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National CSI bank with lending size up to New! 2020-02-22 08:47:08The government inaugurated the National Cottage and Small Industry (CSI) Development Bank in Paro, coinciding with the Birthday of His Majesty the Kin

Judiciary signs an Oath of Allegiance to His New! 2020-02-22 08:45:02Rededicating their responsibilities to gain public trusts and confidence, the Judiciary signed an Oath of Allegiance to His Majesty The King. With thi

2200 prayer flags consecrated along the roads of New! 2020-02-22 08:43:20Gyalsey Trulku Jigme Tenzin Wangpo, along with Gyalwa Shacha Trulku and Je Geduen Rinchen’s Trulku Yangseys, consecrated 2200 Lung Dhar or praye

Thimphu Tech Park launches Centre of Excellence for New! 2020-02-22 08:42:47In a move towards building professional capacity in software engineering and to export services, Thimphu Tech Park launched the Centre of Excellence f

Service delivery through digital technology, RSEB New! 2020-02-22 08:41:40The Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB) launched three online-based systems yesterday. Impact Bhutan, a fundraising platform and automated repo

Lonely Planet officially declares Bhutan as number one New! 2020-02-22 08:40:42Coinciding with the 40th Birthday of His Majesty, the Lonely Planet has officially declared Bhutan as number one country to travel for 2020 and launch

Autsho will soon have a fuel station- Lhuentse New! 2020-02-22 08:39:29After waiting for over a couple of years, Autsho residents under Tsaenkhar Gewog in Lhuentse will soon get a fuel station. It will be at Jachung, a fe

Two months extension for the lessees at the New! 2020-02-22 08:38:00Gelegphu Thromde grants two months extension to some plot owners who are not able to pay lease payment for using land at Industrial Service Centre (IS

His Holiness the Je Khenpo presides over Sangay 2020-02-21 07:27:05His Holiness the Je Khenpo graced the celebration of His Majesty’s 40th Birthday at Namdruling Geonzin Dratshang in Lhuentse today. The pos

Govt’s projects to commemorate the 40th Birthday of 2020-02-21 07:26:58Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering called for unity in fulfilling the visions of our Monarchs. Lyonchhen laid out the government's plan covering econom

Tarayana MicroFinance- developing the rural communities 2020-02-20 07:06:56To enable rural communities in the country to progress out of poverty with increased income growth, Her Majesty the Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuc

Standardized prayer books for schools 2020-02-20 07:06:51Schools across the country will have standard prayer books now. Her Majesty the Queen Mother Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck and Dorji Lopen launched the p


Bhutan leads climate action in mountainous regions 2020-02-21 02:25:41Mountain ecosystems are sensitive to the impacts of climate change and are being affected at a faster rate than other terrestrial habitats.

Tarayana launches micro loans for rural development 2020-02-21 02:24:51To meet the financial needs of rural communities, the Tarayaya Foundation has launched the Tarayana Micro Finance (TMF) for rural development programm

Practice of school ranking unfair: GG Committee 2020-02-21 02:23:02The National Council’s Good Governance Committee reported that the criteria used for rating schools in school ranking system was unfair and has

Tribute to King and the nation 2020-02-21 02:22:37The nation’s come together this day for a very special celebration. It is His Majesty’s 40th Birth Anniversary.

Lumang residents wait for a bridge over Demri 2020-02-21 02:22:01With every rainfall and the impending monsoon, villagers in three chiwogs of  Lumang in Trashigang are worried about crossing Demri and Shoskomre

Bhutanese refraining from gatherings hurts Dadgari businesses 2020-02-21 02:21:13As much as people in Gelephu and nearby gewogs depend on Dadgari village in Assam, India for trade, the small Indian settlement’s main customers

Luejong: Dancing for a healthy life 2020-02-21 02:20:19This rooster song is an evergreen song among many Bhutanese. The lyrics are simple, the dance steps fun and it is a sing-along song.

Transporters against Indian trucks ferrying boulder 2020-02-21 02:18:51Exporters and transporters in Gelephu remain divided on the proposal to allow Indian trucks to ferry boulders to Bangladesh from the border town. 

NA rejects motion to bring select public services 2020-02-21 02:17:07The National Assembly rejected the motion to include farm shops, power tiller services, fuel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) depots and community in

National football players to receive Nu 30,000 in 2020-02-21 02:16:40 Players of the Bhutan football national team will receive a salary of Nu 30,000 per month from next month, a 200 percent increase in their month

Gewog finds solution to water shortage 2020-02-21 02:15:57Ngatshang gewog in Mongar has been coping up with an acute shortage of water for both drinking and agriculture. They are not complaining anymore. They

Canadian govt. to offer biometrics service 2020-02-21 02:14:40The government of Canada would offer biometrics collection service in Thimphu on March 16 and 17.

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Druk Wangditse Lhakhang dedicated to His Majesty 2020-02-08 04:11:19His Majesty The King, His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Their Majesties the Gyalyums, His Royal Highness The Gyalsey and members of the Royal Family

Bhutan to face Security and Monitoring issues with 2020-02-08 04:05:31The government achieved a major feat in introducing the Nu 1,200 SDF for regional tourists and getting it passed in both the National Assembly and the

629 Chinese tourists visited Bhutan from 1st January 2020-02-08 04:02:30MoH says it is prepared to deal with Corona From 1st January to 7th February 2020 a total of 2,890 tourists visited Bhutan of which there were 629 Chi

NC exempts 15 Dzongkhags from SDF fee 2020-02-07 22:35:49NC also adopted the Tourism Levy and Exemption Bill The Tourism Levy and Exemption Bill of Bhutan 2020 has been adopted by the National Council (NC) w

His Majesty The King with 82-year-old Kencho Tseten, 2020-02-01 03:27:4031 January, 2020: His Majesty The King with 82-year-old Kencho Tseten, in Dungkar, Lhuentse. Kencho Tseten was the very first person to cast votes for

Manufacturers ask for GST exemption to survive foreign 2020-02-01 03:24:42Association of Bhutanese Industries submits a letter to the Parliament and the Govt on concerns over GST The Bhutan Chambers of Commerce and Industry

NC targets foreign fronting and illegal investments with 2020-02-01 03:21:01Only violation proposed for domestic fronting involving two Bhutanese parties The last session of the National Assembly saw a lot of debate around the

Many Bhutanese call for a travel ban on 2020-02-01 00:57:42Chinese tourist tests negative for Corona virus: Health Minister There was much panic in the social media on Friday as a screen shot of an email writt

His Majesty grants Audience to teachers 2020-01-25 05:18:11His Majesty The King granted an Audience to ICT teachers from across the country who are attending a 12-day coding training which started, in Gelephu

MHPA MD rips into outdated Punatsangchu bidding documents 2020-01-25 05:13:50If there are two contrasting projects in Bhutan, then it is the 1,200 MW Punatsangchu I project hugely exceeding all time and budget limits, while the

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