English | Dzongkha Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Invaluable role of Music of Bhutan Research Centre

Archiving and documentation play an invaluable role in preserving the rich cultural heritage of any country. By recording and making available the music, arts, knowledge and traditions, it helps to spread a broader understanding and respect for different cultures.

BT launches ‘Paku’- mobile financial solution

The launch of Paku– a mobile financial solution will enable unbanked population in the country to do financial transaction.

Lack of funds- barrier to implementing HPE curriculum

The Health and Physical Education (HPE) was introduced as a curriculum in primary schools in 2009. However, some remote schools have not been able to effectively implement the curriculum even today.

NC Chairperson elect requests court to dismiss petition against him by candidate Passang Thrinlee

The National Council Chairperson elect, Tashi Dorji, requested the High Court to dismiss the petition filed by candidate Passang Thrinlee against him.

Black carbon emissions increase

Bhutan is known to be one of the countries with the cleanest air but recent reports suggest the country’s air may not be as clean as it is thought to be. An increase in black carbon concentration has been observed in recent times.
Black carbon is fine particles in smoke emitted by diesel engines and […]

Bhutan Red Cross Society starts preparing Pre-disaster Agreement

Bhutan Red Cross Society (BRCS) takes first step towards formulating Pre-disaster Agreement in the country.

RMA launches Druk microFin for customers of microfinance institutions

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) launched Druk microFin- the mobile banking app for the customers of all Microfinance institutions and Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) in Thimphu yesterday.

Taxi drivers in Gelegphu speak out about lack of parking spaces

As the number of taxi operators swell in Gelegphu Town, getting a space to park taxis in designated taxi parking has become a nightmarish experience.

45 people arrested on drug charges from April till now

From the beginning of April (last month) till now, Thimphu Police nabbed 45 people on various drug and tobacco related cases.

OAG charges Indian man with voluntary manslaughter

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) has forwarded a voluntary manslaughter case involving a 26-year-old Indian man to Samdrup Jongkhar District Court, yesterday.

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