The RGoB will not tolerate racism: PM

Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay interacting with the media in the JAB office

Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay on Friday made the position of the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) clear on the issue of racism or attempts to attack and divide people on ethnic lines be it on social media or in the real world. Responding to a question on the issue and …

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Bhutanese journal of agriculture launched

The Hon’ble Agriculture Secretary and the Agriculture Director launched the Journal

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests launched the first volume of the Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture on March 8th. It is dedicated to the 38th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King. The journal provides a platform for researchers to share their findings to wider audience. It is expected to …

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118 MW Nikachu to be delayed by 6 to 10 months

Picture Courtesy: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation

The problem is the the contractor’s liquidity issues The main contractor of the 118 MW Nikachu project, Hindustan Construction Company’s (HCC) liquidity issues in India is expected to delay the Nikachu project by 6 to 10 months. Liquidity here means the shortage of operating cash from the company. The project …

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Govt looking at decongesting Thimphu: MoWHS Minister

A traditional house is demolished to make way for a modern building in Thimphu

The minister for works and human settlement, Lyonpo Dorji Choden said that the government is working in different ways to not only ensure that a couple of cities like Thimphu and Phuentsholing are not overcrowded but also ensure balanced regional development. On moving certain government institutions out of Thimphu the …

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Govt denies political motivation in Le Meridien FI case

On the heels of a detailed Opposition party release accusing the government of political motivation and timing among other things over the Le Meridien FI case, the government in a recent counter release said that the government has full confidence in the ACC and would the leave the matter to …

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