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Nation

ADB Resident Representative presents credentials

28 Aug 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

The Asian Development Bank Resident Representative to Bhutan presented his credentials to the Minister for Foreign Affairs

His Majesty grants audience to graduates at NGOP

22 Aug 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

His Majesty advised the graduates to never give up, and to continue striving for excellence throughout their lives

Bhutan to launch 2014 HDR on Vulnerability and Resilience on 22 August

20 Aug 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Time is now to provide universal social services, strongsocial protectionand decent jobs,says 2014 Human Development Report

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

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

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

Bhutan to launch 2014 HDR on Vulnerability and Resilience on 22 August

20 Aug 2014 | Administrator

Time is now to provide universal social services, strongsocial protectionand decent jobs,says 2014 Human Development Report

19 Aug 2014 | Rabi C Dahal

Melting Glaciers, Climate Extremes Threaten Bhutan’s Future–Report

Melting glaciers and other climate change-linked extremes pose a serious threat to Bhutan’s economy, and could cause annual losses of over 6% of gross domestic product (GDP) by the end of this century, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) climate and economics report for South Asia.

14 Aug 2014 | Administrator

PM addresses national parks conference

Our unique culture, the way we live, the way we dress and the way we speak. Our unique culture, that is intact and that is vibrant: PM

14 Aug 2014 | Administrator

Minister of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of Kuwait visits Bhutan

Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was received at Paro International Airport by HRH Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck

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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

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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Auspicious for: Making incense-offeringand conducting daily rituals. Inauspicious for: Propitiating gods and deities,conducting gin-seg and si-nen, holding discussions, handing or taking over of anything, calling upon superiors, starting education, starting new business, taking the new-born out.
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