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HM installs Sachu Bumter at Wangdue Dzong

10 Jul 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

His Majesty The King installed Sachu Bumter at the site of the Wangduephodrang Dzong, where the Utse and the Kuenrey of the Dzong will be built.

A wild elephant strays Pemagatshel

04 Jul 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Farmers were suprised by the elephant’s visit in the village or in the neighbourhood that are close to the main dzongkhag headquarters in Pemagatshel.

PM meets Japanese Crown Prince, officials

01 Jul 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Lyonchhen received an audience with His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince Naruhito today July 1

A Chinese Pond Heron was spotted near Singye Dzong at a record altitude of 3600 m in Bhutan.
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

Sports

Coca-cola creates history with the arrival of the FIFA world cup trophy for the first time in Bhutan

20 Dec 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

His Royal Highness, Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, unveils the authentic FIFA World Cup Trophy in Thimphu today


Mark
Twain
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling

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

HM installs Sachu Bumter at Wangdue Dzong site

10 Jul 2014 | Administrator

His Majesty The King installed Sachu Bumter at the site of the Wangduephodrang Dzong, where the Utse and the Kuenrey of the Dzong will be built.

01 Jul 2014 | Administrator

PM meets Japanese Crown Prince, officials

Lyonchhen received an audience with His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince Naruhito today July 1

30 Jun 2014

PM meets Japanese counterpart

PM today met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and held wide ranging discussions

22 Jun 2014 | Administrator

Prime Minister to visit Japan

Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay,will be on a 4-day Working visit to Japan from 29 June upon the invitation of the government of Japan.

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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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Campus

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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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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