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Bhutan records 31 new species of flora and 2019-05-20 06:43:27Bhutan recorded 31 species of flora and fauna new to science between 2009 to 2017. The records are inclusive of the species that were published in pee

Nine districts to receive biodiversity conservation services 2019-05-20 06:33:10The nine districts of southern and western Bhutan can look forward to receiving biodiversity conservation services next year. The project, "Living La

Development of new National Drug Control Strategy under 2019-05-20 06:32:57The Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA) is in the process of developing a new National Drug Control Strategy. The strategy, according to the aut

Cryosphere- Another Climatic Threat for Himalayan Countries 2019-05-20 06:32:46Bhutan is among the regions in the world facing enormous challenges related to climate change and its impact on ecosystems and livelihoods. Therefore,

Project to promote teaching and learning quality at 2019-05-20 06:32:08Wangsel Institute for the Deaf in Paro started an Academic Collaboration Project with The Foundation for the Deaf under the Royal Patronage of Her Maj

Asparagus,the new cash crop in Yangnyer Gewog 2019-05-20 06:31:59Asparagus is the new cash crop for the people of Kharza_Leyphu chiwog under Yangnyer Gewog in Trashigang. And its farming is gaining momentum. Some ye

Chhoekhor Toed’s farmhouses struggling to attract visitors 2019-05-20 06:31:48Farmhouses of Chhoekhor Gewog’s remote Chhoekhor Toed in Bumthang are struggling to attract a good number of visitors. It has been a couple of y

An Eerie Crematorium in Doongphu_Shingchongri 2019-05-20 06:31:17Crematorium for Shingchongri and Martshala_Bata chiwogs in Pema Gatshel looks like it directly popped out from horror stories. With deserted looks and

New Indian Ambassador presents credentials to His Majesty 2019-05-18 06:41:19The new Ambassador of India to Bhutan, Ruchira Kamboj presented credentials to His Majesty The King at Tashichhoedzong yesterday. She was appointed as

LDCs to implement three initiatives to combat climate 2019-05-17 07:08:29“When it comes taking action on climate change, we do not have time to delay. Our countries are already suffering from its impacts,” Sonam

A 10-year-old VTI plan in Pema Gatshel 2019-05-10 07:30:19The people of Pema Gatshel Dzongkhag are waiting for a Vocational Training Institute (VTI) in Dungmaed Gewog. It was promised about a decade ago. And

BT will have mobile network backup system by 2019-05-10 07:30:12Bhutan will not face a telecommunication calamity in case a major disaster damages the core mobile network systems in Thimphu. This is because Bhutan


Gelephu starts enforcing carrying capacity rule 2019-05-21 05:59:34More confusion hover over the export of riverbed materials in Gelephu as authorities in the thromde began enforcing the carrying capacity rule as per

Investigation rules out HAI for neonatal deaths  2019-05-21 05:58:00An independent team that investigated the recent death of eight babies at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the national referral hospital ha

MoLHR starts processing visa extension for youth in 2019-05-21 05:56:23Following the visit to Japan, the labour ministry has started working on the extension of visa for the youth in Japan. The ministry is also pursuing n

IKI and WWF Germany to support Living Landscapes 2019-05-21 05:54:54The International Climate Initiative (IKI) has indicated financial support of €9M and WWF Germany €1M for the “Living L

Our youth 2019-05-21 05:53:49No other overseas programme has been as controversial as the Learn and Earn programme in Japan. And perhaps, no other issue has provoked the authoriti

High-speed network for research, DrukREN goes live 2019-05-21 05:51:59Enhancing access to high-speed network for the research and education community, the Druk Research and Education Network (DrukREN) was launched in the

Preparing for life after retirement necessary 2019-05-21 05:49:26Kado Dukpa, a livestock officer, has less than three years to retire from civil service. He said that all his children got educated, but the thing tha

Bhutan observes world hypertension day  2019-05-21 05:48:18Themed “Know Your Numbers”, Bhutan observed the first world hypertension day (WHD) at the regional referral hospital in Gelephu on May 17.

Kurichu capture fishery management plan under review 2019-05-21 05:45:51The livestock sector in Lhuentse is reviewing the Kurichu capture fishery management plan that was started in 2017 to enhance income generation, impro

Animated video to create awareness on worker’s rights 2019-05-21 05:44:18If you are too lazy to read the voluminous Labour Act, there is an easier way to understand your rights. Two JICA volunteers have created an animated

Trade imbalance: Nu 9B in the red in 2019-05-21 05:43:10The country exported Nu 5.8B worth of goods in the first three months of this year and imported goods valued at Nu 15B, leaving a trade deficit of Nu

Unemployment rate is 3.4 percent 2019-05-21 02:25:46Just in: NSB releases Labour Force Survey, 2018 findings

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Fani retreats but leaves behind 8 dead, chortens 2019-05-07 01:51:23According to the information provided by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) under Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MOHCA), heavy rainfa

DNT checking DNT: Party moves to elect separate 2019-05-07 01:47:19A recent piece of advice by the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) party to the cabinet on the pay commission report took the government by surprise. At a tim

As Hotels proliferate TCB to recommend a relook 2019-05-06 23:41:51Be it Thimphu, Paro, Phuentsholing or Bumthang, there is a growing crisis of oversupply of hotels leading to dwindling hotel occupancy rates and along

Bhutanese family not to be deported after online 2019-05-05 00:13:07In what will be good news Kinley Wangchuck (second from right in the photo), an 18 year old student with hearing loss, and his family will n

8 dead in Thimphu-Tsirang bus accident 2019-05-04 09:18:28Today morning a Bumpa Transport bus going on the Thimphu-Tsirang route was hit by falling boulders which pushed it below the road. The bus, as a

Breaking: Cyclonic storm FANI to have peripheral impact 2019-04-30 05:52:38According to the National Centre for Hydrology and Meteorology (NCHM) Bhutan will most likely not feel the direct impact of cyclone Fani, but it will

BRAND BHUTAN or CHEAP BHUTAN : Bhutan being 2019-04-27 01:51:08Cheaper than many mass tourism sites in India the added incentive for Bhutan is being a cheap foreign destination along with Kathmandu Bhutan has been

Extraordinarily high Nu 167.20 mn estimate for 2.5 2019-04-27 01:09:08The cost is higher than that for constructing an entirely new road An anonymous letter addressed to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) with copies t

22 cases of infant death in JDWNRH NICU 2019-04-27 00:49:32JDWNRH says deaths mainly due to complications from premature birth The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) unit of JDWNRH had 22 cases of infant deat

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