English | Dzongkha Monday, August 20, 2018

Parliament to discuss state funding for political parties

State funding for the political parties has been proposed for discussions in the forth coming session of the parliament. The proposal came from the members of the National Assembly.

Another pay raise discussion to be tabled in the parliament

The National Assembly Speaker has confirmed with BBS that the 6th session of the parliament will discuss and hopefully decide on the pay revision for the civil servants. The discussion, he said will be based on the recommendations given by the Pay Comission last year.

PM leaves for Sri Lanka

The Prime Minister and his entourage were seen off at the Paro international airport by the Home and Cultural Affairs Minister, Lyonpo Minjur Dorji, the Finance Minister Lyonpo Wangdi Norbu, the Chief of Protocol and Paro Dzongkhag officials.

Fire guts down a hut

A hut in Dopshari village under Shari Geog in Paro was razed to ground by a fire last night. The fire broke out at around 9:50 pm. Fire fighters managed to control the fire at around 1 am this morning.

Bhutanese Boxers at the Asian Games faring well

Bhutanese boxers at the Asian games in Guangzhou in China are at their best.

Bhutan has the capacity to produce 30,000 MW of electricity

Experts from neigbouring countries and some from as far as Germany are in Thimphu to discuss how to accelerate development of hydropower in Bhutan by identifying its challenges and opportunities. The three day international conference began yesterday. The opening was graced by the Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinley. Addressing the gathering Lyonchhoen said, energy is one of the main aspects for accelerating development.

No BGs in Druk School

Early morning and some students of Druk School can be seen directing traffic flow. But they are there, not just for that. They have a much greater responsibility, the responsibility to keep an eye on whether any government vehicles are coming to drop their peers to school.

Drapham Dzong built 400 years ago

How many of us know about Drapham Dzong in Bumthang. Not many. But we will soon get to know with the completion of the monograph or a detailed report of the archeological works on the Dzong. The report is expected to be out by 2012. The three year project was carried out jointly by the Department of Culture and the Swiss government. The finding of the excavation was presented to the home and cultural affairs minister during the third steering committee meeting today.

Ambassadors of Korea and Thailand present their credentials

The ambassadors of the Republic of Korea and Thailand presented their credentials to His Majesty the King today.

PM on why Happiness should be considered as the Ninth MDG

The Prime Minister, Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinley, addressed the annual cluster Meeting of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia Pacific in Dhaka, Bangladesh through video conference on Saturday.

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