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US state declares Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Day

The state of Colorado in the US declares September 24 as Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Day in honour of Her Majesty's visit to Boulder in Colorado. The post US state declares Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Day appeared first on BBS.

Bhutan to elect local leaders tomorrow

Bhutan will go to polls to elect the grassroots leaders, tomorrow. A total of 616 Gup candidates and 654 Mangmi candidates will be contesting in the second Local Government Elections. The post Bhutan to elect local leaders tomorrow appeared first on BBS.

Namgay Zam and Dr. Shacha rebut

A freelance journalist, Namgay Zam and Dr. Shacha Wangmo said they do not accept defamation charges against them while presenting their rebuttal in Thimphu District Court, today. The post Namgay Zam and Dr. Shacha rebut appeared first on BBS.

BFF grooms women footballers

Bhutan could see competent women football players for the National Women's football Team in 10 years from now. The post BFF grooms women footballers appeared first on BBS.

US declares Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Day

The state of Colorado in the US declares September 24 as Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Day in honour of Her Majesty's visit to Boulder in Colorado. The post US declares Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Day appeared first on BBS.

Bhutanese Karate Team wins seven Bronze

The Bhutanese karate team won bronze in seven different categories at the Third South Asian Karate Championships. The post Bhutanese Karate Team wins seven Bronze appeared first on BBS.

His Majesty grants land kidu to Trong's residents

The residents of Trong village in Zhemgang, which has been preserved as a heritage village due to its unusual traditional architecture, received Khimsa land as Kidu from His Majesty The King. The post His Majesty grants land kidu to Trong's residents appeared first on BBS.

His Majesty grants land kidu to Trong's residents

The residents of Trong village in Zhemgang, which has been preserved as a heritage village due to its unusual traditional architecture, received Khimsa land as Kidu from His Majesty The King. A press release from the Royal Office of Media said the 27 households received nine decimals of land each ...

Two Gomchens to battle it out for LG elections

Two former Gomchens will battle it out for the post of Radhi Gup in Trashigang, next week. The two candidates are among the eight former Gomchens aspiring to be gups in Trashigang in the second Local Government elections. The post Two Gomchens to battle it out for LG elections appeared first on BBS.

Wangsel Institute organises special sign language classes

This week marks the International week of the hearing impaired. It is observed on the last week of September every year since it was first launched in 1958 in Italy. The post Wangsel Institute organises special sign language classes appeared first on BBS.

RMA releases commemorative banknotes

The Royal Monetary Authority released commemorative banknotes of Nu 1000 denomination to celebrate the Birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck. Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay launched the commemorative notes. The post RMA releases commemorative banknotes appeared first on ...

Exhibition on Zhabdrung opens

Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Sangay Choden Wangchuk graced the opening of the exhibition on "Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel- The Founding Father" at the Royal Textile Academy, yesterday. The exhibition, organised to celebrate the 400 years of Zhabdrung's arrival to Bhutan, is now open to public for the ...

World Bank to help Bhutan strengthen aviation meteorology service

The World Bank will support Bhutan strengthen aviation meteorology service delivery to enhance weather and flood forecast. It will also help establish critical emergency infrastructure. The post World Bank to help Bhutan strengthen aviation meteorology service appeared first on BBS.

OAG appeals to High Court against Chhukha District Court's verdict

The Office of the Attorney General appealed to the High Court against Chhukha District Court's verdict on the recent gold smuggling case, today. The post OAG appeals to High Court against Chhukha District Court's verdict appeared first on BBS.

Two farmers apprehended for allegedly possessing Hashish

Two farmers, aged 23 and 27 from Punakha are in Thimphu police custody for allegedly possessing 18 sticks of Hashish. The post Two farmers apprehended for allegedly possessing Hashish appeared first on BBS.

Judicial Integrity Scan Report launched

The Judiciary along with Anti-Corruption Commission and Bhutan National Legal Institute has come up with a Judicial Integrity Scan Report. The post Judicial Integrity Scan Report launched appeared first on BBS.

Award-winning ecologist's mantra for success

An award-winning ecologist, Rebecca Pradhan, 63, believes people living in harmony with nature are the richest than those who have material wealth. The post Award-winning ecologist's mantra for success appeared first on BBS.

Bhutanese Karate Team leaves for South Asian Championship

The Bhutanese Karate Team left for India's capital New Delhi today to compete in the 3rd South Asian Karate Championship. The post Bhutanese Karate Team leaves for South Asian Championship appeared first on BBS.

Rethinking Education? Boarding facilities in school?

As per the education ministry's executive order all schools will be allowed to start boarding facilities in both rural and urban areas by next academic year. The post Rethinking Education? Boarding facilities in school? appeared first on BBS.

Lets talk reading- When writers talk writing

In this special series of Lets Talk Reading, we brought together two Bhutanese writers, Gopilal Acharya and Chador Wangmo, to talk about their books and on writing. The post Lets talk reading- When writers talk writing appeared first on BBS.

Government offices to go paperless

The government offices will go paperless by the end of this month. It is expected to significantly reduce paper use. A guideline to institutionalise paperless operation will come into effect by September 30. The post Government offices to go paperless appeared first on BBS.

Drukair's revenue decreases

Drukair's total revenue decreased by some Nu 70 M in 2015 as compared to 2014. The amount decreased from Nu 3 B to 2.8 B, the annual report of Druk Holding and Investments said. The post Drukair's revenue decreases appeared first on BBS.

Government offices to go paperless

The government offices will go paperless by the end of this month. It is expected to significantly reduce paper use. A guideline to institutionalise paperless operation will come into effect by September 31. The post Government offices to go paperless appeared first on BBS.

Dungsam starts exporting cement from Phuentshogling

Dungsam Cement Corporation Limited started exporting to North Bengal, Sikkim and Bihar from Phuentshogling, today. The post Dungsam starts exporting cement from Phuentshogling appeared first on BBS.

RUB signs MoU with IITR

The Royal University of Bhutan signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee for academic cooperation and exchange, today. The post RUB signs MoU with IITR appeared first on BBS.

Bhutan to begin hazelnuts export next year

Bhutan will begin hazelnuts export from next year. The Mountain Hazelnuts has projected over 500,000 kilograms of hazelnuts to be exported in China and Europe. The post Bhutan to begin hazelnuts export next year appeared first on BBS.

Government not doubtful of purchasing utility vehicles for gewogs: PM

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay said they will purchase utility vehicles for gewogs despite the Opposition's reservation. The post Government not doubtful of purchasing utility vehicles for gewogs: PM appeared first on BBS.

Her Majesty graces World Ozone Day celebration

Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the World Ozone Day celebration in the capital, yesterday. Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen is the United Nation's Environment Protection Ozone Ambassador. The post Her Majesty graces World Ozone Day celebration appeared first on BBS.