English | Dzongkha Monday, April 22, 2019

Chillies’ price hike impacts consumers

Hike in the price of chillies following its import ban is taking a toll on consumers in Thimphu. A kilogram of chillies now costs Nu 300-400. About a week ago, a kilogram of chillies costs about Nu 100.

Australia Awards for Bhutan to resume next year

The Australia Awards for Bhutan will resume starting next year.

4-D wood carving stands out at an exhibition

The Zorig Exhibition held at the Zorig Chusum Institute in Thimphu on Wednesday saw some fine displays of art but a Four-Dimensional Zhabdrung Phuensum Tshogpa’s wood carving was the standout piece.

NA ratifies Paris Agreement

The National Assembly ratified the Paris Agreement, today. Members of Parliament had endorsed all the articles of the agreement, yesterday.

Opposition questions the government on RTI Bill

The Opposition questioned the government on the Right to Information Bill, which has become a dead bill.

NA passes Bhutan Red Cross Society Bill

The National Assembly passed the Bhutan Red Cross Society Bill, today. The act will help the public in times of calamities and natural disaster.

Health ministry detects 23 new HIV cases

The Ministry of Health has detected 23 new HIV cases taking the number of detection to 55, this year alone. Of the 23, 10 are female and one minor.

Vacant Gyadrung posts affect Paro

Some of the local leaders in Paro are confused as to why they are not allowed to recruit Gyadrung or clerks. They said it is not a new post and all other gewog offices still have Gyadrung.

New city buses to hit Thimphu’s road

New city buses will hit the road of Thimphu in two weeks time. Of the 18 buses, three will go to Phuentshogling.

Dr. R. Nithiyanandam recognised for providing scholarships to underprivileged Bhutanese

The Managing Director and owner of Sree Ramu College of Arts and Science of India, Dr. R. Nithiyanandam was awarded Rigsum National Education Award in recognition for providing scholarships to underprivileged Bhutanese youth.

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