Parties gear up for 2018 elections


Political parties revealed several new candidates over the past few weeks as they plan to announce more candidatures at the end of this month. The General Secretary of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa, Tenzin Lekphell, said that they have 35 confirmed candidates as of now. “We are in advanced stages of discussion …

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4 arrested in connection to Toorsa murder

Phuentsholing police have arrested four suspects in connection with the murder of 25-year-old man on January 8th  at around 2 in the morning. All the four suspects were arrested the same day at different times from different locations. Of the four suspects, a 30-year-old man from Dungmana, Trashigang, is the …

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His Majesty’s 110th National Day Address

I offer my warm Tashi Delek to all the people in the 20 dzongkhags who are gathered to celebrate this most auspicious occasion, our National Day, to all the people who are offering prayers at home and at lhakhangs, and to all the Bhutanese working and studying around the world …

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PSL guideline launched

The Prime Minister, Speaker, Cabinet Minister and the RMA Governor launch the PSL at Semtokha Dzong

The government has launched the priority sector lending (PSL) guidelines that aims to transform the Cottage and Small Industries (CSI) sector through better access to finance and increased opportunities for youth employment. Loans up to Nu one million for cottage industry and upto Nu 10 million for small industry will …

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RAA finds poor patient registration system in the JDWNRH


According to an audit report on performance audit on delivery of OPD services, RAA found that there is no proper patients registration system to capture the patients’ information of earlier diagnosis, frequency of visits, addresses and drugs prescribed to monitor patients’ progresses. The records are maintained manually and there are …

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