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Need tougher punishment to tackle online gambling- MoHCA New! 2021-12-03 07:36:53With online gambling becoming rampant in the country, the Home and Cultural Affairs Minister, Ugyen Dorji said there should be tougher punishment for

A woman or a child sexually assaulted every New! 2021-12-03 07:36:08According to the National Commission for Women and Children, (NCWC) every week, a woman or a child was sexually assaulted between 2009 and 2020. These

Thimphu Police forwards two alleged sexual harassment cases New! 2021-12-03 07:21:38The Thimphu police have forwarded the two alleged sexual harassment cases of the Royal Tutorial Project and Bhutan Power Corporation to the District C

International Day of Persons with Disabilities New! 2021-12-03 07:16:34Coinciding with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities today, two toilets, a footpath, and a ramp for people with disabilities were inaugu

Paro Police apprehend man for killing a horse New! 2021-12-03 06:42:18Earlier this week, the Paro Police apprehended a driver who allegedly ran over a horse and killed it. The owner of the animal was also arrested. But t

Duolingo- English language proficiency test like TOEFL and New! 2021-12-03 06:32:00Bhutanese waiting to take the English language proficiency test can also do it through Duolingo. Duolingo is an American based online language learnin

Multi-skilling training for BAFRA officials New! 2021-12-03 06:16:21Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority or BAFRA officials are specialised in different disciplines such as food, plant, and animals. However

Tender for supply of Ku-band Satellite Signal receiving New! 2021-12-03 04:25:00Bhutan Broadcasting Service Corporation Ltd., Head Office, Thimphu is pleased to invite sealed quotation for “supply of Ku-band Satellite Signal

Monks get formal education- Punakha New! 2021-12-03 01:31:22Most boys from broken families or economically disadvantaged parents join monastic schools. While it is considered the best option, they are deprived

Alleged tax evasion of about Nu 45 M 2021-12-02 08:17:19Education Consultancy and Placement Firms appears to have evaded tax amounting to Nu 45 M between 2014 and 2019. This is according to a study on the T

Low enrolment of children with disabilities- National Conference 2021-12-01 09:14:13If the current enrollment of the children living with disabilities in schools is any indication, then parents and the education ministry have a long w

ECB penalises former Dumtoed Gup for recharging voucher 2021-12-01 09:13:20The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) penalised the former Dumtoed Gup in Samtse for recharging a talk time voucher to a voter. Two gup candidates f


Farm shops should stay with FCBL: NC  2021-12-02 00:36:34The National Council (NC) members expressed concerns about the Natural Resources and Environment Committee’s recommendation to transfer farm sho

NA refuses to delink fire and prison service 2021-12-02 00:35:43The National Assembly decided not to delink the fire and prison service divisions, or the Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre from the police

Government did not drop most activities: PM 2021-12-02 00:34:48The government has not dropped most development activities, including the construction of Lhamoizingkha-Sarpang road and Nganglam hospital, according

Labour ministry reviewing the national minimum daily wage  2021-12-02 00:33:30Whether the national minimum daily wage (NMDW) will increase to Nu 450 as pledged by the government has still not been decided, according to Layog Lyo

Burden of HIV/AIDS 2021-12-02 00:31:31With positive cases increasing by the year, fighting HIV/AIDS remains a formidable challenge. 

ABS helps youth with disabilities and their families 2021-12-02 00:30:59Dorji Wangchuk, 12, who has Down syndrome is passionate about studying. However, owing to his challenges, he struggles to pass and has to repeat grade

Police recover stolen Apple goods worth Nu 50M 2021-12-02 00:29:36South Thimphu police arrested three youths for burglary of an Apple shop in Thimphu on November 30. 

Special investigation team charges couple for trafficking 44 2021-12-02 00:28:53Out of 30 agents accused of trafficking Bhutanese women in the Middle East, the special investigation team (SIT) had recently forwarded one case to th

ACC receives 451 complaints in 18 months 2021-12-02 00:28:10Complaints to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) dropped by 24 percent last year compared to 2019 according to the commission’s annual report

Annual Audit Report submitted to Parliament before prescribed 2021-12-02 00:27:23The submission of the Annual Audit Report 2020-21 to Parliament has not been in compliance with the Audit Act 2018, Members of Parliament familiar wit

Picture story 2021-12-02 00:26:04 A fire incident razed three three-storey traditional houses in Yadi town, Mongar yesterday morning. Officials from the Office of the Gyaltshab i

Funding developmental activities from GRF not against law: 2021-12-01 00:34:15Members of the Parliament questioned Finance Minister Namgay Tshering yesterday on the legality of allocating 19 million (M) from the General Reserve

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Govt to borrow heavily and invest big to 2021-11-13 02:10:00The Prime Minister Dasho (Dr) Lotay Tshering and the Finance Minister Lyonpo Namgay Tshering both said Bhutan would not only have to go beyond the 12t

RUB suspends lecturer and forwards case to RBP 2021-11-13 02:08:00After conducting its own investigation in the Sherubtse Harassment case, the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) has suspended the assistant lecturer Dor

Trading getting tougher with a more formal and 2021-11-13 02:05:00Recently there was some hype in the Indian media about seven additional entry and exit points for trade between Bhutan and India at a secretary level

The story of 12,000 Bhutanese in Australia 2021-11-13 02:03:00Close to 12,000 Bhutanese are staying in Australia, with about 5,000 being registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  While some go for jo

More than 100 plus Gups yet to get 2021-11-06 04:38:00The last date to file nominations are on 22nd November 2021, but as of now more than 100 incumbent Gups are yet to get their Audit Clearances to eithe

PM says no abrupt opening up and everything 2021-11-06 04:36:00With around 80 percent of Bhutanese expected to be fully vaccinated soon, there is increasing pressure on the government from large sectors like Const

RBP to prosecute Penjore for defamation after OAG 2021-11-06 04:34:00Thimphu District Court accepted the case today The entire country had assumed that the ‘Penjore Penjore’ sedition and defamation case agai

FM proposes longer loan period and reduced interest 2021-11-06 04:30:00NPL expected to jump from current 14% to 29% after June 2022 The Finance Minister Namgay Tshering, who is the Chairman of the National High Level NPL

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