iBest starts work on Dragon Tales

Preserving the tradition of storytelling Bhutanese society’s oral tradition of storytelling has always played an important role in imparting social beliefs along with the moral value of entertainment. In olden times, storytelling was done through folktales, songs, dances, and various means the communities adopted to pass down tales to the new generation. This kind of […]

Businesswoman accused of breaching COVID-19 travel protocol refutes allegations

A 37-year-old businesswoman based in Gelephu has claimed that she did not breach any quarantine protocol and followed it to travel to Thimphu on November 6, contrary to what was reported in a Kuensel article dated November 14. She said before planning her trip to Thimphu, on November 5, she had visited the Central Regional […]

A sacred responsibility!

The much awaited result of the bye-election of the Chhoekhor-Tang constituency in Bumthang is finally out with Dawa from the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) securing almost 63% of the total votes cast on Thursday. While this election may not have been that significant in terms of the size and magnitude compared to the elections that […]

Why did the votes go to Dawa?

The people of Chhoekhor -Tang Constituency, a DPT stronghold for the past three consecutive elections, have embraced a new candidate from the ruling party, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and rejected the Opposition party. This was unlike what happened in Pemagatshel when former PM Jigme Y. Thinley resigned. This affinity towards a new political party, in […]

Parliament likely to ratify European Investment Banking

Though the Opposition objects strongly The European Investment Bank (EIB) framework agreement is likely to be ratified by parliament in the upcoming session which will begin from November 26  as the government has addressed some of the objections on EIB raised by the National Council (NC) which had rejected the framework agreement in 2015. The […]