Local News

APIC to soon start construction

The development of a craft village in Changzamdongthang, Thimphu, by the agency for promotion of indigenous craft (APIC), is yet to begin because of road diversion work, which is expected to be completed within five months. APIC is now asking for its allotted five acres of land in Changzamdongthang, which …

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Open defecation at Kuenselphodrang

Open defecation and waste issues have literally taken over Kuenselphodrang in Thimphu, where thousands of devotees including trulkus, lams, monks, lay monks, nuns and residents from across the country have gathered to receive oral transmission and empowerment of Kanjur, the teachings of the Lord Buddha from His Holiness the 70th …

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Health and Happiness campaign for a drug free Bhutan


To reach out to the commuters and drivers in specific and the general public at large, the Chithuen Phendey Association organized a drug and alcohol free advocacy program. Over 100 vegetable vendors of Centenary Farmer Market and the Thimphu Thrompon joined the campaign to create awareness on Drugs and Alcohol …

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Four arrested for murder

Thimphu police apprehended four suspects in connection with the murder a 33 year old man who is from Thimphu. The incident took place on the early morning of 22nd July on the road below MoWHS. On July 22 at around 4.30 AM, a man came to Thimphu city PS stating …

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No more ill fitting wheel chairs for the disabled


With the financial and technical support from United State Agency for International Development (USAID), Health Volunteer Overseas (HVO), Management and Science for Health (MSH), and in collaboration with the Physiotherapy Unit, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), the Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health organized Wheelchair Service Training …

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