Fire: After battling it for more than three days, around 300 firefighters including members of the armed forces, DeSuups, foresters, civil servants, monks, villagers and other volunteers managed to control the blaze near Tango monastery yesterday.Read More »
His Majesty The King granted dhar to appoint the Secretaries of International Boundaries and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and to promote two Lieutenant Colonels from the RBG and RBA to the rank of Colonel.Read More »
Thrompons and MPs receive annual increments
LG: Even as the government is making efforts to empower local governments, grassroots leaders continue to face a discrepancy when it comes to salaries and other monetary entitlements.Read More »
The two convicted men murdered a villager who they suspected of sorcery
Verdict: The High Court, on February 9, sentenced two men, Dorji Gyeltshen and Tenzin Dorji, from Gomdar in Samdrupjongkhar to life imprisonment for murdering a villager, who they suspected of sorcery, in 2015.
DANTAK chief engineer claims he was misquoted and misinterpreted Signage: The issue about the project DANTAK signboard in Bondey, Paro, which welcomes visitors to Bhutan, according to DANTAK chief engineer PKG Mishra, was discussed with the works and human settlement minister right after receiving the letter from the ministry.Read More »
Election: The resignation of a gup last December has once again generated much discourse on whether elected leaders or representatives can be allowed to leave so easily in absence of clear legislation.Read More »
Economy: Having realised economic growth of 7.6 percent in the past three decades, Bhutan is the one of the most successful countries, said senior economist and resident representative of the World Bank, Yoichiro Ishihara, at a panel discussion following the Launch of economic early warning system yesterday.Read More »
Remit-Bhutan will be launched in Perth and Canberra
Economy: Over 4,000 Bhutanese working and studying in Australia have only 32 foreign currency accounts with the banks in the country today.
Examinations: The class 10 results declared yesterday are the best of the past three years.Read More »
Forest: Dagana, Pemagatshel and Zhemgang have the most forest cover with 83 percent of the dzongkhags under vegetation, according to the recently released national forest inventory (NFI) report.Read More »