English | Dzongkha Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Department of Forest and Park Services of Ministry of Agriculture and Forests signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Rural Economic Institute of south Korea, yesterday. The signing is for the collaboration in research, institutional and capacity development.

National Council presents its interim review on hydropower policy

The National Council today presented its interim review on Sustainable Hydropower Development Policy where it provided 13 observations and 11 areas of enquiry.
In its review so far, the council expressed its reservation on the methodology used in preparing Detailed Project Reports for hydropower projects. Besides, it also raised concerns on drying out funds from […]

NC discusses employment

Educational institutions and employing agencies need to chart out a long term human resource plan to ensure demand and supply of human resource is matched, according to the National Council.

Sample of Maggi noodles sent to Thailand to check lead content

The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) has sent samples of Maggi noodles to Thailand after Indian Media reported that it contained high amount of lead and Monosodium Glutamate. Monosodium glutamate is a flavour enhancer used in many processed food.

House allegedly set on fire on purpose

A house at Wengkhartshing under Dramedtse Gewog in Monggar was allegedly set on fire on purpose. The incident occurred last Sunday at around 11 PM when all the family members were asleep.

Government retaliates to Opposition’s critique on budget

The figure of Nu 4.3B indicated as the total original allocation for the first two years of the 11th Plan is completely wrong, says a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office.

His Majesty visits Merak

His Majesty King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen are in Merak, having arrived from Dewathang on Monday. The people of Merak welcomed their Majesties to their village with excitement and joy. This is His Majesty’s first historic visit to Merak village.

Government outlines budget

The total resource for the financial year 2015-16 is estimated to be about Nu 41B. The finance minister, Namgay Dorji presented the national budget report in National Assembly, today.

Government’s fiscal deficit on the rise

The economy’s fiscal deficit, which is total revenue minus expenditure increased by almost Nu 2B in the years 2015-16, according to the National Budget Report which the finance minister, Namgay Dorji presented at the National Assembly, today.

Lottery business discussed

The finance minister, Namgay Dorji said they would not have pledged to reinstate lottery business had they known the problems surrounding it.

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