English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Country’s economy showing signs of recovery: PM

The country’s Gross Domestic Product has increased to 6.8 percent in 2014 from 2.05 percent in 2013, the Prime Minister, while presenting the State of the Nation Report, said.

DHI discusses its decreased profitability

Increase in domestic consumption of energy, poor hydrology and the economic recession following the shortage of Indian rupee in 2012 were the major reasons that contributed to decreased profitability of Druk Holding and Investments (DHI).

Ambassador of Fiji calls on PM

Ambassador of Fiji to Bhutan, Yogesh Jitendra Karan called on the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang, this afternoon.

People in Batpalathang area in bumthang rescued a two-year-old deer, this afternoon. The dogs had chased the deer from Deekiling area to Chamkhar River. It had sustained several cut and scratch marks. The deer will be released back to forest after it recovers.

His Majesty graces closing of parliament

His Majesty the King graced the closing session of the fifth Session of the second parliament, today.

PM says more private colleges needed

Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay said there is a need for more private colleges in the country with increasing number of Bhutanese students seeking university education in India every year.

All the gewogs to have a bank each

The Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, while presenting the State of the Nation report, all the gewogs in the country will have a bank each by the end of next year. Today, of the 205 gewogs, only 19 have banks.

Fuel price revised

Petrol price was revised upward by 59 paise a litre while diesel prices was revised downwards by Rs 1.3 starting yesterday midnight.

Bhutan loses to China

Bhutan lost by 6 goals to zero against China in the second round of the World Cup qualifier played in Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, today.

PM meets Transport Ministers of three countries

The transport ministers of Bangladesh, India and Nepal jointly called on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay on the sidelines of the Meeting of BBIN Transport Ministers at Hotel Le Meridian in Thimphu, today.

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