English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Cabinet ministers, MPs to hand over kabney, pata, duty vehicles and vacate ministers’ enclave

As they complete their term tomorrow, the cabinet ministers will hand over their duty vehicles and office equipment, said the prime minister. He was speaking at Meet the Press session yesterday.

New Gelegphu hospital inaugurated

The new Gelegphu Central Regional Referral Hospital was inaugurated today. The heath minister and the Consul General of the Consulate Office of India in Phuentshogling, Ashish Middha, attended the inauguration ceremony.

Three more BHUs to be built in Thimphu

The health ministry will construct three more Grade I Basic Health Units (BHUs) in Thimphu. The BHUs will be built in Taba, Debsi-Phakha, and Babesa.

NHDCL colony to ease housing crunch in Phuentshogling

The National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDCL) has completed constructing 20 buildings in Phuentshogling. The prime minister inaugurated the buildings on Sunday.

DHI approves revised parental leave

The Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) issued a notice last month calling on all its companies to implement the revised parental leave with effect from July 1st this year.

PM, economic affairs minister urge Thimphu residents to switch to non-subsidized LPG

The non-subsidized LPG cylinders were introduced in February to ease the shortage of regular LPG gas supply. But only a handful of Thimphu residents have switched to non-subsidized gas six months down the line.

Shivalaya Madhir enables devotees to celebrate Hindu festival

The Hindu community in Sarpang usually travels to India around this time of the year to take part in Shravani Mela, a festival dedicated to Hindu god Shiva.

All set for upcoming election, says DPT

The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) says it is all set to contest the upcoming election. All 47 candidates have been finalized and the drafting of its manifesto is in the final stages.

New office building for departments of civil and census registration, and immigration

The Department of Civil and Census Registration and the Department of Immigration, both under the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, now have a new office building.
Located in Kawajangsa in Thimphu, the newly built office was inaugurated yesterday.
Until now, the two offices were located separately.
The Department of Civil and Census Registration was housed in Tashichhodzong, […]

Documentary film from Bhutan to be screened across Japan

The Next Guardian, a documentary film co-directed by Bhutanese film maker Arun Bhattarai and Hungarian film director Dorottya Zurbó, will be released in more than 20 cinemas across Japan next month.

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