Thursday , April 27 2017
  • BBIN agreement is back

    After the government announced that it was withdrawn, the controversial motor vehicle agreement involving Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) is back on the agenda for deliberation in the upcoming Parliament session.

    Read More »

Latest News

Autism, the fastest growing developmental disability

Although Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects an estimated 1 in 160 people globally, it is an often overlooked and misunderstood public health issue, regional director for WHO South-East Asia Region, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh said at the international conference on autism and neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs), yesterday in Thimphu.

Read More »

Forest fire in Khotokha

Firefighters and volunteers are currently battling a forest fire in Khotokha, Wangdue that began around 3pm on April 16. It is not known how many acres have been destroyed so far.

Read More »

Power tiller hiring services yet to pick up

Power tiller hiring services suffered delays last year mainly from the organisation change, as Agriculture Machinery Centre handed the mandate to the newly established Farm Machinery Corporation Ltd (FMCL), officials said.

Read More »

Token app selected as best idea

The eToken mobile app was selected as the best idea pitched at the third edition of Startup Weekend (Technology edition) held at the Thimphu TechPark in Thimphu, according to an information and communications ministry press release.

Read More »