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JDWNRH to provide quality and diverse healthcare services with 2021-05-14 08:24:35To reduce patient referrals abroad and to provide quality and diverse healthcare services, the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospi

Samtse DT proposes reducing the rural subsidised timber 2021-05-14 08:14:36Timber to construct houses in rural Bhutan is alloted as a subsidy to rural households. It means households are allocated timber without paying for it

Easing the process of starting Cottage Scale Industries 2021-05-14 08:13:49To ease the process of starting Cottage Scale Industries and to avail the required knowledge and technology for the aspiring entrepreneurs, the Minist

Construction activities in Zhemgang hampered in the absence 2021-05-14 08:13:36Without a quarry in the district, the construction sector in Zhemgang is facing short of stone and stone aggregates. This has hampered the timely comp

Sheep rearing declining due to wild animal and 2021-05-14 08:13:02Sheep rearing which is one of the main sources of livelihood for the highlanders of Merag Gewog in Trashigang is gradually declining over the years. T

His Majesty The King returns to Phuentshogling from 2021-05-13 09:00:08His Majesty The King returned to Phuentshogling yesterday after a visit to Samdrup Jongkhar. His Majesty was in Samdrup Jongkhar to review measures to

Mass screening in Baeboteng and its periphery after 2021-05-13 08:59:23The Samtse town and other smaller towns in Tashichhoeling, Tendruk, Norboogang, and Gomtu are under total lockdown after a couple tested positive for

Haa DT suspends DGM’s study to explore marble 2021-05-13 08:58:42The Haa Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) yesterday decided to suspend the Department of Geology and Mine's (DGM) research works on exploring marble reserve at

BOC will not grant new approval to conduct 2021-05-13 08:57:53Given the worsening COVID-19 situation, the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) will not accept requests for organising any tournaments until further notic

OCP and BAFRA come together to ensure consumers 2021-05-13 08:24:42The Office of the Consumer Protection (OCP) and Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) will now collaborate to ensure consumers are

Qualitative selection system to attract high performing high 2021-05-12 07:58:48Starting this year, admissions for the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) programmes will be carried out before the admissions in other undergraduate progra

DRC proposes to revise customs duty on goods 2021-05-12 07:57:10The Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC) is proposing to revise its customs duty on goods imported by courier companies. The DRC taxes such goods t


National Assembly bye-elections on June 29 New! 2021-05-15 05:27:22Bye-elections in Mongar and Nganglam constituencies will be held on June 29, according to a notification issued today by the Election Commission of Bh

Boulder export from P’ling still on halt New! 2021-05-15 05:26:21Export of boulders from Phuentsholing has not resumed after it was stopped on April 17, following the third lockdown in the town.

Registration of cottage-scale industries made easy New! 2021-05-15 05:25:32Registration of cottage-scale businesses can be done online now.  

Man disappears after fatally stabbing roommate  New! 2021-05-15 05:24:38A 36-year-old man from Samtse was found stabbed in his apartment in Babesa, Thimphu yesterday. The deceased was stabbed in the chest.  

Working together separately? New! 2021-05-15 05:21:13The outcome of the recently concluded mid-term review of the 12th Plan would be seen at the end of the Plan, but what transpired during the marathon o

Bhutanese personal laws are gender neutral, not gender New! 2021-05-15 05:20:37Kuensel reported that a study carried out by an international organization called Dignity Alliance International (DAI) and Equality Now stated that "

Bhutan has the highest quality of leadership: WHO   New! 2021-05-15 05:20:08Since the beginning of the pandemic in the country, His Majesty The King has spent almost 80 percent of his time outside the palace, mostly in the bor

Nu 6.6 billion worth of cars imported in New! 2021-05-15 05:19:06The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the economy and livelihoods, but one sector that was not affected, going by records, is the import of motor vehicl

No bus service between Haa and Paro New! 2021-05-15 05:18:14It has been a year since there has not been a bus service between Haa and Paro.

Animal feed price hike worries farmers New! 2021-05-15 05:17:17Following the increase in prices of raw materials in India, prices of poultry and pig feed increased by 10 percent and cattle feed increased by 5 perc

Man charged for rape of a minor New! 2021-05-15 05:16:31The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) charged a 28-year-old-man to  Pemagatshel Court last week for alleged rape of a minor and incest.&n

In isolation: My Covid-19 experience New! 2021-05-15 05:15:32Testing positive for Covid-19 has more psychological impact than the virus actually does to your physical health. Once you know that you have the viru

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