• Their Majesties offer prayers for Sri Lanka

    On behalf of the people of Bhutan, His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen yesterday offered prayers at the Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong, and offered a thousand butterlamps, in memory of those who lost their lives in a series of bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday. The Prime Minister and government officials also joined in the prayer ceremony.

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BNB CEO says ipad “gifts” justified

Privilege: The Chief Executive Officer of Bhutan National Bank Ltd. (BNBL), Kipchu Tshering, said the bank’s board directors were provided with ipads as per the rule in response to the allegations made in an anonymous letter sent to Kuensel.

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Regulator yet to fill critical post

Aviation: Despite the government increasing the pay for a critical aviation regulatory post to Nu 125,000 a month, the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) has not been able to attract and recruit an airworthiness inspector.

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City’s preparation for the big day is in full swing

With two months to go, beautification work at its peak

Thromde:  The drivers in the long line of cars wait for their turn to cross the roundabout in Drentoen lam near the National Pension and Provident Fund building in the capital. It is about 1:15 pm and many office-workers are out for their lunch break.

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MoAF scores big on farm mechanisation

Ministry well on track to achieve targets, officials say

MTR: With nine targets achieved and another 52 well on track out of the 73 in the 11th Plan, agriculture ministry officials said they would be able to deliver its entire target.

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Legalising the collection of putishing

Highlanders asked to form groups and register to legalise collection

Plant: Local leaders of Gasa requested the government to consider legalising collection and selling of Picrorhiza plant (putishing), during the seventh dzongkhag tshogdu, yesterday.

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