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Tuesday June 22 2021

Four orphaned by the Ri-Druzhi landslide

As the 10 victims of the recent landslide in the highlands of Ri-Druzhi were cremated yesterday at Gasa’s Zabsel Duthrue, Sonam Wangchuk, 29, from Lungo village tried to remain strong.

Vegetable export via Jaigaon stopped at a critical time again

In July last year, vegetable export via Jaigaon came to an...

Why the Mines and Minerals Bill 2020 should be amended

The MMB 2020 will be discussed in the joint sitting of...

MPs say problem in access to NCSI Bank loans 

National Assembly Khar-Yurung MP Tshering Chhoden said in her constituency women...


Stop the flow from abroad!

Put it straight, food self-sufficiency is one, securing our national sovereignty is another. Only a thin line separates the two. In this respect, through the many debates we have so far had since the first planned development way back in the 1960s, the parliament has let the people down and made a mockery out of […]

For the rule of law

The Bench I of the Thimphu dzongkhag court cut short...

Dealing with suicide

Not long ago, a young, bright, and joyful student...


Picture Story


Zhoems beat Pazaps 92-71

Zhoems celebrated their third consecutive win defeating Pazaps 92-71 in the ongoing BoB A-League 2021 basketball tournament at the Swimming Pool Complex in Thimphu yesterday. 

SKD All-Stars lifts first title

SKD All-Stars defeated Dragon Strikers by four wickets to...

Taekwondo, a sport to help them stay clean

Taba, Thimphu – Empty room, a butter lamp burning...

High Quality secures a win with two last-minute goals

High Quality United FC (HQUFC) began their 2021 BoB...


Boulder export from P’ling still on halt

Export of boulders from Phuentsholing has not resumed after it was stopped on April 17, following the third lockdown in the town.

Registration of cottage-scale industries made easy

Registration of cottage-scale businesses can be done online now.  

Ferrosilicon price hits a record high 

The ferrosilicon export price has hit a record price...

Govt. expects strong economic recovery next fiscal year

The government is optimistic that the economy will see...



Focus Point


Criminalizing debtors will hurt the national economy and erodes the justice system

With the recent amendment to Section 107.1 (contempt of...

What is wrong with our education system?

The fundamental issue concerning our non-performing education system actually...

Destination Tx2 – Still afar or almost there?

Tigers are amongst the most spectacular of the exquisite...

Civil Liability Law is necessary

Imagine Tobgay gets injured after the wall fell on...

It is time for bold climate action – Now or never

Countries around the world are seeing an increase in...


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