English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

India’s financial assistance will help ease liquidity and boost economy: Prime Minister

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, said the financial assistance the Indian government committed to release, including funding the economic stimulus plan, will help to ease liquidity and boost economy. He was presenting the  State of the Nation Report, including the plans and priorities of the government, to the joint sitting of the Parliament, today.

Our relations with India truly unshakable: PM

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, spoke about Bhutan’s foreign relations at length while presenting the State of the Nation Report, today. He said Bhutan’s credentials as a sovereign independent nation are well established.

Demarcation of northern border making progress: PM

The State of the Nation Report presented by the Prime Minister in the Parliament, today, states that the demarcation of the northern border with China is making progress.

Prime Minister presents State of the Nation Report

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, presented the State of the Nation Report in the Parliament, today. The report includes 20 different topics that are of national interest. Monarchs, foreign relations, security, law and order, economy, democracy, media, private sector, roads and agriculture were some of important topics mentioned in the report.

Pay Commission to be formed next month

The State of the Nation Report, which was presented in the Parliament today, says the government will form the Pay Commission within the next month to examine the salaries and allowances of civil servants, local government functionaries and other public officials.

His Holiness in Nganglam

His Holiness the Je Khenpo arrived in Nganglam, on Saturday. His Holiness, who is on a religious tour, is visiting Nganglam for the first time. Although, it was raining when His Holiness arrived, hundreds of locals and students of Nganglam Higher and Lower Secondary schools waited to welcome His Holiness and receive blessings.

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Zhemgang

A cyclone wreaked havoc and destruction in Zhemgang at around 8.30 -9:00pm, on Saturday. Villagers say, the cyclone lasted for about 45 minutes.

2,400 graduates attend NGOP

This year, with the theme “In Quest of Productive Citizen”, a total of over 2,400 graduates, are attending the National Graduate Orientation Programme. The programme started yesterday.

In Gelephu, the final of the Yangphel style Khuru tournament was held yesterday. Team Charo Nga bagged the first prize, while Singye Dradul took home the second price. The final was played between Charo Nga, Singye Dradul and Rock Star 5 Shooter United.

The South Asian Karate-Do-Club Championship 2013 was held at the YHS Hall in the Capital, yesterday. Bhutan won the largest number of medals, followed by Nepal and India. In team category, Nepal stood first, followed by Bhutan and India.The prizes were distributed by His Royal Highness Prince, Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck. A total of 250 students participated in the event.

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