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Pangrizampa College for Astrology celebrates 25th anniversary of 2021-10-27 08:53:47The only college for astrology in the country, the Pangrizampa College for Astrology celebrated its 25th anniversary today. Her Majesty the Queen Moth

Poll day for LG election scheduled on 22nd 2021-10-27 08:52:24The third local government election will be held on 22nd December. The Election Commission announced the LG election for Gups, Mangmis and Tshogpas sc

Bumthang farmers discouraged to grow tomatoes as mass 2021-10-27 08:51:14After cabbages and carrots in the west and chillies in the south, it is now the tomatoes in Bumthang that cannot find buyers. With the district a

Punakha Police forwards deceptive and forgery case to 2021-10-27 07:18:37The Police in Punakha have completed their investigation of the recent deceptive practice and forgery case. It has now been forwarded to the Office of

Improper dumping site an eye sore at Tingtibi 2021-10-27 06:30:33Waste management continues to be a problem in the country. In Tingtibi town under Zhemgang district, residents complain of an improper dumping yard th

Only Silambi and Gongdue GC roads in Monggar 2021-10-27 06:00:33It’s only a matter of months before Monggar has all of its gewog connectivity roads blacktopped. The blacktopping works for only two gewogs, Sil

Bhutan to achieve herd immunity soon but experts 2021-10-26 09:29:54By this weekend, Bhutan would have fully vaccinated almost 80 per cent of its population against COVID-19. The health ministry started administering t

Climate Smart Exhibition- local response to climate change 2021-10-26 08:58:54Building up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP26 scheduled to be held in Scotland from Sunday, the UNDP country office’s fin

NI-TAG urges all eligible population to get vaccinated 2021-10-26 08:58:07The National Immunization Technical Advisory Group is urging all eligible Bhutanese who are yet to receive the first dose of the COVID vaccines to get

Sixth session of the third parliament to begin 2021-10-26 07:48:10The sixth session of the third parliament will begin on the 24th of next month. During the session, the National Assembly will deliberate on six Bills

ABTO proposes incentivising tourists with SDF exemption 2021-10-25 08:17:15If approved, the first more than 300,000 tourists visiting Bhutan hereafter won’t have to pay the Sustainable Development Fee (SDF). As a post-C

Norgaygang Gup files case against Home Secretary and 2021-10-25 07:56:06The Norgaygang Gup in Samtse filed a case against the Home Secretary, the Dzongkhag Tshogdu Chairperson and the planning officer today for alleged adm


Babesa sewage plant resumes with automated system 2021-10-26 01:03:11Babesa sewage plant resumed operations with an automated system on October 22 after remaining suspended for almost seven months.

NA finalises winter session agenda 2021-10-26 01:02:20The pre-session plenary of the National Assembly (NA) held yesterday finalised the agenda for the winter session, with the Forest and Nature Conservat

Paro DT wants FMCL’s services streamlined 2021-10-26 01:01:31Local leaders and farmers of Paro say Farm Machinery Corporation Limited (FMCL) was responsible for losing significant paddy crops to recent rainfall.

All eyes on LG elections 2021-10-26 01:00:39All local leaders elected during the second local government elections in 2016 will vacate their office today. 

Diversifying Bhutan’s energy sources by investing in renewable 2021-10-26 00:57:46We now have a stronger scientific basis that climate change is the biggest threat to humanity and the planet.

Another Bhutanese plays for Indian football club 2021-10-26 00:57:02One of the newest Bhutanese footballers to play outside the country is former High-Quality FC winger, Kezang. The 23-year-old currently plays for Garh

Making the most of the Covid-19 pandemic interventions 2021-10-26 00:55:48The Covid-19 pandemic has not differentiated by social class, gender or nationality, as it infected millions and claimed lives in the hundreds of thou

Gewogs in Thimphu face difficulty emptying waste facilities 2021-10-25 01:47:05When Thimphu dzongkhag decided to construct waste collection facilities (WCF) in five gewogs through the Waste Management Flagship programme, gewog of

Tsirang students learn to save 2021-10-25 01:45:35Except for occasions like her birthday, during which she would receive a bit extra, Tirtha Kumari Tiwari, 18, was unable to save even a penny from her

Three FinTech ideas piloted for launch early next 2021-10-25 01:44:22A mobile app for the visually impaired, a web-based loan application platform, and a digital “know your customer” (D-KYC) interface are th

Cardamom becoming burden for Haa farmers 2021-10-25 01:42:52Cardamom cultivation gained significant momentum in the southern gewogs of Haa: Sangbaykha and Gakiling. Almost every household today grows the crop.

Outgoing thrompon sees challenges ahead for successor 2021-10-25 01:41:37Samdrupjongkhar’s thrompon for the past decade, Karma Sherab Thobgyal leaves office tomorrow at a challenging time when the pandemic has taken a

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His Majesty Concludes Royal Tour of the South 2021-10-23 06:07:00His Majesty The King arrived in Thimphu after a Royal Tour of the South on 21 October, and entered quarantine. During the tour, His Majesty visited Ge

Private money lending back again as Courts will 2021-10-23 06:04:00This is after amendments to the RMA’s money lending rule Starting from 1st April 2017 till date, the Judiciary, as per the Private Money Lending

RUB sends its own team for investigation to 2021-10-23 06:02:00The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) under the instruction of the Vice Chancellor Nidup Dorji has sent its own team to Sherubtse to conduct its own in

Hydro projects earn additional Nu 289 mn due 2021-10-23 05:55:00Farmers may have lost heavily due to the unseasonal rains from 16th October onwards, but the hydropower sector has earned an additional Nu 289 mn due

His Majesty Grants Dasain Tika 2021-10-16 04:15:00His Majesty granted DasainTika to representatives of the Hindu community of Gelephu at the Shivalaya Mandir in Gelephu ON 15th October. DasainTika gra

2 more ex-students come forward as RUB VC 2021-10-16 04:03:00New chat evidence shows same assistant lecturer had dated and kissed a student in ILCS Two Sherubtse lecturers had been terminated earlier for sexual

PM asks GNHC to review the five-year planning 2021-10-16 04:00:00On the 8th of October, the Prime Minister Dasho (Dr) Lotay Tshering met the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) Secretariat and asked them to d

RBP sends Punakha step father rape case to 2021-10-16 03:58:00After more than a month’s delay from when the rape case was first registered by a 17-year-old girl against her step father, the Punakha police h

An important MoU after 37 years and 24 2021-10-16 03:48:00The Foreign Minister Lyonpo Dr Tandi Dorji and the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, Wu Jianghao signed the Memorandum of Understanding

Her Majesty completes 10 years on 13th October 2021-10-12 02:32:00The day of 13th October 2011 will go down as one of the happiest in Bhutan’s history as not only did the Royal Wedding take place and His Majest

Pressure mounts on the Bhutan border with Jaigaon 2021-10-02 02:22:00Following reports by The Bhutanese on an extortion network in Jaigaon comprising of five local journalists, some SSB, some customs and others that pre

RAA plans to audit Discretionary Grant of Ministers, 2021-10-02 02:20:00The Royal Audit Authority (RAA) in a notification issued on 1st July 2021 announced its intention to audit the discretionary grant given to ministers

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