English | Dzongkha Sunday, March 24, 2019

His Holiness consecrates Goenpa Karp in Lhuentse

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated Goenpa Kabaap Choeling commonly known as Goenpa Karp at Khoma in Lhuentse on March 16. It took almost four years to complete the major facelift works at the monastery and construct a few new structures.
Monks from Lhuentse Rabdhey, Goenpa Karp and Namdroling Goenzin Dratshang joined His Holiness for the […]

Government reviewing SOEs

The government is looking at doing away with some of the State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and handing it over to the private sector. A task team committee is currently reviewing the 16 existing SOEs across the country.

Pelden wins bronze at Special Olympics

A Bhutanese athlete, Pelden,36, won a bronze medal in the men’s shot-put category at this year’s Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi.

Opposition says govt. has fully achieved only one pledge in 120 days

The opposition says the government’s own assessment of its 120 days achievement is overrated and hyped. The government recently claims to have fulfilled most of its 25 pledges.  

Tsheringma Drupchu to be restored after Nikachhu Hydropower Project completes

Good news for the people of Tangsibji Gewog in Trongsa. Their popular holy water, Tsheringma Drupchhu, will be restored from the source after the completion of Nikachhu Hydropower Project. The project is scheduled to be complete in April 2021.

His Majesty grants audience to scholarship recipients

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the recipients of the undergraduate scholarships administered by the ministry of education, at the Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong yesterday.  

Bhutan hopes to attract investors through CSIs says Foreign Minister

Enhancing private sector and civil society organisations’ (CSO) involvement through Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) was one of the key discussions at 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM) says the Foreign Minister.

Development partners assure support to Bhutan beyond 2023

The United Nations agencies and other development partners assured their assistance to Bhutan even after its graduation from Least Developed Country (LDC) category in 2023. The development partners also commit to support Bhutan for a smooth transition at the 14th Round Table Meeting (RTM) held in Thimphu.

128 students of ‘Learn and Earn’ programme register for loan deferment scheme

The loan repayment deferment scheme for the students who went to Japan under ‘Learn and Earn’ programme, saw 128 students registering for the scheme so far, since the implementation this month.

Prime Minister to visit Bangladesh

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering is scheduled to leave for the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka on 12th of next month.

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