BICMA asks PDP to stop publishing e-newsletter

Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) wrote to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to stop publishing and circulating their e-newsletter on June 10, the day the inaugural edition of its quarterly e-newsletter was launched. PDP published its e-newsletter titled PDP Today on PDP party official Facebook page. Accoring to BICMA, as per the section 202 […]

More than 700 Indian laborers want to return home

More than 700 Indian laborers working at ongoing hydropower project sites want to return home. Currently, there are more than 5,700 laborers working at Nikachhu project, and Punatshangchhu l and ll. Most of them have already returned with the help of agencies concerned. Laborers want to return because most of them have personal problems at […]

ECCDs remain closed impacting parents and children

Though schools, colleges, and educational institutes re-opened with effect from July 1, all ECCDs are still closed due to fear of COVID-19 pandemic. Though the government informed that private ECCDs can open if owners and parents are willing, not a single center has opened until now. Pema Dorji, an in-service said with the closure of […]

Let’s not let our guard down!

It appears that complacency and indifference have got the better of us that many of us today have no regard for whatever safety measures the government has been urging the public to follow following the first confirmed COVID-19 case in March this year. Since the government adopted the ‘Phase 1-transition to a new normal’ from […]

General concern about COVID-19 extremely low

Volunteers say they are having a tough time enforcing the safety measures With the adoption of the new normal from July 1, the general public who had never been too bothered about safety measures has turned even more negligent about the rules.  Desuup Volunteer at Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL), Sonam Jamtsho said people scan […]