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Rafey-Khoshala bypass opens to traffic 2019-10-19 06:56:34The Rafey-Khoshala bypass in Langthel Gewog of Trongsa is now open to traffic from today. The Works and Human Settlement Minister Dorji Tshering

Telemedicine- a healthy habit of using social media 2019-10-19 06:56:19One of the effective ways of using the social media platform today is telemedicine. According to the health ministry, over the times more than 2,500 t

Sarpang DT to write to MoAF to review 2019-10-19 06:56:08In absence of a farm road in Yuejoog and Rishoong villages of Senggye Gewog in Sarpang, people are migrating to other places the gewog’s gup say

Wild elephants destroy nursery farm in Sarpang 2019-10-19 06:55:51A herd of wild elephants has destroyed more than an acre of a private nursery farm along Sarpang-Gelegphu highway early this morning.  The post W

Motorable bridge construction over Samatung River in Sarpang 2019-10-19 06:55:37It will not be long before the monsoon ordeals of Sangyethang and Zhisathang residents in Sarpang are put to rest. They will get a motorable bridge ov

Book on high altitude medicinal plants in the 2019-10-18 06:08:04Her Majesty the Queen Mother Tsyering Pem Wangchuck launched a book title,'Materia Medica on the High Altitude Medicinal Plants of Bhutan' in T

The regional tourist apologises for climbing on a 2019-10-18 06:07:56The viral picture on social media of a regional tourist standing on a Chorten in Dochula has caused a lot of commotions and uproar from the netizens y

Snowman Run Secretariat positive that the main event 2019-10-18 06:07:43The Snowman Run Secretariat says it is ready to host the main event next year after successfully completing the 5-day calibration run yesterday at Cha

Canine Distemper Virus outbreak subsiding 2019-10-18 06:07:35Over 40 cases of Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) have been reported at the National Veterinary Hospital located in Motithang since its outbreak among the

Druk Tshongrig Gatoen-inspiring entrepreneurship 2019-10-18 06:04:35To inspire the concept of entrepreneurship to young people and to collaborate among entrepreneur support organisations, the second edition of Druk Tsh

Eight Ambassadors present credentials to His Majesty 2019-10-17 06:55:19from seven countries and the European Union presented their credentials to His Majesty The King at the Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong today. The Ambass

Parking space opens for trucks from Bhutan at 2019-10-17 06:21:15The issue of not having a parking space for the trucks exporting products from Bhutan to Bangladesh at the border of India and Bangladesh is now solve


Teacher attrition increasing 2019-10-16 06:10:48A total of 480 public school teachers left the system between 2018 and 2019, 125 more than last year.Going by the records, 2019 saw the highest attrit

Highlanders celebrate seventh Jomolhari mountain festival  2019-10-16 06:09:57In the country’s smallest gewog located at the base of Mount Jomolhari, more than 300 people gathered to attend the seventh Jomolhari mountain f

Plaintiff requests court to enforce judgment 2019-10-16 06:08:30A Mumbai-based company, Minex Metallurgical Company Ltd (MMCL), had requested the Phuentsholing drungkhag court to enforce Supreme Court’s (SC)

Study finds a decline in consumption of alcohol, 2019-10-16 06:07:34A survey health ministry conducted this year revealed a steady decline in the consumption of tobacco, alcohol and salt intake.

Is the system calling for change? 2019-10-16 06:06:42Pay is significantly important. But it is not the sole determinant, by any means. Our civil servants are recognised for the best even as they are visi

Lingzhi ECCD centres to open next year 2019-10-16 06:05:48Two Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centres in Lingzhi drungkhag, which have remained closed since opening earlier this year, are likely t

Fashion and textile, a new collaboration between Bhutan 2019-10-16 06:04:50A new collaboration between Bhutan and India will be exhibited in the field of fashion and textile heritage of the two countries. 

The sacred Phurpai drupchen in Yongla Gonpa concludes 2019-10-16 06:03:47Thousands of people gathered at Yongla Riwo Pelbar Dargeycholing Goenpa in Pemagatshel to receive nidrup la-wang on the morning of October 14 at

Speaking statue draws 1000s to Lhuentse tshechu 2019-10-16 06:02:16More than 15,000 people from Lhuentse and Mongar thronged the Lhuendrup Rinchentse dzong on October 13 to receive blessings of longevity from one of t

Picture story 2019-10-16 06:01:54Clean hands for all.  A student of Chali Lower Secondary School demonstrates hand washing with soap to a group of travellers at Gangola, Mongar,

First international White Cane Safety Day observed 2019-10-16 06:00:18More than 50 visually impaired individuals walked along the streets in Thimphu to create awareness about blindness coinciding with the International W

What’s the role of dzongdag in LG? 2019-10-15 06:11:50With decentralisation of power to elected local governments, the need to redefine the role of dzongdags, who were traditionally the chief executive of

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‘I want justice and the severest punishment to 2019-09-28 04:22:18Mother and daughter had moved out of their original home closer to the school around a month ago after a family dispute The eight-year-old deceased gi

Slowing domestic credit and Indian economy starts to 2019-09-28 04:19:40If the land prices and the building frenzy are any indication, then Bhutan’s economy has been enjoying a period of strong growth since the low o

RBA officer and Indian Lt Colonel lose life 2019-09-27 23:39:26Two lives were lost in a helicopter crash which took place on 27 September at around 1:30 PM near Younphula Domestic Airport, Trashigang, around a kil

Dark clouds gather as ACC is unhappy with 2019-09-23 23:56:51ACC files appeal to the Supreme Court and says letters, calls and texts from ACC Chairperson and Commissioner to AG on case went unanswered ACC in a p

Nu 340.399 mn not accounted for by Anim 2019-09-23 23:52:52The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) investigation of the Buddha Dordenma project has found that Lam Tshering Wangdi and Anim Damcho could not account

Bhutan Outraged: 8-year-old raped and murdered in Paro, 2019-09-22 23:48:03NA Legislative Chair proposes death penalty for rape of child Paro police recovered the dead body of an eight-year-old girl from 50 meters above Satsa

Death penalty is not the solution 2019-09-22 01:03:17The Bhutanese Newspaper’s 21st September news article and post on MP Tshewang Lhamo’s view that the Constitution and Bhutan Penal cod

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