Dengue cases cross 500 in Phuentsholing

The hospital adds two more doctors and eight beds Dengue cases in Phuentsholing General Hospital (PGH) have hit a record of more than 500 this year. Last year, only 20 cases were detected in the hospital. The first case was detected on July 5 in the hospital. Since then the cases are on the rise. […]

Zero tolerance in corruption through NIACS

Reinvigorating the policy on ‘zero tolerance to corruption’ and in an effort to reinforce ‘DAMTSI’ as the core Bhutanese value the ‘National Integrity and Anti-Corruption Strategy (NIACS) 2019-2023’ was launched on August 14. Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering graced the launch at Terma Linca. With the theme ‘DAMTSI: Developing Accountable, Moral and Transparent Systems and Individuals’, […]

SDF to finance US$ 13mn for purchase of ATR 42-600

SAARC Development Fund (SDF) will finance US$ 13mn which will be around Nu 918mn for purchase of Druk Air’s ATR 42-600. SDF will finance 70% of the total cost of aircraft as a loan at 4% interest rate for the period of ten years and Drukair will finance 30% as equity. The new aircraft will […]