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His Majesty grants Dhar to DT Chairpersons

On May 11, 2022, His Majesty The King granted Dhar to the Chairpersons of the Dzongkhag Tshogdu of twenty dzongkhags at Lingkana Palace in Punakha. The Chairpersons...

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400 years of Zhung Dratshang Commemorated

On May 11, 2022, the auspicious occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe, His Majesty The King, His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, His Holiness the Je Khenpo and the...

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Tour guide to venture on a five - month nation wide cleaning campaign

Says nothing can deter him, if he gets a decent financial and logistical support Every Saturday, people in Thimphu may come across a person with a gunny back,...

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One injured cordyceps poacher dies

According to a press release from the ministry of agriculture and forests (MoAF), one of the cordyceps poachers, who was injured and was being treated at Tshojong...

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Heading towards the 2023 Grand Show

With the Druk Thendruel Tshogpa (DTT) conducting its first convention on May 2, 2022 at Paro, it is clear that there will definitely be four political parties...

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Aspiring NC candidates begin sharpening their arsenals

In what many say is a very positive indicator that democracy in Bhutan is deepening and that people are participating in the process directly and indirectly, several...

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Dubai Expo 2020 – Platform for showcasing Bhutan

The Dubai Expo 2020 began from October 1, 2021 till March 31, 2022. Bhutan also participated in the event. In an exclusive with The Journalist, Pem Zam,...

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Planks inside Phajoding’s Khangzang Lhakhang rot after just a year

The Nu. 200 million Phajoding Monastery Conservation Project, which began in 2017 with support from the government of India (GoI) was supposed to be completed in the...

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PM says there will be no justification if negligence led to death

Findings of investigations into death of Fourth COVID patient will be made public Investigations into the 34-year-old woman who allegedly died due to negligence has neither been dropped nor...

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BCSR doesn’t say civil servants cannot speak to the Media: PM

Answering questions from the media on recent cases involving civil servants being compulsorily retired and one demoted in connection with going against the code of conduct, Prime...

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ACC to move forward proactively

The incident that happened on April 29, 2022 within the premises of the Supreme Court, where a director of the Anti corruption commission (ACC) was stabbed and...

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Bar licenses to be issued soon

PM seeks opinions concerning observing Tuesday as alcohol free day In one of the most criticized bill passed by the parliament by civil society organizations (CSOs) and health...

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Who do civil servants talk to?

Article 3.3 of the Bhutan Civil Service Rules and Regulations, would not have come out in the limelight at the rate it did in the last month,...

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RBP charges former Trongsa Dzongdag for Attempt to Murder

The Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) Thimphu has charged former Trongsa Dzongdag, Lhap Dorji for attempt to murder, his daughter for disorderly conduct and others for battery, following...

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The Tentacles of Corruption

An overview of corruption in Bhutan based on interactions with people from different backgrounds Despite advocacies, Acts, and several Rules and Regulations, corruption continues as one of the...

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Bhutan - Flooded by CSOs?

Bhutan has 54 CSOs excluding many informal associations functioning like CSOs The Civil Service Organization (CS0) Amendment Bill 2021 will be tabled in the forthcoming session of the...

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81 days at the Frontiers

There are several institutions and people who offered their unconditional service to the Nation as Bhutan battled the COVID 19 Pandemic. One and arguably the institution which...

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DTT to elect VP and President during Convention

On May 2, 2022, Druk Thuendrel Tashogpa (DTT) will be hosting the party’s convention at Meta Resort in Paro. According to Dr. Chenga Tshering, one of the...

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13th FYP for A Dynamic, Prosperous, Inclusive and Sustainable Economy in Pursuit of GNH

13th FYP for A Dynamic, Prosperous, Inclusive and Sustainable Economy in Pursuit of GNH According to the draft concept note for the 13th Five Year Plan (2023-2028) that...

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PM informs delegates of the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit about De-suung National Service Water Project

“My King said it would not just be for the food security but contribute to national self-reliance and global accomplishment,” PM Dr. Lotay Tshering. In his statement delivered virtually...

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PDP SG says the party is fully prepared for the 2023 elections

The loss in the primary round of the 2018 elections surprised many people including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Since then, PDP has been reflecting on the...

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The Mines and Minerals Bill deadlock broken

As SMCL gets lease of 15 years to operate mines, the question remains if it will be able to fulfill its aspirations One of the most remembered sessions...

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The Gyaldrung Row

Observers say the National Assembly is not the Parliament The Opposition Party’s press release on the issue of gaydrungs, titled “Discontinuation of the Post of Gaydrung: The Government...

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BCSEA Class X results declared

Following announcement of the class XII results, the Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment, ministry of education has also announced results of students who sat for...