Clarification

Sir/Madam,                                                                                                                          Apropos to “Eight youth claim of being conned in Siliguri” that appeared in Kuensel newspaper on October 5th 2018 and more than 600 Bhutanese youth trapped in a Ponzi scheme in Siliguri by the Bhutanese newspaper on 10/06/2018, it has been found out that the name of the company, Arch Trademark Pvt Ltd, has […]

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His Holiness consecrates choeten in Samdrup Jongkhar His Holiness the Je Khenpo, Trulku Ngawang Jigme Chhoedra, consecrated a Dre-Maed Nam-Nyi choeten in Samdrup Jongkhar on Sunday. Located in the district town and built by the S.D Eastern Ferro Silicon Private Limited Company, the choeten is expected not only to be a place of worship for […]

India announces Nu 45bn assistance to Bhutan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Nu 45bn (INR 4,500 crore) financial assistance to Bhutan for its 12th Five-Year-Plan while delivering his press statement yesterday during the state visit of Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering to India.  “This contribution will be according to the needs and priorities of Bhutan,” the Indian PM said. As this year […]

PM’s visit to India reinforces status quo, strengthens old ties – Kinley Tshering

As the tradition is, India has been the first call abroad for all the elected Prime Ministers of Bhutan. Given India’s significance as a traditional ally, development and trading partner, close neighbor, and above all, the biggest donor for Bhutan, Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering’s maiden visit to India this week is therefore no mere […]

‘Learn and Earn’ program approved based on BEO’s proposal

In the wake of the ‘Learn and Earn’ program in Japan becoming more contentious each day, questions have surfaced in various platforms and from various quarters on how and why the labor ministry gave such a huge project to Bhutan Employment Overseas (BEO). Apart from the assessment criteria on how was the project awarded to […]