English | Dzongkha Friday, November 24, 2017

MoWHS to draft National Sanitation and Hygiene Policy

During the first consultative workshop in the capital, yesterday, the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) underlined that it is going to come up with an integrated National Sanitation and Hygiene Policy.

Bhutan gives go-ahead to implement BBIN agreement in 3 countries

The government has given green signal for the implementation of Motor Vehicles Agreement for Regulation of Passenger, Personal and Cargo Vehicular Traffic between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal (BBIN) among the three member countries only.

Je Khenpo presides over the great prayer ceremony in Trongsa

His Holiness the Je Khenpo is presiding over the five day Moenlam Chenmo in Trongsa, since today. Over 150 monks from Trongsa Dratshang are reciting the prayers.

Chamkhar residents’ renewed hope after HH Je Khenpo’s visit

Bumthang’s commercial hub, Chamkhar town is filled with an air of relief as His Holiness the Je Khenpo finally ends a three-day ritual to avert misfortunes in the town which has seen several fire disasters in recent memory.

Govt. completes 13 projects under PTA for 11th plan

The government has completed 13 projects under the Project-Tied Assistance (PTA) of the Government of India (GoI) for the 11th Five Year Plan. Fifty seven additional projects under the same assistance will be over in June, 2018.

Bhutan to experience moderate shower this year

Bhutan will receive a moderate rainfall this year. This was revealed by experts and scientists from South Asia at the South Asian Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF) in Thimphu, recently.

Norway Visa Centre now in Thimphu

Bhutanese will now be able to apply for Norway Visa in Bhutan without having to travel to India. Bhutan Visa Application Centre has opened Norway Visa Centre in Thimphu. The centre started delivering services, since yesterday.

Bhutan observes International Girls in ICT Day

Along with the global community, Bhutan marked the International Girls in ICT Day in the capital, today. The event was marked for the first time in the country.

Je Khenpo administers Goenpoi-Tong-Tshog to ward off misfortunes

His Holiness the Je Khenpo administered Goenpoi-Tong-Tshog on the second day of the rituals performed to ward off misfortunes in Bumthang yesterday.

65 patients undergo free surgery in Paro

Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck met with the patients and 20 surgeons at the surgery camp in Paro yesterday.

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