Shakespeare back in Bhutan


William Shakespeare’s Play is going to get reintroduced in the school curriculum for 11th and 12th standard from 2017. As part of the launch students from schools in Thimphu staged The Merchant of Venice. To celebrate the event Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay also delivered a Shylock’s Monologue.

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One electrocuted to death and two injured with Cable TV

A 21-year-old man was electrocuted and two other injured in Chuzaygang, Gelephu, while trying to making a new TV cable connection by crossing it over a high-tension electric wire. The deceased was helping his uncle connect the new TV line and was trying to pull the cable wire above the …

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Husband detained for beating wife

The Thimphu police have detained a 24-year man for beating his 23-year old wife, The incident, which occurred on the night of on the night of August 28, was reported to the police by an unidentified caller . Police, on reaching the location near the IT Park area in Babesa, …

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Ministries explain audit discrepancies from 2009 to 2013

In line with the resolution of the sixth session of parliament requiring different all agencies to resolve all audit discrepancies from 2009 to 2013, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) conducted a public hearing with the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests and Ministry of Labor …

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Women Poenkhas across Bhutan receive Gyentag


Women Poenkhas across the country have received Gyentag, an insignia equivalent to the Patag worn by men, from His Majesty The King. Gyentag which translates to “Symbol of Responsibility”, is worn pinned like a brooch. As with the Patag, His Majesty The King confers the Gyentag to those women who have received the red scarf, or have been appointed …

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His Majesty Grants Dhar to Secretaries, RBA, RBG Officers

L-R Rinzin Dorji, Karma Tshering Namgyal, Thinley Namgyel, Chencho Norbu.

His Majesty The King appointed 4 secretaries and promoted 20 Armed Force officers on 17th August 2016 in the Tashichhodzong Rinzin Dorji, formerly the director general of the Construction Development Board, was appointed as the secretary of the ministry of agriculture and forests. Karma Tshering Namgyal, formerly the consul general …

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