Using power trade as a tool for diplomacy, India spread goodwill in its neighbourhood extending up to Myanmar by exporting 5,798 MU during the April 2016-February 2017 period. This is roughly 4% more than 5,585 MU it imported from Bhutan, data from Central Electricity Authority shows.
It has been discovered that the national flower, the Blue Poppy is a new species to science with the discovery of two more new species of the Meconopsis : Meconopsis elongata and Meconopsis merakensis.
India becomes net exporter of power for the first time - government.
NEW DELHI - India has become a netexporter of electricity for the first time, the power ministrysaid on Wednesday, adding that upcoming cross-bordertransmission lines with neighbouring countries such as Nepal,Bangladesh and Myanmar will only increase sales. April-February power exports of around 5,798 million unitswere 4 ...
Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay will travel to Paris, France to deliver the keynote address at the first meeting of the seventh Replenishment of the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund on March 29, according to a foreign affairs ministry press release.
Bhutanese roads are increasingly becoming unsafe. This is against the backdrop of growing vehicle number, particularly in bigger towns like Thimphu and Phuentsholing. It is deeply worrying to learn that hundreds of drivers take to the roads without licence. There is so an urgent need to call to attention the dangers of such ...
Police are waiting for more victims to file complaints against a 26-year-old man from Trashiyangtse who is currently detained for larceny by deception after he allegedly promised US working visas to five people.
As global money week begins, the central Bank has set its footing to maximise financial literacy outreach targeting more than 10,000 students, extending to vocational institutes, monastic schools, the defense sector, the rural populace, disadvantaged sections of society and senior citizens.
Samtse shopkeepers told to vacate stalls by April 1
More than 30 shopkeepers in Samtse are hopeful that the dzongkhag will not ask them to vacate their stalls. The dzongkhag has asked them to vacate their stalls by the end of this month to make space for Samtse town's development activities.
Efforts are being made to form yet another new political party. A former civil servant, Jigme Drukpa, from the Menbi-Tshenkar constituency of Lhuentse is coordinating the efforts. Jigme Drukpa said the party will be called the Druk Kuenphen Tshogpa .
Bhutan and Bangladesh will soon sign an inland water route protocol. A secretarial level meeting between Bhutan and Bangladesh in Thimphu earlier this week decided to work on the memorandum of understanding between the Bhutan Standards Bureau and Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution to recognise each other's ...
Despite making good progress in detecting tuberculosis cases and achieving a treatment success rate of 90 percent in the last few years the number of multi drug resistant TB cases in Bhutan is on rise.
With the growing popularity of social media, it has now become a trend for people to upload photographs of suspects on social media platforms like Facebook and WeChat. Recently, even mainstream media and the Royal Bhutan Police uploaded images of suspects.
To help achieve the adult literacy rate target of 70 percent by the end of the 11th Plan, the education ministry is attempting to rope in local leaders to encourage more learners in the rural communities.
Thimphu Thromde has decided that school students in Thimphu will not be allowed to wear tracksuits during assemblies and in classes. The decision comes from a desire to promote or maintain the country's national identity.
Hindu Dharma Samudaya submits complaint against pundit
The Hindu Dharma Samudaya of Bhutan, representing at least 22 senior pundits in the country, recently wrote to the Sarpang dzongkhag administration to bar a pundit from conducting a seven-day puran or prayer ceremony in Jigmecholing gewog.