Crying need for detox centre

A rehab unit without one lacks the necessary first step to a complete cure  Abuse: With the health ministry diverting the budget for the planned detoxification centre to build the mother and child hospital, Bhutan could already be losing its fight against drug and alcohol abuse. This development has come at a time when the […]

Fuelwood consumption shoots through the roof

Kerosene, on the other hand, has shown a steady decline over...

Mandarin exports exceed last year’s figures

Trade: Despite frequent strikes in the bordering Indian states and Bangladesh,...

FCB quarterly supply to schools to ensure quality

This reverting to an earlier system is the result of a...

Five dzongs nominated for World Heritage list

Culture: The Wangduephodrang, Punakha, Paro, Trongsa and Dagana dzongs have been...

Athang connected by farm road

Connectivity: More than 17 households of Zawa chiwog have been connected...

Focus point

Foreign minister on ‘authorised absence’…

…now that OAG has registered the lhakhang Karpo case at Haa...

Bavarian centenarian’s bond to Bhutan

Eleonora Kastner was our oldest visitor at 101 when she came...

Lack of bridge frustrates Dangchhu

NRDCL: For the past two years, residents of Dangchhu have waited...

Boom time for ‘pilgrimage business’

As Bhutanese make their annual visit to Bodh Gaya in numbers,...

Kengkhar to switch to biomass cooking stoves

SRBEP: The people of Kengkhar in Mongar will soon stop using...

New water bird species discovered

Wildlife: At least one new water bird species known as the...

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