English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Nu.1 MN as vehicle quota to the MPs

The Pay Commission Report recommends Nu. 1 MN as vehicle quota to the parliamentarians. Each MP receive Nu. 700,000 as vehicle quota as of now.

NA discusses need to promote tourism in the East

The need to promote and increase tourism in the eastern region and also to reduce the government tax on tourism was highlighted at the National Assembly, yesterday.

Shingkhar-Gorgan highway given a green signal

A few members of the National Assembly indicated economic benefit of Lhuentse is more important than the conservation of environment. They were debating on the 55 KM Shingkhar-Gorgan highway, which will pass through the core area of Thrumshingla National Park; home to the Tigers and other endangered animals.

Suspension of boat service makes Chhuzanggang’s residents unhappy

People of Chhuzanggang Gewog in Saprang are not happy with the suspension of boat operation across Moa River.

His Majesty grants audience to scouts

His Majesty the King granted an audience to the scouts attending the Scouts Commitment Ceremony. His Majesty encouraged the students to learn important values as scouts and grow up to be capable future citizens.

NA strikes off 10 years experience for NC aspirants

The National Assembly (NA) rejected the clause put forth by the National Council (NC) which states that NC aspirants should have a minimum of 10 years work experience.

Paro police seizes 90 pieces of Sandalwood

The Paro police seized 90 pieces of Sandalwood from a man in Tsento Gewog in Paro on Monday evening. The sandalwood weighing 733 kilograms was seized at 6pm from his house in Tsento Gewog.

Social media: Are we creating a happy society?

The popularity of social media is growing in the country. There are about 80,000 Facebook users in the country. We took a look at the different aspects of social media and if it is contributing, in anyway, to create a happy society.

PM meets Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, held a bilateral meeting with India’s New Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi this morning.

Indian Government releases Nu.2.5 BN

The Bhutan government received a cheque of Nu.2.598 BN from the Government of India. Of the total, Nu.2 BN is the Excise Duty Refund for the year 2012. Nu.500 MN comes as the fourth installment of the Economic Stimulus Plan.

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