English | Dzongkha Thursday, December 14, 2017

Bhutan hosts Asian Parliamentary Assembly

The three-day Asian Parliamentary Assembly of Standing Committee Meeting on Social and Cultural Affairs begins from today in Thimphu.

Drug test compulsory for civil servants from 2018

Starting January 1, 2018, all new recruitment into the civil service will have to undergo a mandatory drug test.

Queen Mother inaugurates an exhibition on Trima pattern

Her Majesty The Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck inaugurated an exhibition titled “Trima -Discontinuous weft pattern” at the Royal Textile Academy in Thimphu today.

Import from India to be cheaper by up to 28%

The prices of all goods imported from India will now fall by zero to 28 percent. This is as per the directive issued by the Office of Consumer Protection under the economic affairs ministry on August 29.

Farm road construction machinery handed over to 20 districts

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay and the Agriculture and Forests Minister Yeshey Dorji handed over farm road construction machinery to the 20 districts yesterday at Central Machinery Unit in Bumthang.

Incorporating Conservation Agriculture can help achieve SDG, say experts

Bhutanese farmers can incorporate good practices of Conservation Agriculture into organic farming to achieve some of the Sustainable Development Goals and sustainable agriculture in the country.

Man dies in bolero accident

A 42-year-old man from Samdrup Jongkhar died shortly after arriving at Dewathang hospital after the bolero he was travelling in went off the road in Wangphu Gewog.

Bhutan’s under-19 cricket team prepares for ACC East Region Cup

Bhutan’s under-19 cricket team is preparing for the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Eastern Region Cup. The tournament which will be hosted by the Malaysian Cricket Association will start on September 10.

Goods worth Nu 65,000 disposed of in Samtse

Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority(BAFRA) disposed off goods worth over Nu 65,000 in their biological pit in Samtse today.

Incessant downpour wreaks havoc in Gelegphu

A part of Gelegphu-Assam highway, near the Bhutan-India border gate in Sarpang was washed away following continuous rainfall since yesterday.

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