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Nation

LA-based Fredric Roberts donates work to Bhutanese UN mission

18 Nov 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Award-winning photographer Fredric Roberts has donated one of his most recognized images to the Bhutanese Mission to the United Nations in New York, in honor of the King of Bhutan’s birthday.

Indian President to visit Bhutan this week

05 Nov 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

During the visit, the President will deliver an address in the Convention Centre, inaugurate the Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute,launch the Double Laning of the East-West Highway,launch the School Reform Program and inaugurate the Yelchen Central School, and sign four Memoranda of Understanding

Chinese cultural troupe to perform Shaolin Kungfu in Thimphu

26 Sep 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

esides providing the opportunity for the Bhutanese people to witness a magnificent display of China's rich cultural heritage, such events also promote people-to-people contact and friendly relations between the two countries.

HRH attended the tenth Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.
SHORT TAKE
11 Nov 2013 | COMMENTS 0

“We have to work hard to ensure that democracy is a success, and that it will lead to good governance...”

Insummary Cartoons

NA, NC discusses pay revision


I thought they’d visit me during day and not disgust me at night
Better luck with your employment, guys!
I'm out the choppy waters of democracy, lads!
Wait boys, lemme see if I've enough ministerial berths for you all
Party candidates transport supporters
It’s bovine invasion. Art inspired by TCC
Lo and behold! It’s time for mudslinging...
It's all Nyamchung style this year, believe it or not

Economy

PM meets Commerce Ministers of SAARC countries

24 Jul 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Lyonchhen and the heads of delegations discussed about the need for more economic integration, ensuring regional connectivity, increasing competitiveness and diversifying trade opportunities within the SAARC member countries.

Sports

Record participation at India House Golf Tournament 2014

28 Nov 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

To commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of the fourth Druk Gyalpo, the embassy of India in Thimphu organized five-day gold tournament


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About Town

PM and MoAF Minister signs the first Performance Agreement
PM and MoAF Minister signs the first Performance Agreement

The Prime Minister and Agriculture minister signed the first performance agreement of the government PMS

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READ centre opens in Pemagtshel
READ centre opens in Pemagtshel

Pemagatshel’s first Rural Education and Development (READ) centre opened on March 26 to the public. The centre is located at Khothakpa village.

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PM meets Czech Republic’s Deputy Foreign Minister and delegation
PM meets Czech Republic’s Deputy Foreign Minister and delegation

Lyonchhen requested the Czech Republic to consider playing a bigger role in Bhutan’s development.

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Latest News

Record participation at India House Golf Tournament 2014

24 Nov 2014 | Administrator

To commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of the fourth Druk Gyalpo, the embassy of India in Thimphu organized five-day gold tournament

05 Nov 2014 | Administrator

Indian President to visit Bhutan this week

During the visit, the President will deliver an address in the Convention Centre, inaugurate the Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute,launch the Double Laning of the East-West Highway,launch the School Reform Program and inaugurate the Yelchen Central School, and sign four Memoranda of Understanding

15 Sep 2014 | Administrator

Bhutan to start participating in UN Peacekeeping Missions

Bhutan will have to gradually build its national capacity to contribute and participate effectively in UN peacekeeping missions.

16 Sep 2014

Consul General meets CM, Governor of Assam

The Consul General expressed his commitment in further enhancing the consular relations with the State of Assam which is one of Bhutan’s immediate neighbours.

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Feature

Dungmanma the lost old village of ruins

17 May 2014 | COMMENTS 0

No one in the village knows exact details of the lost village except that the village was a prosperous one made up of over 180 households

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SAS Students on a trip to Bhutan

30 Mar 2014 | Ngawang P Phuntsho | COMMENTS 0

A group of students from Singapore and their parents are in Bhutan on a seven-day visit

Grassroots

Pemagatshel close to sanitation for all

03 Jun 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

A small group of volunteers constructs a pit latrine for an elderly woman in Borangchhilo village under Shumar gewog.


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Entertainment

A Blessing comes home

20 Jan 2014 | Needrup Zangpo | COMMENTS 0

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche’s first English film, Vara: A Blessing is home. It is markedly different from his two previous films, The Cup and Travellers and Magicians.

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