English | Dzongkha Wednesday, September 26, 2018

ECB releases over Nu 7.6 M in campaign fund to 51 NA candidates

A total of 51 candidates of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) have applied for campaign fund as of today. The election commission has accordingly released Nu 150,000 to each candidate.

Making civil service small and efficient remains a daunting task

The aim of the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) is to maintain a small, compact and efficient civil service. But realising this aim still remains an uphill battle, states the annual report of the RCSC released recently.

Every drop counts in water scarce Dompola village of Punakha

Every election, parties come up with attractive pledges to woo the voters. But for the people who struggle with access to basic needs like drinking water, other promises seem fancy and out of sync with the reality.

Samdrupchhoeling shopkeepers issued lagthrams

For more than three decades, some 31 shopkeepers of Samdrupchhoeling Dungkhag in Samdrup Jongkhar lived on government land. The land is finally theirs now. 

HM Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck graces Bhutan Week in Delhi

Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck graced the inauguration of the ‘Bhutan Week’ in New Delhi as Chief Guest along with the Vice-President of India Venkaiah Naidu yesterday.  
The ‘Bhutan Week’ is being organized by the Royal Bhutanese Embassy in New Delhi in partnership with the Ministry of External Affairs of India, the Indian Council of […]

Bhutan ranks 134 in 2017 UN Human Development Index

Bhutan is ranked 134 out of 189 countries in the latest Human Development Index (HDI) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Concerns over unlicensed rafting operators in Punakha

It is the peak tourist season and the rafting companies in Punakha are busy. But not all the rafting companies are licensed. There are only two licensed operators.

Gelegphu Lower Secondary School to be downgraded to Primary by 2020

The Gelegphu Lower Secondary School will be downgraded to a Primary School by 2020. This was decided in the recent Thromde Tshogde.   

Lack of garbage truck impede waste management efforts in Gangtey

The picturesque Gangtey valley in Wangdue Phodrang is a popular tourist site in the country. Locals come together regularly to keep the valley clean.

DNT President: General election campaign to focus more on east constituencies

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) launched their campaign for the General Round of Third National Assembly Election 2018 in presence of the Bhutanese Media in Thimphu today.

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