ECB all set to conduct the third Thromde elections

Bhutan will witness its third Thromde elections on April 28th The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is all geared up to conduct the third Thromde elections in Thimphu, Gelephu and Phuentsholing on April 28 amid strict lockdown and surging COVID-19 positive cases in the border town, which went on high alert after the detection of […]

RSTA submits suggestions to MoIC to solve vehicle ownership transfer issues

A person selling a vehicle should report to the authority within 15 days of the sale and transfer the ownership as per the RSTA Act 1999 The Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) has made some suggestions to solve the issues related to the transfer of vehicle ownership to the Ministry of Information and Communications […]

Drowning: a public health issue in Punakha

Eight cases of drowning have been recorded by the Punakha police Looks can be deceiving The popular rivers of Phochhu and Mochhu in Punakha, which meander merrily through the sides of the majestic Punakha Dzong and join to form the Punatshangchhu, can be a befitting example of this adage. While the rivers may appear serene […]

Need to review country’s health system, says WHO Representative

The best experts in the world cannot tell the COVID-19 would end in a day, a month or even one year; the fight is still going on, says Dr Rui There is an immediate need to review thoroughly the health system in the country by taking lessons learnt from the COVID-19, according to World Health […]

12th Plan Mid-Term Review underway

The Mid-Term Review (MTR) for the 12th Plan began on Thursday with the government looking at the status of the projects under the ministries, quality of service delivery, budget spent, how to improve performance and the use of resources till now and the way forward. The MTR will also see an integration of Annual Performance […]