• Nationalisation of mines needs a broader perspective: PM

    With its 15 years mining lease ending on December 31 this year, the trading of Druk Satair Corporation Limited (DSCL) shares in the secondary market was suspended since January this year until further notice. The company also completed buying back 25 percent of the total paid up capital from its shareholders at Nu 80 a share, against the market price of Nu 34, beginning this month.

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An overview of Thimphu city from Kuenselphodrang yesterday. The northern, central and western regions of the country experienced yet another snowfall this week

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It is official – No classes on Saturdays

Almost two months after it was decided, the education ministry issued an official notification to do away with instructional classes on Saturdays from this academic year. However, in doing away with the instructional classes, which means time used in any activities in school, the notification states that schools could utilise Saturdays …

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Deed of lease for Bhutan embassy’s plot in Dhaka signed

The deed of lease was signed on February 27

A deed of lease, formalising the completion of the registration of the embassy’s plot at the Baridhara diplomatic enclave in the name of the Royal Government of Bhutan was signed on a February 27. Ambassador Sonam T Rabgye and Chairman of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) – the Capital Development Authority …

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33 houses in Wangdue report damages from windstorm

Seven houses in Bjena gewog reported damage from the windstorm

Phurba, 49, has been living over his neighbours for about three days now. The windstorm on February 25 afternoon uprooted a tree, which fell on Phurba’s house in Themakha village in Bjena, Wangdue. The house was empty and caused no causalities but the impact has severely damaged the house. Phurba …

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