GROWING UP – Peky Samal

I imagine myself looking back at my life. What do I see? I see a lot of learning and unlearning. I see a lot of mistakes, some blunders and a little girl growing up to be a woman. Would I have changed anything in my past? No way! Not a single thing! Whether it was […]

Practice what you preach!

Representatives from political parties in a panel discussion organized by the Bhutan Democracy Dialogue in Thimphu almost over a month ago smugly vowed to refrain from corrupt practices and mudslinging to achieve their political goal. They also agreed to conduct themselves more responsibly during and after the election period. However, this is becoming easier said […]

Former police constable to contest for NC from Mongar

A 32-year-old former police constable, Neten, will contest in the upcoming National Council (NC) elections from Mongar. Neten from Sanadang village, Chaskhar, Mongar has served eight years with the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP). After completing class X from Mongar, Neten joined the RBP. Later he decided to do continue higher secondary education from Bajothang under […]

Exploring market for local agro products in third countries

A business entity based in Phuentsholing, Bhutan Business Export Line (BBEL), is exploring to enhance exports of Bhutanese agricultural products to the third countries. The company, formed by Shiva Lal Subedi along with three other businessmen, has already exported dried agricultural products to the third countries, such as Dubai, Kuwait, the United States and Netherlands. […]

Udzorong Central School receives water filtration unit

Udzorong Central School in Trashigang recently received a sky hydrant water filtration unit from Disaster Aid Australia (DAA) the installation works of which were carried out by the Rotary club of Thimphu. Vice Principal of Udzorong Central School said that the water filtration unit would ensure clean and safe drinking water supply to the students. […]

Clogged traffic eases in Phuentsholing

Clogged traffic in the border town of Phuentsholing, which has been a persistent problem for years now, is finally showing some signs of easement. Traffic congestion, which happens mostly during winters and during the morning office hours and evening, has become lighter last year compared to the situation that was there a few years back. […]

MHPA to be commissioned by Oct-Nov this year

Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA) is scheduled to be commissioned by October-November this year coinciding with the 50th anniversary celebration of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India. The 720-MW Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project, a run-of-the-river scheme located in central Bhutan is one of the 10 hydroelectric projects under the 10,000 MW hydropower initiative, developed by the […]

No acts of corruption – PM

Urging the ACC to take up the investigation on the fiscal incentive case seriously, Lyonchhen also requested the DPT to support the ACC The government has invited the opposition party to take them to court or to ask the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for investigation if they find any acts of corruption with the government. Responding […]