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Moenlam Chhenmo in Thimphu concludes 2019-07-02 06:35:45A week-long annual Moenlam Chhenmo concluded today at Kuenselphodrang in Thimphu. His Holiness the Je Khenpo presided over the great prayer ceremony w

Generation What?-Bhutan project launched 2019-07-02 06:19:51To recommend and provide insights to relevant agencies and stakeholders regarding issues and challenges faced by the youth, Bhutan Broadcasting Servic

International standard cricket ground in Sarpang to be 2019-07-02 06:19:35The construction of first-ever international standard cricket ground resumed this year after two years of halt. The construction, which began in 2016,

NEC kick-starts Zero Waste Hour 2019-07-02 06:19:21In efforts to reduce producing wastes and dedicating at least an hour to collecting them, the National Environment Commission (NEC) kick-started it&rs

Dochhukha_Dzomlingthang_Ritsa chiwog without water for irrigation 2019-07-02 06:18:59Farmers in parts of Punakha are worried by the acute shortage of irrigation water hampering the paddy transplantation works. As the peak season for pa

5th Bhutan-India Friendship Tennis Championship underway in Thimphu 2019-07-02 06:17:47The 5th Bhutan-India Friendship Tennis Championship began in Thimphu today. 75 participants from Bhutan, India and Nepal are taking part in the tourna

3rd BCCB Women’s T20 club Championship begins 2019-07-02 06:17:33The 3rd Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) Women’s T20 club championship cricket tournament began in Thimphu today. 10 teams from Thimphu, Puna

Poor Cordyceps yield in Lingzhi 2019-07-02 06:17:23The people of Lingzhi Gewog in Thimphu district are unhappy with the yields of Cordyceps this year. They hardly get 1-2 pieces by low collectors and a

Seeking divine intervention for rain 2019-07-02 06:17:04Locals of Khatoedkha and Khamaedna chiwog in Gase Tshogongm Gewog, Wangdue Phodrang are carrying the Kanjur, a religious scripture books, on their bac

Video clip of an accident shared on social 2019-07-02 06:16:37The parents of the girl, whose accident clip was shared on social media recently, were disheartened. According to the parents, someone has filmed the

HH the Je Khenpo appoints new Lams… 2019-06-17 05:37:49His Holiness the Je Khenpo appointed new Lams of Lha Dzong Goenpa in Thimphu and Shemagangkha in Chhukha. His Holiness awarded Tashi Lekdhar to two la

MHPA kicks off with about 20 MW of 2019-06-17 05:37:43720 Megawatt Mangdechhu Hydropower Project Authority (MHPA) generated about 20 megawatts of electricity yesterday after successfully commissioning one


Parents’ committee to sue BEO’s counterpart in Japan 2019-07-02 06:00:13The parents’ committee of youth sent to Japan through “learn and earn programme” (LEP) has drafted the Power of Attorney to sue Bhut

NC rejects Speaker as head of legislature 2019-07-02 05:59:01The National Assembly’s recent decision to increase the salary of the Speaker above that of the National Council (NC) Chairperson has raised que

ACC freezes another 19.96 acres of land 2019-07-02 05:57:49The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), which is still investigating the alleged fund diversion of the Buddha Dordenma Image project involving former pr

Delayed monsoon causing heatwaves 2019-07-02 05:57:03The monsoon this year arrived more than a week late than normal. Monsoon usually begins from the first week of the June. This year, however, it began

Non-subsidised LPG prices drop by Nu 118 2019-07-02 05:56:21The price of non-subsidised cooking gas dropped to Nu 722 in Thimphu from yesterday.  According to a press release from Department of Trade (DOT)

A stunted agriculture sector 2019-07-02 05:54:59The prime minister announced in his state of the nation report that the government would work towards ensuring food self-sufficiency and reducing impo

Annual gewog grant implementation begins 2019-07-02 05:54:07The implementation of the annual grants for gewogs (AGG) has commenced and the first allotment of Nu 2.4 billion (B) of the total package of Nu 12B ha

Building sense of community ownership in Paro 2019-07-02 05:53:27Dzongkhag administration of Paro in collaboration with Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy (BCMD) launched “I am my community” campaign

Pony services to Taktshang streamlined 2019-07-02 05:52:26All tour operators wishing to avail pony services to Taktshang in Paro will have to make bookings from August 1 through a recently formed Horse Contra

Premium buses for improved public transport  2019-07-02 05:50:39To provide comfortable and improved modern facilities in public transport services, Dophu transport’s premium bus service started its maiden jou

Haa opens Visitor Information Center 2019-07-02 05:47:36Dzongkhag administration of Haa and the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) launched a Haa Visitor Information Centre (HVIC) at Lhayuelkha o

Picture story 2019-07-01 05:42:05Samdrupjongkhar thromde officials and volunteers reconnect the water pipes, which was washed away in the recent rainfall at Rikhechu. Officials said s

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