Saturday , May 7 2016
  • After Thimphu, Gelephu hospital sees most patients

    But the hospital is facing a shortage of specialists and general duty medical officers 

    Health: After the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), the Gelephu regional referral hospital sees the most patients in Bhutan.

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BOiC a classic example of policy paralysis says opposition party

The opposition calls for the government to hand over the BOiC portfolio to BDBL

Policy: The government should immediately close down the Business Information and Opportunity Centre (BOiC) and hand over its assets and portfolio to the Bhutan Development Bank Ltd (BDBL), the opposition party has stated in a press release.

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Farmers benefit from commercial farming

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MTR: Although infrastructure development has played a significant part in shaping the communities, it is the growth of agricultural activities in particular, from which the people of Samtse and Chukha have largely benefited.

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My Country, My Town

  • Guess wh- -’s missing? A prominent blooper, this, and in a gold frame, no less! Photo by Pema Wangmo, SDFSec, Thimphu
  • Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi
    Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi
  • Spring is in the air: Ripening tomatoes bear testimony to the bounty of the season Photo by Sonam Gyeltshen
    Spring is in the air: Ripening tomatoes bear testimony to the bounty of the season Photo by Sonam Gyeltshen
  • Dry as dust: In these water shortage days the flush toilet may soon be found only in museums Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Dry as dust: In these water shortage days the flush toilet may soon be found only in museums Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
  • Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
    Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho