GIC ground inauguration postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19

The first upcoming international cricket ground which was supposed to be inaugurated in April 2020 has been postponed to 2021 due to the impact of Covid-19. Presently, the ground is known as the Gelephu International Cricket Ground (GICG) and is located opposite to the Gelephu Higher Secondary School. The ground is facilitated with six center […]

Bhutan, India agree to Air Travel Bubble Arrangement

With Bhutan and India agreeing to Air Travel Bubble Arrangement (ATBA) on September 18, Drukair operated its first flight under this arrangement to Bagdogra, India on Thursday. The ATBA is expected to enable flight operations between the two countries till the resumption of normal International flights between Bhutan and India. With this arrangement, Drukair will […]

More than 5,000 graduates to vie for 936 civil service slots

With the Preliminary Examination (PE) nearing, university graduates are busy preparing for a potential lucrative and secure job in the civil service. The examination is on November 8. The number of vacancies in the civil service has increased by 253 slots but the number of graduates appearing the preliminary exam (PE) 2020 has increased concurrently […]

Organic potatoes surpass yield expected

The National Center for Organic Agriculture (NCOA) has demonstrated that a new potato variety Yusimaap under the organic crop management yielded comparatively good to the conventional method of growing defying findings from studies that it would be drastically low. The National Potato Program (NPP) under NCOA carried out the Yusimaap cultivation under organic management at […]

Bhutanese willing to go back to work in the Middle East

But they must sign an undertaking issued by the MoFA The corona-virus pandemic has been devastating for Bhutanese workers abroad. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues worldwide, Bhutanese workers have returned to the country. As of September 29, 2020, there were 9,111 Bhutanese workers who had returned to the country. Due to the pandemic, most Bhutanese […]

Southern Bhutan under smart lockdown to control COVID-19 spread: Health Minister

The government has imposed smart lockdown in the southern places in the country that were potential hotspots for COVID19, said Health Minister Dechen Wangmo during press briefing yesterday. “MoH is reviewing the current COVID19 situation and smart lockdown is proving very useful to bring down the number of new cases in the country,” she said, […]