Thursday , November 26 2015

Breaking News
  • Deadlock on thromdes again

    LG: From confusion on voting procedures to accusations flying back and forth, the deliberations on thromde at the joint sitting of the Parliament yesterday failed to reach a consensus on deciding Pemagatshel’s dzongkhag and yenlag thromde and Paro’s yenlag thromde (satellite town.)

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Latest News

Stakeholders discuss need for robust policy

Workshop: The importance for Hydro-Met policy was evident when more than half of the stakeholders failed to turn up at a day-long stakeholder consultation workshop on National Hydro-Meteorological Services Policy for Bhutan in Thimphu yesterday.

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Kidu relief begins for hailstorm victims


The hailstorm of October affected about 4,000 people across the country

Council: His Majesty’s office has started providing relief kidu to the victims of last month’s hailstorm and windstorm in the affected dzongkhags, the agriculture minister Yeshey Dorji said yesterday at the National Council’s question hour.

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LDC graduation, a milestone of 11th Plan

All implications of graduation would be incorporated in the 12th Plan, according to the GNHC

Workshop: Irrespective of the LDC graduation criteria, achieving the sustainable development goals (SDG) or the millennium development goals, for Bhutan, all targets are encompassed in the GNH framework.

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NA negates motions from opposition

The house did not deliberate both the issues of Paro Thromde and up-gradation of Gyalpoizhing HSS

Assembly: The National Assembly (NA) will not re-deliberate the Paro thromde issue again, deputy speaker Chimi Dorji informed the House yesterday.

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My Country, My Town

  • 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
  • Starting young: Pup showing signs of either potential to be, or previous life as, a sheepdog? Photo by Tashi Dawa, Tingtibi