The National Memorial Choeten was lit up in purple to observe the World Prematurity Day from 6pm yesterday to 9am todaykuensel

Many preterm babies still die

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Bhutan has seen progress in health facilities, equipment and human resources, which have contributed in saving preterm babies. But today, about 56 percent of under-five deaths are contributed by preterm deaths.
PM with NC Chair, UNDP RR, MPs, government officials and LG leaders on the second day of the Royal Highland Festival, which coincided with the 74th United Nations Daykuensel

Planning measures to fight dengue

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Efforts to prevent dengue fever, particularly in the south of…
PM with NC Chair, UNDP RR, MPs, government officials and LG leaders on the second day of the Royal Highland Festival, which coincided with the 74th United Nations Daykuensel

Digital Drukyul contract not awarded: MoIC

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The government has not awarded a contract for the Digital Drukyul flagship programme, according to officials from the information and communications ministry.
Toribari affordable housing colonykuensel

Affordable houses, but no water

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It is noon at Toribari, Phuentsholing. Kezang Choden baths her four-year-old son out in the open. The water from the pipe, she uses, is from a stream about two km away from the affordable housing colony at Toribari.
More are venturing into bamboo furniture-making businesscounsel

Tshazops in Zhemgang explore business avenues with bamboo furniture

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One of the star attractions during the recent bird festival in Tingtibi, Zhemgang was the exhibition of various locally-produced cane and bamboo products. 

ICPD commits to transform world for women and girls

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The Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development drew a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls.

Picture story

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Bhutan Football Federation is hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier match between Nepal and Kuwait at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu tomorrow at 3pm.
PM with NC Chair, UNDP RR, MPs, government officials and LG leaders on the second day of the Royal Highland Festival, which coincided with the 74th United Nations Daykuensel

7 educationists, former and present invested in Rigzom Academy

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The Opposition Party, last week, demanded the education ministry make the shareholders of Rigzom Academy, a private school in Paro, public.
PM with NC Chair, UNDP RR, MPs, government officials and LG leaders on the second day of the Royal Highland Festival, which coincided with the 74th United Nations Daykuensel

The Bhutanese Spirit of “Service”

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Last week, as a humble partner, UNDP Bhutan had the honor to participate in the 4th Edition of the Royal Highland Festival, held in Laya. This festival was started by His Majesty The King in 2016 to celebrate and preserve the rich cultural tradition of the highland communities in Bhutan.