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His Majesty graces Trakhar Kuchoe

An unprecedented number of people attended the concluding day of the Trakhar Kuchoe, gathering at the festival to be doubly blessed by the presence of His Majesty The King. His Majesty yesterday, graced the Kuchoe held annually at Trakhar Nagtshang in Chumey, Bumthang, and granted Tokha to the gathering who …

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Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen inaugurates Ozone Park

Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen inaugurates the Ozone Park in Motithang, Thimphu to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol

Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol to take steps towards protecting the ozone layer in Thimphu yesterday. Dignitaries and senior officials from the government, United Nations, and private sector attended the event organised by National Environment Commission. At …

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Laya struggles to retain students in school

While enrollment is declining, those in school drop out to take up businesses  Laya is changing and it is changing fast. With improved road connectivity, it takes about eight hours to reach the gewog that is still considered remote given its location at 4000 metres. Its residents carry android phones …

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Lack of infrastructure delays customs clearance in Jaigaon

Although several problems related to the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India are addressed, clearance of imports at the land customs office across the Phuentsholing border in Jaigaon still remains a challenge. Four months since the GST was introduced, importers continue to face the brunt of slow …

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Their Majesties’ visit to India concludes

His Majesty The King granted an audience to the Vice President of India Shri Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu yesterday in New Delhi. During the visit, which is His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s first Royal Visit to India, Their Majesties and His Royal Highness were received by the President and Prime Minister …

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HM accepts invitation for State Visit to India next year

Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said it was an honour to be introduced to His Royal Highness The Gyalsey and to welcome His Royal Highness on his first visit to India

To mark the 50th anniversary of formal diplomatic ties between Bhutan and India The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind extended a warm welcome to His Majesty The King, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey at the Rashtrapati Bhawan yesterday morning in New Delhi.   …

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Their Majesties in India

External Affairs minister of India, Shrimati Sushma Swaraj, receives His Majesty The King, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi yesterday morning. Their Majesties are on a four-day visit to India at the invitation of the Prime Minister of …

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Their Majesties leave for Delhi today

On the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, His Majesty The King, accompanied by Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey will travel to New Delhi, India, on a 4-day visit from today until November 3. During the Royal visit, His Majesty will grant audiences to …

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His Majesty grants land kidu to 1,157 in Gasa

As part of His Majesty’s land reform exercise, His Majesty The King granted land kidu to 1,157 thram holders from four gewogs in Gasa on October 23. The beneficiaries received a total of 433.58 acres of land as Kidu, as well as excess cost exemption and refund of Nu 3.368 …

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