An unwelcome bypass for some

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Business: As the Damchhu bypass nears completion, Tshimasham residents grow more concerned.

Living in darkness

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Settlement: Some still live in darkness in Zhemgang.

Making a living playing online games

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Gaming: Women today are overcoming stereotypes. Be it in politics, governance, sports, law enforcement, vocational and technical areas, Bhutanese women are making headlines.

NC questions sustainability of Central Schools

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The Council also raised concerns on budget allocation
Council: It is going to cost the government around Nu 1.3 billion in the 12th Plan when it is estimated 100,000 students will be enrolled by Central Schools the National Council’s  (NC) report on the review of quality of education revealed yesterday.

Let’s spend more wisely

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The government has so far spent a whopping Nu 43 million on purchasing 14 Toyota Prados for Cabinet ministers and equivalent post holders.

An age-old culture in the face of modernity

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Review: Kesang P Jigmee’s new release Serga Mathang can resonate with people that are aware of this concept, which literally means ‘golden cousin’ a marriage between cross cousins. In some parts of the country, this age-old tradition is still widely practised.

Govt. spends Nu 43M on Prados

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… for the PM, NC Chair, Speaker, OL and ministers
Vehicles: The government has spent Nu 43.122 million (M) in procuring 14 Toyota Prados for Cabinet ministers and equivalent post holders.

Opposition enquires about RTI Bill

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Assembly: Opposition MPs yesterday stood against introducing the Information Communications and Media (ICM) Bill 2016, saying that they wanted the Right to Information (RTI) Bill to be tabled first.

23 HIV positive cases detected in six months

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Health: With 23 new Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) positive cases detected in 13 males and 10 females including a minor since June this year, the total number of HIV cases detected this year stands at 55.

Blacktopping of gewog centre roads in Zhemgang on track

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Roads: The Gewog Centre (GC) road blacktopping works in Zhemgang are on track while some are still under construction. Blacktopping of the GC roads in Nangkor in Buli and Goshing are currently being carried out.

Health ministry and WHO to enhance emergency preparedness

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Collaboration: To enhance preparedness and response in the country, a three-day workshop on constructing and utilising Medical Camp Kits (MCK) concluded in Thimphu on November 23, according to a health ministry press release.