About 20,000 children yet to receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

The second dose of Covid-19 vaccine for children will be rolled out from the second week of September, says Health Minister Around 59,000 children between 12 to 17 years accounting to 78.6% of the eligible children population have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.  The information was shared by Health Minister Dasho Dechen […]

PM gets names of six MPs for Home Minister’s post

All the six non-ministerial MPs are potential candidates, PM says Around names of six MPs (Member of Parliament) have been submitted to the Prime Minister by the party members of the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) for the vacant post of the Home Minister. This was divulged by Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering during the Meet-The-Press […]

The wrath of monsoon

The monsoon is here and we have seen it wreak havocs in many parts of the country this week. Incessant rain triggered a landslide at Khoraypam near the Pemagatshel town on the early morning of August 26, which claimed lives of a couple, while their one-year-old daughter is still reported to be missing. The incident […]