English | Dzongkha Thursday, April 18, 2019

Losel Rigpai Jungney Lobdra upgraded to shedra

The Losel Rigpai Jungney Lobdra at Bajo Lhakhang in Wangdue Phodrang is now upgraded to a Shedra. Her Majesty the Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, Her Royal Highness Sonam Dechan Wangchuck and Vairotsana Rinpoche Ngawang Jigme Jigten Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the new Shedra yesterday.

Former PM’s response to HE expenses

In response to the Royal Audit Authority’s (RAA) Hospitality and Entertainment (HE) expenses report of 2015-2016, the former Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay says the inclusion of in-country travels under HE expenses was one of the reasons for the huge amount.

Community ECCD centre for children in remote Lungo

 Children of Lungo, a remote village in Laya now have access to early childhood care and development (ECCD) centre. It is for the first time that such a centre has been established at the highest altitude.

His Majesty grants Dhar to new RCSC Chairperson and Commissioners

His Majesty The King granted Dhar to the newly appointed chairperson and four commissioners of Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) at the Tashichhodzong today.

Top performing schools in 2018

Sarpang and Trashigang have the highest number of top performing schools in 2018. Seven schools in Sarpang district topped in classes three and six while Trashigang has the highest number of top-ranked schools in classes 10 and 12.

Bhutanese economy expected to grow moderately according to ADB report

Bhutanese economy is expected to grow moderately this year as well as the following year according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) report, which was released yesterday.

Labour minister leaves for Japan to meet ‘Learn and Earn’ programme students

A Bhutanese delegation led by the Labour and Human Resources Minister left for Japan yesterday. The team will discuss issues related to the Learn and Earn Programme and seek the support of the Japanese government in resolving it.

Waste management in Thimphu town

It has been about four years since the Thimphu Thromde outsourced the waste management to the private firms to ease the waste problem in the town.

BBIN motor vehicle agreement, hydropower discussed during PM’s visit to Bangladesh

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering says the Bangladeshi government understands the emotions, the positive and negative impacts of Bhutan joining the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement.

Bhutan, Bangladesh to establish Joint Business Council

Bhutan and Bangladesh will soon establish a Joint Business Council for the business communities of the two countries to work together, foster friendship and understanding.

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