English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Opposition Leader questions the government on borrowings

The Opposition Leader, Tshering Tobgay, questioned the government on the country’s debt during the deliberation in the National Assembly, yesterday.

Tshering Tobgay denies association with Bhutanomics

Earlier this month, a satirical website, Bhutanomics, created a stir by accusing the government of blocking its website. Once again it has come under the limelight after a comment appeared on the Opposition Leader’s Facebook.

Senior police officer suspended for alleged rape

(Update:) The senior police officer who allegedly raped a minor has been suspended and detained in Gelephu. This was done in line with the provisions of the Police Act and the Police Service Rules and Regulations.

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources signed an MOU with Shaun Communication Bhutan, a private firm, yesterday afternoon. The MoU was signed to train some 200 job seekers, who have studied till class twelve or above, in business process outsourcing.

Bhutan Amateur Athletic Federation in collaboration with Bhutan Olympic Committee is starting after school hour coaching program. The pilot program opened to the students yesterday in the capital.

People of Pangthang Daza  in Pemagatshel receives community forest covering an area of over 118 acres.

10th session of National Council concludes

The 10th and final session of the National Council concluded, today with members unanimously agreeing to be a member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

900 oxygen cylinders seized for non-declaration

Customs officials in Phuentsholing confiscated 900 oxygen cylinders in a non-declaration and diversion case on Monday morning.

Bhutan-India Plan Talks

The Plan Talks between the governments of Bhutan and India will be held in New Delhi on 27-28 February 2013. During the Talks, the two sides will review the progress of the 10th Five Year Plan (FYP).

Rupee crunch likely to continue for next five years

The current rupee crunch is likely to continue for the next five years, the Royal Monetary Authority projects. The net Indian Rupee reserves are predicted to hit about negative 20 billion in the next few years. This was pointed out in the report on the shortage of rupee by the economic affairs committee of the National Council.

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