Sunday , February 26 2017
  • Looking back at the year of theMonkey

    When we turn the pages of Bhutan’s history, Bhutanese will remember 2016 as a year of profound significance, a year of Tendril that was never matched before. It was a year of celebrations- celebrating our successes.

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Latest News

Chilli imports to continue

Agriculture: Come next winter, Bhutan will not face the kind of shortage that has hit chilli lovers this winter, agriculture minister, Yeshey Dorji said at the Meet the Press on December 8.

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Wrong exam paper, BCSEA under fire

Education: Bhutan Council for School Examination and Assessment (BCSEA) has come under criticism this year after they distributed the wrong question paper to class XII students of the School for Language and Culture Studies in Thimphu who were appearing the board examination earlier this week.

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National profile on chemicals management developed

It is intended to ensure sound management of chemical use

Health: A national profile on chemicals management in Bhutan has been prepared as part of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Quick Start Programme (QSP) project.

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Dangchu gup resigns to go abroad

Kuensel learnt he has left for Australia

LG: Dangchu gewog in Wangduephodrang has been without a gup since November 15, after the recently elected gup resigned and left for Australia as a dependent of his wife who is studying in Australia.

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Four new butterflies recorded

Biodiversity: A butterfly survey team from the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) and the Lhamoizingkha range office discovered four new butterfly species: Khasi Forest Bob (Scobura isota), Pointed Perrot (Niphanda cymbia), Brown Onyx  (Horaga viola) and Ambon Onyx (Female) (Horaga Syrinx) recently.

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99 Bhutanese children to get heart surgery in Thailand

Medical: In deep appreciation and as a mark of respect and goodwill to His Majesty The King for the prayers following the passing of His late Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the Thailand Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon Foundation (PCSF) offered heart surgeries for 99 children in Bhutan suffering from congenital heart disease.

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BDFL terminates employees without prior notice

… terminated employees allege that the company violated the labour Act and its service rules

Employment: Bhutan Duty Free Ltd (BDFL) terminated three employees from its branch office in Paro in September and November without  prior termination notice, it is claimed in an anonymous letter written to the Anti-Corruption Commission.

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