Startups face challenges to sustain in the market

Young entrepreneurs who set out at the startup center two years ago are facing a gamut of challenges like sustaining themselves in the market. Lack of skilled manpower, absence of solid team, smaller amount of production and varied market forces are some of the challenges that startups are grappling with in Thimphu. According to the […]

DHI to establish R&D and technology center

Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) plans to establish a research and development (R&D) and technology center of excellence (CoE) through its recently established innovation and technology department. With a larger objective of providing an impetus for knowledge-based society, building technology and for economic diversification of the nation, DHI positions itself to collaborate, build program and […]

FCB staffs surrender 61 subsidized LPG cylinders to mark Foundation Day

The staffs of the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) have surrendered 61 subsidized Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders to avail non-subsidized LPG cylinders through “Our Gyenkhu: Citizen’s Initiative for the Benefit of Rural and Underprivileged Households in Bhutan” while marking FCB’s 45th Foundation Day. FCB is the first agency to come forward in Phuentsholing […]

Indian community celebrates 73rd Independence Day

The Indian community in Bhutan observed the 73rd Independence Day of India with a ceremonial function in the morning of August 15 at the Embassy Residence in Thimphu.  The National Flag of India was hoisted by Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj, followed by singing of the National Anthem by attendees. The Ambassador read out the President’s Address […]

Restarting life At 35! – Kartik Bajoria

A couple of days ago I turned 39. I’m now in the last year I’ll be in my 30’s! Society dictates that it is one’s 30’s in which career heights are reached, milestones attained, landmarks achieved. If I judge my own life through the lens of this established status quo, I tend to feel like […]

Harness technology to create employment

Currently, Bhutan has a huge problem with unemployment and job forecasting. For instance, a huge number of engineering students are being churned out on a regular basis but they don’t have jobs. Whom do we blame? The labor ministry for failing to forecast employment or the education sector for the same? It’s a shame that […]