In a stunning -but unsubstantiated-claim, a senior Chinese official said on Tuesday that Bhutan has acknowledged that the Doklam area where the Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a standoff does not... More
With rumours rife for a possible Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) protest across the border on Tuesday and Wednesday, Bhutanese living in Jaigaon returned to Phuentsholing on Tuesday evening for safety.
Some families carried rations... More
The Government of Bhutan, anticipating fresh trouble in Jaigaon or even bandhs in the next few days has alerted Bhutanese citizens and issued instructions. Preventive measures have been worked out and a control... More
With the Bhutan Civil Service Examinations (BCSE) and the third parliamentary elections arriving, the anxiety level among graduates from the Gangtok-based Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) has reached its peak.
The graduates have appealed to... More
The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has appealed to the Bhutanese High Court against the judgement passed by the Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court on the tax evasion case involving the owner of M/s... More
The price of goods and services increased by almost five percent between June last year and this June, according to the consumer price index.
This was 0.72 percentage lower than the year-on-year inflation of... More
Bhutan will no longer have to depend on international seismic stations to gather information as and when earthquake hits the country.
The Department of Geology and Mines under the Ministry of Economic Affairs has... More
There will be an introduction of Environmental Science curriculum for classes 11 and 12. To this effect, The Royal Education Council signed a grant agreement of Nu 5.26m with Bhutan Trust Fund on... More
In a letter issued to the party on Friday, the ECB said the party could not rectify various inconsistencies in the application, even after giving the detailed observation and time. The letter also... More
The Bhutan Supreme Court, in a judgement issued Wednesday on the first Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+) case in the country, ruled that people convicted so far since 2015 for illegal possession or trafficking... More
The lack of connectivity and information sharing among the countries of South Asia, which hinders the development of tourism sector in the region, will be addressed by encouraging regional tourism among the countries.
The House Committee of the Bhutan National Assembly, which was earlier dissolved, has been reinstated following the Speaker’s pronouncement that it was a continuous committee, which should only dissolve with the House.
A meeting... More
Challenges related to young entrepreneurs, tourism and connectivity in the region among others, will be addressed in the 70th executive committee meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Corporation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce... More
Water samples collected at various locations from the rivers in Thimphu and Paro were found to contain bacteria E.Coli.
E.Coli is commonly found in the faeces of humans and other animals, indicating a possible... More
Speaker Jigme Zangpo has informed the National Assembly’s house committee members in writing that their recent decision to dissolve the committee has violated the National Assembly (NA) Act and the Rules of Procedure... More
With the election strategies chalked out, the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has started preparing for next year’s parliamentary elections.
The first priority for the party is to book their maiden berth in the general... More
After failing to produce defendants before the court, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) withdrew eight cases of the 51 charged in the ATM card racket from the Phuentsholing drungkhag court on... More
The twenty-three vehicles, including a bulldozer and three motorbikes that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) seized over the years, have caught the commission in a different fix.
The vehicles are collecting dust and rusting at... More
Myanmar was used to be a pariah state in the past, but for the former democracy icon it has become an unwelcome nuisance, forcing Aung San Suu Kyi to realize that in the current global world its... More
If the US’ new Afghan strategy was aimed at forcing the Afghan Taliban to the negotiating table, the recent wave of highly sophisticated attacks has shown that this strategy has not only failed, but also backfired. The... More
Assam’s leaders, whether of the Hindutva variety or the Assamese nationalistic variety, are livid with JamaitUlema-e-Hind leader Maulana Arshad Madani, for warning that the on-going revision of the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) could lead to a... More
The Magna Carta, or the “Charter of Liberties”, limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was signed by King John at Runnymede near London on June 15, 1215. Brokered by the Archbishop of Canterbury... More