Judiciary: The recent verdict on the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s defamation case against Dasho Benji, delivered in English, raises the question about the language of the courts.Read More »
LG: Khamey gup-elect Kuenley Penjore assumed office earlier this month, more than four months after wining the local government election in September.Read More »
Award: Former education minister and president of Royal Thimphu College (RTC), Thakur S Powdyel, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by Samata Sahitya Academy, a philanthropic organisation based in Mumbai, India.Read More »
Update: An electronic Patient Information System (ePIS) for Paro that was planned since last year is now scheduled for launch next month, according to health ministry officials.Read More »
Initiative: Bushy areas in Gelephu will soon be turned into agricultural land.
People in Gelephu gewog began clearing bushy areas from September last year. About 35 percent of bush land remains to be cleared.Read More »
Industry: Work on the Dhamdum Industrial Park in Samtse is in full swing.
Roads, drainage, and river training are expected to be completed by July this year.Read More »
Policy: Call it a “game changer” or the revised economic development policy (EDP), its goal will be to achieve a minimum average economic growth rate of 10 percent and achieve the nation’s ambition to emerge as a middle-income country by 2020.Read More »
Legal: Druk Phuensum Tshogpa has successfully withdrawn its defamation case against Dasho Paljor J Dorji with only Nu 0.45 million to be paid as compensation.Read More »
Disaster preparedness: Communications is identified as the missing link should any disaster strike the country.Read More »
Business: Bhutanese taxi drivers in Gelephu are unhappy with Indian taxis entering Gelephu and doing local business.Read More »