Responding to the opposition party the government said they are 'disappointed' as the opposition is using media 'as their preferred channel to communicate with them'. A direct letter would have been more appropriate and productive, to which the government would have been happy to respond,' according ...
The Opposition Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa , is asking the government to reinstate the three government secretaries. A press release from DPT states they are calling for the reinstatement of the officers while a transparent investigation process by the Royal Civil Service Commission is being ...
His Majesty the King said corruption is the biggest concern while working for the country's future development. His Majesty was addressing the nation during the National Day celebration in Kanglung, yesterday.
His Majesty conferred Lungmar Scarf to the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay. The Prime Minister had served as the Opposition Leader in 2008-13, during the country's first democratically elected parliament.
Scores of people are in Kanglung, Trashigang, to be with His Majesty to observe the National Day, tomorrow. All the hotels have been booked out, every home is flooded with relatives and friends and over a hundred are staying in pitched tents outside.
The taxi drivers are unhappy with the decision taken by the Road Safety and Transport Authority to stop the issue of professional driving license. They say there were not informed before the decision was taken.
A group of Bhutanese students are learning Choekey, a classical language, from a Japanese researcher and a historian, Dr. Yoshiro Imaeda. Dr. Yoshiro Imaeda is conducting the course on his own expense.
The shopkeepers in Gola Bazaar in Tashichhoeling Gewog, previously know was Sibsu, are worried of tax in the light of dwindling businesses. They say they face a fierce competition from people across the border.
The movement of people into Samtse has been restricted, following the recent unrest in Chamurchi, an Indian border town near Samtse. This has led to an adverse impact on the orange exporters. They have not been able to bring in workers for their businesses.
Tired of visiting the Bhutan Power Corporation or the cash counters to pay your electricity bill? There is good news for the B-Wallet customers. You will now be able to pay your bills using your mobile phones.
The government surrendered' the Cabinet Secretary, Dasho Penden Wangchuk, Economic Affairs Secretary, Dasho Sonam Tshering and Foreign Affairs Secretary, Yeshey Dorji to the Royal Civil Service Commission.
The number of stabbing cases the hospital is receiving is alarming, according to the doctors of the National Referral Hospital in Thimphu. In last ten days, five such cases were referred to Thimphu hospital from across the country.
The Department of Youth and Sports under education ministry has restarted Nazhoen Helpline 214 to counsel youth with social problems. The help was suspended in 2012, two years after it was started given the shortage of counsellors.
Villagers of Uma Khatoed in Darkar Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang complain that blasting works at Punatshangchhu Hydropower Project-II site has an adverse impact on their homes and other structures. They say that most of their houses have suffered cracks. They are now seeking compensation.
Educationists say the answer to one of the equitable ways for persons living with disabilities, especially the children, is the promotion of inclusive education in Bhutan. This concept focuses on the abilities of children with Special Needs- be it academic or social affairs; overall it creates a ...
The Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced a 44-year-old man from India to six months in prison for sexually harassing an 18-year-old at work place. He can pay 22,500 in lieu of six months imprisonment.
His Majesty the King launched the National Reading Year and granted audience and Tokha to over 9,000 students and over 1,000 teachers of Paro and Thimphu Dzongkhags at the Tendrel Thang today. His Majesty was accompanied by Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen.
The Chairperson of Anti-Corruption Commission, Dasho Neten Zangmo said there is a general feeling that corruption is a way of life and nothing can be done. That is dangerous and the attitude of it's none of my business will make us repent.'
Six men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for chorten vandalism. The verdict against 19 men was passed by the Monggar district court today. Our Reporter, Kuenga Tashi, says that 11 of them were given sentences ranging from one and half years to 17 years, depending on their involvement to the ...
Australia has been assisting Bhutan in its Human Resource development since Bhutan joined the Colombo plan in 1962. Since then, the civil service always received the greater share of Australia awards scholarships over the private and corporate sector.
Education will continue to be the centrepiece of the Australian Cooperation with Bhutan, said Bernard Philip, the Deputy High Commissioner of the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, India. He said Australia will continue to invest heavily in Bhutan's educational needs through scholarships ...
The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay arrived in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, this morning. He is on a three-day state visit. Lyonchhen, who is accompanied by the Foreign Affairs and the Economic Affairs Ministers, are in Dhaka on the invitation of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.