English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Her Majesty launches Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences

Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen launched the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan, this morning. The Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan is an autonomous university mandated with the conduct of education and training programme in medical and health sciences.

RCSC reassigns “surrendered” secretaries

The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) decided that the three surrendered government secretaries will be reassigned. It means they will continue to serve as civil servants but not in their current positions. The commission is yet to decide on their new posts.

Bhutan to go digital from analogue

Bhutan is preparing to change its broadcasting system from analogue to Digital. The Ministry of Information and Communications says the transition, known as Digital Migration, is inevitable for the country.

His Holiness presides over Dramar Drupchen

His Holiness the Je Khenpo is presiding over a nine-day Dramar Drupchen at Namdruling Goenzin Dratshang in Lhuentse

Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Bhutan

The new Indian Foreign Secretary Dr. S. Jai Shankar will be in the country tomorrow on a two-day official visit. This is Dr. Jaishankar’s first official visit abroad after assuming the post of Foreign Secretary in January, this year.

Bhutan aims to eradicate malaria by 2018

Bhutan National Strategic plan 2015-20 aims to eradicate malaria spreading from cross border interaction by 2018. It is the priority of the Health Ministry to make Bhutan a Malaria free country by 2020.

Foreign Minister contests charges in Lhakhang Karpo case

The Foreign Minister, Rinzin Dorje said the basis under which he was charged did not lead to any violation of laws, rules and regulations. The minister, who has decided not to take a lawyer, was submitting his opening statement to the Haa District Court on Lhakhang Karpo case, today.

Overseas Employment Scheme failing?

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources’ overseas employment is proving to be unsuccessful. The ministry has managed to send only 176 Bhutanese for employment abroad since the scheme began in December 2013. Some 30,000 job-seekers are to be sent to abroad within the 11th plan period, under the scheme.

PM reviews midterm performances

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay said the performance of Gross National Happiness Commission and five ministries; education, information and communication, economic affairs, health and labour is impressive.

GNHC receives Nu.385 M

The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) received a cheque of Nu.385 M for the second batch of Small Development Projects from the Indian government.

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