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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Latest News

RCSC adopts changes to create robust civil service

Reforms: Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) has approved amendments to the BCSR 2012 concerning career progression for supervisory and support (s&s) category. The reform is aimed to address the issue of career stagnation in all position categories.

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Body recovered at PHPA II

The metal arch of the chamber was punctured allowing soil to enter

Update: Rescuers recovered the body of one of the six men, who was buried alive by loose soil at Punatshangchhu II on March 3.

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Tashi Air re-appeals for time

The Cabinet will re-examine whether it can allow only one domestic operator 

Aviation: Tashi Air, which is required to resume domestic operations by next month, has reiterated to the government that the domestic market is not large enough for two airlines.

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Women speak on women issues

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As they prepare for the International Women’s Day on March 8

Awareness: With the International Women’s Day scheduled on March 8, various agencies have started raising awareness on some of the pressing issues concerning girls and women today.

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Some gov’t agencies slow to adopt Google Apps

Adoption rates are usually determined by the type of management an agency has

ICT: Five months after renewing its subscription to Google Apps, the majority of civil servants using the online office suite are doing so only for email correspondence and not utilizing its various other tools.

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Know Bhutan, its tradition and culture

HC to interview Bhutanese marrying foreigners from March 29 Marriage: The High Court will conduct the first interview to issue marriage certificate (MC) between a Bhutanese and foreigner spouse this month.

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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