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Bhutan Ambassador presents credentials to Spain King

On 5th April 2018, Ambassador Pema Choden presented her Letter of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe VI accrediting her as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of Spain at the Royal Palace in Madrid. His Majesty King Felipe VI welcomed Ambassador Choden to Spain. He conveyed …

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Students from CNR attends dairy training at NJBC

A release from the the National Jersey Breeding Centre under the Agriculture Ministry said a total of 40 students from the Department of Animal Science, College of Natural Resources (CNR) attended the dairy production program at the National Jersey Breeding Centre (NJBC) from 9th to 13th April. It is an …

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BNBL donates NU 2million to RENEW

Bhutan National Bank Ltd (BNBL), donated Nu 2 mn to RENEW (Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women). The CEO of BNBL Mr. Kipchu Tshering presented the cheque of Nu 2 mn to Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck on 29th March.The president and founder of RENEW, Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay …

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2 arrested for mutiple theft cases

Thimphu police recently apprehended two men in connection to mutiple larceny cases. One suspect is a 28-year- old unemployed man from Zhemgang while the other suspect is a 44-year-old taxi driver from Mongar. Thimphu police said around 40 cases of larceny, mainly to do with snatching of bags and mobile …

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National Intellectual Property Policy launched

The Minister of Economic Affairs (MoEA) Lyonpo Lekey Dorji launched the National Intellectual Property Policy (NIPP) 2018 in the Ministry on March 23. Lyonpo said that some may wonder why they are launching a new policy when the government has only afour months in office. “The officials of the Department …

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ launched

Samsung Electronics, the country’s biggest consumer electronics brand, today introduced the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ in Bhutan on 18th March. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drives innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. …

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Bhutanese journal of agriculture launched

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests launched the first volume of the Bhutanese Journal of Agriculture on March 8th. It is dedicated to the 38th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King. The journal provides a platform for researchers to share their findings to wider audience. It is expected to …

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Truck on fire near Kharbandhi BoD

On 20 February at around 11 AM, an Indian truck which was parked near the BoD in Kharbandhi caught on fire. The truck was on start mode. The truck was loaded with 21 tons of coal and was travelling all the way from Orissa in India towards Pasakha, Phuentsholing. A …

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