Cyclone Komen to trigger heavy rain

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Heavy rain is expected in most parts of the southern and eastern…

Chiwog boundaries will be redrawn

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Gewog boundaries, however, will remain same

Delimitation: New chiwogs will be carved out in the two gewogs affected by the demarcation of Paro dzongkhag thromde boundaries to ensure Wangchang and Hoongrel remain as gewogs.

No candidate to replace Kawang gup

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LG: Kawang gewog in Thimphu did not have a candidate for the bye-elections for gup’s position scheduled August 14.

Click, post, get most likes and win a holiday to Bangkok

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TCB’s photo campaign to promote brand Bhutan

TCB: Here is an opportunity to win trips to Bangkok, Nepal or holiday packages in the country besides cash prizes by simply uploading a photograph to define happiness with a descriptive tagline.

Gasa connected with 3G services

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BT: Gasa dzongkhag was connected with Bhutan Telecom’s 3G-network service yesterday, making it the last dzongkhag to get 3G services. The service will be officially launched on August 1.

Zhung Dratshang expects more public participation this year

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Yarney: Shedras in the country are expecting more layman participation in the annual 45-day summer retreat programme that begins today.

Bhutan assigns more UN peacekeepers

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Diplomacy: Bhutan has expanded its contribution to UN peacekeeping with another six security personnel. This brings the total number of Bhutanese serving abroad in UN peacekeeping missions to 23 personnel.

Living in new times

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Until recently we were concerned about the dilution of our culture due to the influence of the West.  We were not alone.  The whole of Asia, home to rich cultures and traditions, was worried.  To counter the decadent western influence, some rose to the occasion.

Gomdar CS facing shortage of vital infrastructures

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Central School: About 300 students are expected to join Gomdar Central School in Samdrupjongkhar next year. But the school is already worried about accommodation. It will need more hostels and classrooms.

Three detained for fake INR notes

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Gelephu police has detained three non-Bhutanese men for trying…

Infirm expedition member escorted to Gasa today

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A team of 10 officials will today escort the official, who has…

Man dies in drunken brawl

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Phuentsholing police has detained a 30-year-old man for involuntarily…

Relocation of air force camp finalised

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… the move has been welcomed by the two airlines as it will mean a larger apron and enhanced safety on the ground

Aviation: Bringing to an end an almost decade long process, the relocation of the Air Force Element (AFE) camp of the Indian Military Training Team (IMTRAT) at Paro international airport has been finalised.