Prime minister says East-West highway is important

During the question hour session the Kilkhorthang- Mendrelgang representative, MP Yogesh Tamang asked the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay on the importance of proper developmental planning as the Government of India (GoI) has been a major development partner since 1961. He said that 546 Km long Thimphu to Trashigang double lining …

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Domestic airports to all become re-operational by 2015-2016

During the question-hour session of National Assembly on 3rd December, Gelephu constituency MP Gopal Mongar said that the domestic flights between Paro-Yonphula and Paro-Bumthang sectors operated for a few months and then got suspended after that. A successful test flight was also conducted on the Paro-Gelephu sector. He questioned the …

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RCSE announces the Civil Service Exam Results


The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) declared results of the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE) yesterday and this year two women are in the toppers list. From a total of over 2,800 university graduates who sat for the Preliminary exam, just over 1,238 bachelors’ degree graduates appeared for the civil …

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Bhutan on high alert for forest fires this winter

The risk of forest fire outbreak increases during the dry season, starting from November to May, in Bhutan. Therefore, the Forest Fire Management Section (FFMS), Department of Forests and Park Services (DoFPS), has put in measures in place to prevent forest fires. The head of FFMM, Tandin Dorji, said remote …

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