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Nation

PM meets BBIN Transport Ministers

15 Jun 2015 | Press Release | COMMENTS 0

Transport ministers of Bangladesh, India and Nepal jointly called on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay

HM graces RBA Recruits POP

11 Jun 2015 | Press Release/ROM | COMMENTS 0

His Majesty The King graced the passing out parade of the 72nd and 73rd batch Royal Bhutan Army recruits.

Gyaltsuen graces World Environment Day

04 Jun 2015 | COMMENTS 0

June 4 is celebrated in Bhutan as the World Environment Day coinciding with Her Majesty’s birthday.

Their Majesties return to Thimphu after a 6-day Royal Visit to Haa Dzongkhag.
SHORT TAKE
18 May 2015 | COMMENTS 0

Globally, over 300,000 men, have joined the UN Women HeForShe campaign to stand up for gender equality of which 185 are Bhutanese.

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

Lyonchhen’s Visit to Brussels: Day II

04 Jun 2015 | COMMENTS 0

Lyonchhen had wide ranging discussions with the Parliamentarians on various issues including on strengthening relations and cooperation

» ADB Provides Fresh Assistance to Strengthen Bhutan’s Economy
» PM meets Indian Commerce Secretary

Sports

HRH Prince Jigyel re-elected as President of Bhutan Olympic Committee

31 May 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, Representative of His Majesty the King and the President of the Bhutan Olympic Committee was re-elected unanimously by the BOC General Assembly, as the President of Bhutan Olympic Committee for the term 2015 to 2018.


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

About Town

HM Grants Dhar to Secretaries, AG
HM Grants Dhar to Secretaries, AG

His Majesty granted dhar to the new Attorney General, General Secretary National Assembly Secretariat, Works and Human Settlement Secretary, and Economic Affairs Secretary

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health minister attends World Health Assembly
health minister attends World Health Assembly

Public driven health system framework has been the hallmark of our strength and resilience

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PM meets EU Ambassadors
PM meets EU Ambassadors

Lyonchhen and the ambassadors discussed on a wide range of issues covering environment, education, and disaster preparedness and managemen

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Latest News

PM meets BBIN Transport Ministers

15 Jun 2015 | Press Release

Transport ministers of Bangladesh, India and Nepal jointly called on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay

11 Jun 2015 | Press Release/ROM

HM graces RBA Recruits POP

His Majesty The King graced the passing out parade of the 72nd and 73rd batch Royal Bhutan Army recruits.

04 Jun 2015

Gyaltsuen graces World Environment Day

June 4 is celebrated in Bhutan as the World Environment Day coinciding with Her Majesty’s birthday.

03 Jun 2015 | News from Country Offices

ADB Provides Fresh Assistance to Strengthen Bhutan’s Economy

ADB has approved loan and grant assistance totaling $36.2 million for the second phase of the Strengthening Economic Management Program. The first phase helped the Government of Bhutan overcome a liquidity crunch and to stabilize the economy in fiscal year 2013.

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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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Campus

Inauguration Ceremony for School Hostels in Chuka District

06 May 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

An inauguration ceremony for the “Project for Construction of Hostels for Students at Dungna Lower Secondary School in Chuka Dzongkhag”, under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP), will be held on 7 May 2015 at Dungna Block in Chuka District, Southern Bhutan.

» QUT visit to keep the ‘happy country’ smiling

Grassroots

Inauguration Ceremony for School Hostels in Chuka

07 May 2015 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

The two hostels for male students, one hostel for female students and two toilet blocks newly constructed by the project will provide safer and proper boarding environment for the students.

» Handover Ceremony for a Compactor Truck and a Vacuum Truck to Bumthang

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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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