English | Dzongkha Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Thimphu will have over 1,000 enumerators during PHC

Thimphu Thromde will have some 1,140 enumerators for the second Population and Housing Census (PHC) which begins on Tuesday (May 30).

Thimphu has highest number of students with substance abuse problems: Education Minister

Schools in Thimphu recorded the highest number of students abusing substance, compared to schools in other dzongkhags last year.

Their Majesties receive His Holiness

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen received His Holiness the Je Khenpo and the central monastic body at the Lingkana palace yesterday.

Former ACC Chairperson joins Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party

The Former Chairperson of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Dasho Neten Zangmo joined Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) to contest for the 2018 parliamentary election.

Purjang of Khenpo Karpo’s Kudung held at Takila

The purjang ceremony of Khenpo Karpo’s Kudung was held at Takila in Lhuntse yesterday. Khenpo passed away on January 19 at Bumrungrad hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. Khenpo was 82.

DHI’s income increases by 11 percent

Druk Holding and Investments recorded an increase of Nu 4bn in its total income for 2016. This is an increase of 11 percent from 2015, according to its annual report released today.

Most MPs in favour of establishing Stabilisation Fund

Most National Assembly members supported the establishment of Stabilisation Fund. The government, in its budget report of 2017-18 pointed out that the fund will serve as monetary as well as fiscal policy and investment objectives.

Austria grants over €1m to royal government

The government of Austria granted over €1m to the royal government. To this effect, the grant agreement was inked between the two governments in Thimphu yesterday.

EU to provide financial assistance to CSOs

A European Union (EU) programme to support Civil Society Organisations or CSOs was launched in Thimphu yesterday.

Electrical short circuits blamed for many house fires

Most of the house fires in the country are caused by electrical short circuit, according to police records. Last year, Thimphu alone reported 18 house fire cases. Almost half of it was due to electrical short circuit.

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