Event: The three-day Peling tshechu, which is being held for the first time on the scared grounds of the Buddha Dordenma at Kuenselphodrang in Thimphu, began yesterday.Read More »
MTR: Despite the mounting issue of waste management, Thimphu thromde boasts of a well-managed solid waste disposal facility.
The amount of waste reduced, reused and recycled stands at 240 metric tonnes (MT) a month against the target of 36MT a month.Read More »
Housing: Members of the National Pension and Provident Fund (NPPF) have an option to own a home anywhere in the country after they retire.Read More »
No PF deductions were made from the salaries of gups, mangmis and tshogpas
Entitlement: A major discrepancy in the financial system has deprived most of the incumbent local government (LG) members of their retirement benefits.
Royal Visit: His Majesty The King visited the Drukgyel Dzong reconstruction site, where the preliminary work to rebuild the dzong is being carried out by various agencies.Read More »
The govt. is of the view that the banks are making a killing
Economy: Loans are set to get cheaper in the coming months. The government is working with the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMA) to reduce interest rates to propel private investments.
The company plans to employ up to 500 in the next three years
Hydropower: In its first hydropower related activity, the Construction Development Corporation Ltd (CDCL) recently recruited 27 Bhutanese with experience in hydropower project works.Read More »
Benefits: Local government leaders will be eligible for retirement benefits as given in the Local Government Members Entitlement Act, home minister Dawa Gyaltshen said at the Meet the Press held on April 22.Read More »
Amidst a prediction of major seismic activity, lots of preparation and investment have been diverted for disaster preparedness
Earthquake: The last major seismic activity recorded in Bhutan was some 300 years ago.
Another major seismic event could occur with a magnitude of not less than eight on the Richter scale, experts say.Read More »
Business: Interacting with business representatives in Thimphu yesterday, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay provided on-the-spot solutions to issues of the private sector.Read More »