Tuesday , December 1 2015

Breaking News
  • Not ratifying EIB agreement will be a big loss

    ... Says Chairperson of the Foreign Relations Committee 

    Parliament: The failure to ratify the European Investment Bank (EIB) framework agreement would mean missing out on an opportunity and even embarrassment for Bhutan, according to the chairperson of the National Assembly’s Foreign Relations Committee, Rinzin Dorji.

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TashiCell fair at Clock Tower begins


Event: A three-day event organised by telecommunications company TashiCell, to showcase and market their products and services, began at the Clock Tower Square in Thimphu, yesterday.

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Paro DT endorses Jitsiphu as the yenlag thromde


DT will request Parliament to revisit the issue on the dzongkhag thromde

LG: Following extensive deliberations on the yenlag thromde, the Paro dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) yesterday decided Jitsiphu in Tsento gewog as the yenlag thromde.

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RAA suspends two senior officials

Two senior officials of the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) at the Phuentsholing regional office were suspended last month  for their alleged involvement in corrupt practices.

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Bridge planned over Taklaichu, says PM

The PM’s visit to gewogs of Sarpang has got the attention of the government to build a bridge over the river 

DoR: Gelephu residents’ long wait for a bridge over Taklai river may be soon coming to an end.

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PM’s visit to Sarpang concludes


Visit: Prioritising healthcare, sanitation and quality education were some of the issues Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay talked about with the people of Sarpang during his recent visit to the gewogs.

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Council’s development plan and virtual zomdu launched


The plan charts out objectives and activities to be implemented to achieve the National Council’s vision

NC: Human resource shortage that plagued the National Council (NC) for the past seven years could ease with the launch of the house’s strategic development plan 2015-2019 yesterday.

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Permanent campsite allegations at Bumdra baseless

A verification team from Paro dzongkhag found all claims as untrue 

Update: The allegations of a private permanent campsite being set up at Bumdra, above Taktshang monastery are baseless, according to Paro dzongkhag administration officials.

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My Country, My Town

  • Tying the knot! These two de rigueur office devices kind of go hand in glove, don’t they? Photo by Tempa Rabgay, Mountain Hazelnut Venture, Mongar
  • Comedown or comeuppance: The prospect of a pricey pickup being towed by a humble tractor Photo by Chundu Nidup Tshering, Phuntsholing.
  • New Age cattle feed: Ever wonder how milk comes in plastic packets? It’s all part and parcel of a cow’s diet today! Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • New use for old caps: While the bench may gain a longer innings, the butt may not feel so grateful Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • Welcome, have a bite of maize while you wait: Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home Photo by Sonam Jamtsho, Paro