NHDCL to start allotting low income accommodation from this month

National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDCL) will start allotting low income housing buildings to the applicants from this month.  Twenty buildings out of 62 have been completed at Amochhu. One hundred and sixty units constructed by three contractors are ready for allotment, according to a NHDCL official. The second phase of allotment for 136 units […]

Frequent power disruption affects business in Phuentsholing

Businesses in Phuentsholing have been hit by the recent power disruptions this week. The business communities and the residents have been irked for the past few days. They have reported loss without any work due to absence of electricity. Most of the works are digitized, even the daily sale records are now done on computers. […]

Gomchens cry foul after ECB officials seize their voter cards

The seizure of more than 15 voter cards from gomchens(lay monks) by officials from the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) during an electoral zomdu (meeting) in Wangphu gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar on Wednesday has left the people there awestruck and disappointed. They say they were not aware of what was happening or what had happened. […]

Old, but still formidable

Going by the candidates of the four political parties, who are being fielded for the 2018 elections, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) seem to benefit in the upcoming election if votes were solely cast based on academic qualification and former work experience. Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) has one candidate holding M.B.B.S, […]

Will crowds at party convention translate to votes? 

All political parties lately have been bragging about the deluge of crowds that have been pouring in at their party conventions. And going by the numbers, if it were some real indications, almost all political parties seem to be on an equal footing with an equal support base. The political battle has begun for now […]