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8,362 stranded people in Thimphu

Public Service Call Centre 1010 has recorded 3,923 stranded cases in Thimphu affecting 8,362 people since December 23, 2020. Of the total, 77 stranded cases involving 148 people are from other dzongkhags. The maximum number of people stranded in Thimphu are from Chukha, Paro, Punakha and Wangdue. The movement of …

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30 lockdown violation cases registered with Thimphu police

Thimphu police has registered 30 cases related to lockdown violation since the second lockdown as of now. Though they do not detain any suspects with the risk of local transmission in the detention, this time they have detained two suspects who are repeat offenders. Police said that before detaining any …

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Health Minister thanks her Health Family

The Health Minister Dasho Dechen Wangmo in a message to the health staff said 2020 has been a challenging year for all of humanity and Bhutan is no exception. “However, it is a deeply reassuring fact that we have collectively endured in might and spirit that was as unprecedented as …

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PAC gives 4 recommendations for annual audit report

The Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament noted that a number of observations pointed in its report were recurrent lapses reflected across different agencies, year after year. The irregularities occurred not because of a lack of rules or procedures but failure on the part of implementing agencies to comply. The …

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HM Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck awarded the UN Population Award

Her Majesty The Queen Mother Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck was awarded the individual laureate for the 2020 UN Population Award during a virtual award ceremony held on 10th December 2020. The award was presented to recognize Her Majesty The Gyalyum’s outstanding contribution in raising awareness and devising solutions to population …

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