For genuine democracy

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Thromde elections in the three Thromdes of Thimphu, Phuentsholing and Gelephu were successfully held as scheduled this week. A heartening development of the elections this time is that the overall voter turnout increased by many folds as compared to the previous elections. This is a good indication; meaning that an […]

‘We are worried’- PM

Lyonchhen says the government is equally concerned about the increased Covid-19 cases in India With the second wave of the Covid-19 continuing to wreak havoc in India, Prime Minister Dasho Dr Lotay Tshering, during a press meeting on Friday, said the government is concerned about what will happen here in the country in two weeks’ […]

Decline in economy growth rate will have no impact on standard of living, says PM

Bhutan’s GDP is projected at 3.3% in the next fiscal year 2021-2022 The decline in the economy growth rate or Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would not impact the standard of living of the people, said Prime Minister Dasho Dr Lotay Tshering during the virtual Press Meet in Thimphu yesterday.The finance ministry had forecasted a positive […]