English | Dzongkha Friday, November 24, 2017

Bhutanese documentary film ‘The Next Guardian’ screened in the Netherlands

A feature documentary film ‘The Next Guardian,’ from Bhutan was screened at the International Documentary Film festival Amsterdam, IDFA, in the Netherlands yesterday.

ACC recommends CSOA to take administrative actions against BFA officials

In a letter written to the Chairman of Civil Society Organisation Authority (CSOA) last week, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) recommended to take administrative actions against Bhutan Film Association (BFA) officials after finding a series of procedural lapses in the 16th National Film Award, 2016.

Special RBP team investigates Nganglam OC case

A special team from the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) is investigating  battery allegations against Officer Commanding (OC) of Nganglam Police Station.

Australian Govt. gives funds to UNDP, UNICEF, WHO & WFP in Bhutan

The Australian Government through the UN Partnership to Promote the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD) will provide funds of US$ 400,000 to UNDP, UNICEF, and WHO in Bhutan.

ECB conducts public hearing for delimitation of NA constituencies

With the 2018 parliamentary elections drawing closer, political parties as well as the election commission are gearing up for it. As the Election Act mandates, the ECB is in the process of conducting public hearing for delimitation of National Assembly constituencies.  

Fire guts two houses in Zhemgang

Two traditional Bhutanese houses in Yebilatsa, Zhemgang were razed to the ground by fire yesterday.

Condom machine installed in Trashigang to reduce STIs

With setting up of condom vending machine in Trashigang, health officials are hoping to promote safe sex and reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV/AIDs in the dzongkhag.

New vegetable market opens in Tsimalakha

Farmers of Chapcha, Geling and Bjabchhog Gewogs in Chhukha now have a proper place to sell their farm produce. Thanks to the newly built Sunday vegetable market in Tsimalakha, which was inaugurated on Sunday.  

Celebrating children’s creative spirit on children’s day

Over 40 photographs taken by Bhutanese children, including school students, monks and nuns, were put on display at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) as the World Children’s Day was marked yesterday.

NA endorses DTA Agreement between Bhutan and Bangladesh

The National Assembly, today, passed the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between the governments of Bhutan and Bangladesh. The agreement will now be forwarded to the National Council for deliberation.

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