in Bumdeling in Trashiyangtse, 31 collectors withdrew from the auction. The bid

To save the giant from extinction 2019-08-06 07:03:43Although a charismatic species with its critical role in shaping the forest ecosystems, research concluded the Asian elephant continues to face threat

Of rights and responsibilities 2019-08-06 07:02:19Tsirang court’s judgement on the case involving the Election Commission of Bhutan and a Tsirang resident sends a message that could have a lasti

Man detained for bullying minor 2019-08-06 07:00:46Thimphu police have arrested a 20-year-old man yesterday after the video of him bullying a minor went viral on social media since August 4.

Body of mother found 2019-08-06 06:59:53Body of one of the women that flashflood washed away on July 25 in Gangzur in Lhuntse was found on Sunday, August 4. A civil servant, who chanced upon

Sentabsa village has acute water shortage 2019-08-06 06:58:01Chenzom, 44, left Wamrong in Trashigang 11 years ago. She resettled in Sentabsa village in Tsirangtoed gewog in hope of a better livelihood. However,

Focus point 2019-08-03 07:14:33

Government to establish 30 more central schools 2019-08-03 07:13:58The education ministry will establish 30 more central schools (CS) in consultation with the dzongkhags, according to the education minister, Lyonpo JB

No compensation for rape victims 2019-08-03 07:13:10The High Court’s bench II upheld Thimphu dzongkhag court’s judgment that sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for attempting to rape an 1

APA and the Prime Minister 2019-08-03 07:12:25In the last one week, the Prime Minister had reviewed annual performance agreement ministries and agencies signed with the government. What came out f

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RBP to investigate 4 other charges after BEO 2019-08-03 03:23:23This is after the Parents and their lawyer filed a more detailed complaint on the 4 charges While the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) arrested Bhutan Employ

DG’s letter to Honorary Consul in Japan without 2019-08-02 15:24:19Ministry of Foreign Affairs writes to MoLHR asking for explanation In what was a major violation of diplomatic protocol, the Director General of the D

Dhan Maya hopeful for recovery of Sonam Tamang but 2019-08-02 15:19:04Dhan Maya Tamang has been visiting her daughter on a daily basis after reaching Japan on 27th July. When The Bhutanese contacted the mother on Fr

‘In the school’s eyes students were simply money 2019-07-27 03:32:51A NHK Japan investigation uncovers how the ‘Learn and Earn’ program suffers from fundamental flaws that leads to exploitation of foreign s

BEO and SND score a PR coup with 2019-07-27 03:19:49Apart from formal charges by ACC, the vast majority of around 700 students under the Bhutan Employment and Overseas ‘Learn and Earn (LEP)’

Mother and pregnant daughter killed in Lhuentse flash 2019-07-27 02:01:53A 49-year-old mother and 22-year-old daughter lost their lives to a flood in Lhuentse on the mid-night of 25 July 2019. The deceased daughter was seve

Labour Ministry discontinues Nu 751 mn Direct Employment 2019-07-20 02:01:22GNHC evaluation found program to be 77 percent effective and recommended its continuation but funding was an issue Minister says govt will come up wit

Elephants develop a new bad habit of attacking 2019-07-20 01:57:56Villagers had planted hybrid avocado trees in the forests for elephants but humans had eaten all the produce You may have heard of elephants attacking

Will not be possible to bring Sonam back: 2019-07-20 00:43:19“If I lose hope, then how will I bring back my daughter”: Dhan Maya Tamang Coma patient Sonam Tamang’s mother Dhan Maya Tamang and h

MoH looking into Alcohol Tax to control alcohol 2019-07-13 02:29:42The Ministry of Health has come up with a draft concept paper that is looking at the issue of taxing alcohol to reduce the usage or abuse of alcohol.

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