English | Dzongkha Wednesday, February 20, 2019

12th FYP, annual budget top agenda of upcoming National Council session

The 12th Five Year Plan and Annual Budget 2018-2019 are high on agenda for the 22nd session of the National Council, which begins on Wednesday.

ACC charges former labour minister and DG of corrupt practices

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says the former labour and human resources minister, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, and the serving Director General of the Department of Employment and Human Resources, Sherab Tenzin, have engaged in unethical practices that amount to corruption.
The ACC uncovered the corrupt practices while carrying out investigations into the ministry’s alleged collusion and […]

ACC calls for cancellation of BEO’s license, says it was illegally licensed

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says the Bhutan Employment Overseas (BEO) was illegally established and has called for cancellation of its license.

Government awaits environment clearance for Shingkhar-Gorgan highway

The government hopes to start the construction of Shingkhar-Gorgan highway in the current five year plan.

Management of surface collection of sand and stones

The government is to ask the Office of Attorney General (OAG) to study, from a legal point of view, the feasibility of handing over the management of surface collection of sand and stones to the Department of Geology and Mines.

Horned lark spotted in Haa Gakidling

A forester and two rangers working with the Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve sighted a horned lark in Gakidling Gewog in Haa on December 20.

Black-necked cranes spotted in Punakha

Three black-necked cranes were spotted for the first time in Tanag village in Dzomi Gewog, Punakha yesterday.

GoI commits Rs 45bn to Bhutan for 12th FYP

The Government of India (GoI) committed Rs 45 bn to Bhutan for the 12th Five-Year-Plan (FYP).

Father held for allegedly raping his 10-year-old daughter

Police in Pangbang under Zhemgang Dzongkhag arrested a man in his mid 30s for allegedly raping his 10-year-old daughter at Lichibi Village under Goshing Gewog.

Nganglam Moenlam Chenmo begins

The Moenlam Chenmo in Nganglam began today. It is presided over by His Holiness Je Khenpo.

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