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Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh has been appointed as the Regional Director for World Health Organisation South-East Asia, for a second five-year term. The WHO Executive Board on January 26 unanimously endorsed Dr Khetrapal Singh’s second term.

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All well with first NA session

Speaker Wangchuk Namgyel

The first session of the third Parliament has been exemplary in terms of the conduct of members and in terms of both the ruling party and Opposition working as a team, National Assembly Speaker Wangchuk Namgyel has told Kuensel. The Speaker lauded the Opposition’s role in the session, saying that …

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BizAP to support entrepreneurs

DHI will provide financial support to the entrepreneurs

Eleven entrepreneurs will pitch their businesses to the business accelerator fund panel for access to Business Acceleration Programme (BizAP) fund at Financial Institutions Training Institute (FITI) in Thimphu today. Twelve entrepreneurs pitched their businesses yesterday.   Recognising funding as one of the major challenges in entrepreneurship, Druk Holding and Investments …

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Works on to expand Gelephu thromde

Works on implementing the Local Area Plan III and IV and the industrial service centre are underway in Gelephu

Gelephu thromde is taking advantage of the vast plains extending until the foothills of the mountains and expanding its area since its establishment in 2011. The area away from the core town today is paved with roads, blacktopped and farm roads and buildings. Many buildings are under construction. The total …

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Mandarin export records slight increase this season

At Toorsa depot: Labourers prepare the wooden crates to pack the mandarin

The mandarin season is almost over and exporters say this season (2018-2019) was slightly better than the last. One of the biggest mandarin exporters in the country, Druk Phuensum Import and Export House has exported more than 400 truckloads of oranges this season. Druk Phuensum has orange depots in Phuentsholing, …

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Class XII results

Check class XII results at www.onlinebcsea.bt B-mobile R12 <space> index number. Send to 3333   Tashi Cell Index number and send to 4040

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More engineers than jobs?

Not long ago, Aum Tshering lamented that none of her six siblings got into Science stream after Class XII and went on to become an engineer. For her, an engineer was a respected and a prestigious job. When her daughter finished high school, she took education loan and sent her to India to study engineering.

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Top tax payers recognised

Custom officials with finance minister Namgay Tshering

On the International Customs Day (ICD) on January 26, Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC) awarded the certificate of appreciation to the highest Personal Income Tax (PIT), top 10 Business Income Tax (BIT) and Corporate Income Tax (CIT) payers. The event was celebrated in Samdrujongkhar Regional Revenue and Customs Office …

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The Indian community celebrated the 70th Republic Day of India at the Indian Embassy estate in Thimphu on January 26.

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