• DHI to ride on the wings of technology

    The Druk Holding and Investments (DHI), the commercial arm of the government has recently instituted a new department called the innovation and technology department to collaborate, build programmes and invest in relevant technologies.To embrace technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, data analytics and block chain that are changing the landscape of business, governance, and societies, DHI also plans to establish a research and development (R&D) and technology centre of excellence through the new department.

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Members accuse HDSB of mismanagement

Expresses concerns on the body taking two Hindu sects under its wings

CSO: The Hindu Dharma Samudaya of Bhutan (HDSB), a registered religious organization, is coming under close scrutiny from some of its members after it allowed two religious sects under its umbrella.

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Prayer hall collapses in S/J, 10 injured

Ten people suffered minor injuries, while a 62-year old woman, suffering from chest pains, was referred to Guwahati hospital after the choekhang (prayer hall) collapsed during the on-going moenlam chenmo in Samdrupjongkhar. The injured are still in hospital while the woman referred to Guwahati is reportedly in stable condition and …

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Bhutan condemns terrorist attack in Punjab

Bhutan has condemned the terror attack on Pathankot Airbase in Punjab, India, on January 2. India’s Pathankot airbase came under four days of attack from a handful of gunmen killing seven military personnel and left another 20 injured.

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PM in Kolkata

Visit: Bhutan attaches high importance to its relations with West Bengal, an immediate and a friendly neighboring Indian state. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay yesterday conveyed this to West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on the second day of his four-day visit to West Bengal’s capital Kolkata. Lyonchoen, economic affairs minister …

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LGs got larger role to control alcohol use

Health: Local governments (LG) have a bigger role in advocating and controlling the harmful use of alcohol as highlighted in the National Policy and Strategic Framework To Reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol (2015-2020).

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Weather balloon service launched

The balloon will be launched twice a day during the pre-monsoon months of April, May, and June

STORM: An upper air observation service, that will allow more accurate weather forecasts, was officially launched by the Department of Hydro Met Services and Department of Air Transport (DAT) at Paro international airport, yesterday.

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Hitting the right note

Former thrompon begins campaign from his constituency

Campaign: The capital city’s former thrompon knows where to sniff for votes to run for a second successive term.

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