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Low enrolment of children with disabilities- National Conference 2021-12-01 09:14:13If the current enrollment of the children living with disabilities in schools is any indication, then parents and the education ministry have a long w

ECB penalises former Dumtoed Gup for recharging voucher 2021-12-01 09:13:20The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) penalised the former Dumtoed Gup in Samtse for recharging a talk time voucher to a voter. Two gup candidates f

Not an offence if the disobeyed order is 2021-12-01 08:17:53Suppose police personnel fail to obey unlawful written and verbal orders of the superiors, it won’t be considered a service offence anymore. Dur

NC recommends strengthening and privatizing some SOEs 2021-12-01 08:07:58The National Council adopted the Natural Resources and Environment Committee’s recommendation on the need for the government to reform the State

Rainfall likely over southern part during weekends- NCHM 2021-12-01 07:50:43The southern part of the country is likely to receive rainfall during the weekends due to a cyclone over the Andaman sea. The Andaman sea is near the

Existing clauses enough to protect witnesses and victims- 2021-12-01 07:35:56The Social and Cultural Committee's recommendation for a new clause in the Police Amendment Bill 2021 was rejected by the National Assembly today. Th

High-Value Conservation- manage, maintain and enhance the value 2021-12-01 07:00:36As an environmentally rich country, Bhutan is home to many species of plants and animals. The areas which house them hold high value in terms of ecolo

Health ministry detects 22 new cases in the 2021-12-01 05:57:43The Ministry of Health has detected 22 new HIV cases (13 male and 9 female). All of them got the infection through unprotected sex except for a minor

Yadi fire leaves eight families homeless 2021-12-01 05:37:08The fire accident this morning in Yadi in Monggar completely burned down three three-storied traditional houses. A two-storied traditional house and a

High Court dismisses appeal of seven disqualified LG 2021-11-30 11:53:21The High Court dismissed the appeal from seven local government candidates whose audit clearances were revoked after the selection procedure or Dhamng

Tala Hydropower Plant to remain shut for three 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 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


Farm shops should stay with FCBL: NC  2021-12-02 00:36:34The National Council (NC) members expressed concerns about the Natural Resources and Environment Committee’s recommendation to transfer farm sho

NA refuses to delink fire and prison service 2021-12-02 00:35:43The National Assembly decided not to delink the fire and prison service divisions, or the Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre from the police

Government did not drop most activities: PM 2021-12-02 00:34:48The government has not dropped most development activities, including the construction of Lhamoizingkha-Sarpang road and Nganglam hospital, according

Labour ministry reviewing the national minimum daily wage  2021-12-02 00:33:30Whether the national minimum daily wage (NMDW) will increase to Nu 450 as pledged by the government has still not been decided, according to Layog Lyo

Burden of HIV/AIDS 2021-12-02 00:31:31With positive cases increasing by the year, fighting HIV/AIDS remains a formidable challenge. 

ABS helps youth with disabilities and their families 2021-12-02 00:30:59Dorji Wangchuk, 12, who has Down syndrome is passionate about studying. However, owing to his challenges, he struggles to pass and has to repeat grade

Police recover stolen Apple goods worth Nu 50M 2021-12-02 00:29:36South Thimphu police arrested three youths for burglary of an Apple shop in Thimphu on November 30. 

Special investigation team charges couple for trafficking 44 2021-12-02 00:28:53Out of 30 agents accused of trafficking Bhutanese women in the Middle East, the special investigation team (SIT) had recently forwarded one case to th

ACC receives 451 complaints in 18 months 2021-12-02 00:28:10Complaints to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) dropped by 24 percent last year compared to 2019 according to the commission’s annual report

Annual Audit Report submitted to Parliament before prescribed 2021-12-02 00:27:23The submission of the Annual Audit Report 2020-21 to Parliament has not been in compliance with the Audit Act 2018, Members of Parliament familiar wit

Picture story 2021-12-02 00:26:04 A fire incident razed three three-storey traditional houses in Yadi town, Mongar yesterday morning. Officials from the Office of the Gyaltshab i

Funding developmental activities from GRF not against law: 2021-12-01 00:34:15Members of the Parliament questioned Finance Minister Namgay Tshering yesterday on the legality of allocating 19 million (M) from the General Reserve

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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

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