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No new variants of COVID-19 in the country 2021-02-26 08:43:32Health Minister Dechen Wangmo said there is no new variant of coronavirus in the country. 23 samples were sent to Bangkok in Thailand for laboratory t

JDWNRH will provide traditional medicine and spiritual health 2021-02-26 08:39:49The psychiatric ward at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital will provide traditional medicine and spiritual health therapeutic servic

COVAX facility begins global rollout of COVID vaccine 2021-02-26 07:33:42The COVAX facility began the global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. The first consignment of 600,000 doses of Covishield or AstraZeneca vaccine was ship

BOC will allow all sports tournaments from Monday 2021-02-26 07:23:08Without any COVID-19 cases from the community for over a month, the Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) decides to allow all sports tournaments to resume f

Zhemgang District Court refers the Goshing Gup’s case 2021-02-26 06:22:52The Zhemgang District Court decides to refer the alleged embezzlement case involving the Goshing Gup to the High Court to avoid conflict of inter

Monggar District Court sentences 16 men and eight 2021-02-26 05:30:35The Monggar District Court sentenced 16 men from Ngatshang Gewog and eight women from Saling Gewog in Monggar to six months in prison for breaching th

Betel nut export starts earlier than usual, Sarpang 2021-02-26 05:29:48This time, the export of betel nut from Sarpang started earlier than usual. Both growers and exporters fear the trade will be affected due to the COVI

Bhutan This Week ( February 19- February 25, 2021-02-26 05:28:13Bhutan This Week-- a look back into the week's top news stories from across the Kingdom. Watch Bhutan This Week on Saturday at @10:30 pm The post Bhu

Zeus for Stray and Homeless Dogs 2021-02-26 00:01:03“Zeus for Stray & Homeless Dogs” is a non-profit organization, dedicated to Wangchuck Dynasty, formed by youth volunteers to provide f

Thrompons of Thimphu, Gelegphu and Phuentshogling complete their 2021-02-25 07:17:22Thrompons of Thimphu, Gelegphu and Phuentshogling will vacate their office tomorrow on completion of their five-year term. However, they won't be all

Rice import by FCB doubles amid the pandemic 2021-02-24 07:38:42Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and two nationwide lockdowns in the country, the rice import last year has doubled compared to previous years. The Food

Rabies outbreak in Samtse 2021-02-24 07:37:45An outbreak of rabies is confirmed in Samtse town after another dog was found with rabies yesterday. The district livestock office also reported sever


British Honorary Consulate denies unfair influence in scholarship 2021-02-26 00:59:30One of the charges against Justice Kuenlay Tshering in the ongoing criminal case is helping Khandu Wangmo, while he was on the selection panel, to sec

Why rationalisation of gewogs must happen 2021-02-25 23:26:43Reformation of the country’s administrative system, in the sense of improvement, is urgently necessary. There was a time when villages were far

Procurement system: Hindrance to the construction sector 2021-02-25 23:25:51The current procurement and contract system is a hindrance in the development of the construction sector, according to the draft report the 21st econo

WHO and DRA approve Oxford vaccine for emergency 2021-02-25 04:54:08The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the competent authority in Bhutan — Drug Regulatory Authority (DRA) — have authorised Oxford vacci

Draft 21st Century Economic Roadmap submitted to govt. 2021-02-25 04:53:44The draft copy of the 21st Century Economic Roadmap has proposed to achieve high-income nation status by 2030. 

Initiative to narrow digital divide 2021-02-25 04:52:36Digital Tshe-Thar. What is it? Ironically, as Bhutan strives to become an ICT-driven society, the digital divide—the gap between th

Covid-19 impact on Khandro Kongshag of Tsakaling 2021-02-25 04:51:34The Covid-19 pandemic forced residents of Tsakaling in Mongar to conduct their triennial festival, the Khandro Kongshag, differently this year.

Ginger farmers worry about market 2021-02-25 04:49:18Ginger harvest is nearing in Dagana and Tsirang but farmers are already worried about the market.

RTA trainees hope for gainful employment  2021-02-25 04:48:41A group of women trainees at the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan (RTA) are learning how to weave a traditional textile called Hor.

Teer, not just a gamble but a source 2021-02-25 04:47:59Bhutan Lottery, a state-owned enterprise, is waiting for police and home ministry’s department of law and order (DLO) to stop the illegal operat

Paro airport to provide platform for artists  2021-02-25 04:47:30Amidst the pandemic, VAST is conducting events and exhibitions by collaborating with companies, schools, institutions and foundations to encourage art

It’s not over 2021-02-25 00:30:08Barely a month after the second nationwide lockdown, what we see is deeply unsettling.  Have we forgotten the two nationwide lockdowns that ha

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