Fall in food prices helps inflation to plummet in August

The price of consumer goods and services in August this year was 5.60% costlier than the same month last year, however, the year-on-year rate has dropped compared to the previous month which recorded 6.61%. The Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation rate reported that food prices contributed to 44% of the overall inflation, recording a 5.20% […]

Seven districts covered so far in its introductory tour

In its first introductory tour of the nation, Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa (DTT) has till date covered seven dzongkhags (districts) namely, Trongsa, Bumthang, Monggar, Lhuentse, Trashigang, Tashiyangtse and Pemagatshel. According to the Party’s President, Kinga Tshering, convening people for meetings is the biggest challenge faced. “DTT is in the east for introductory tour with prior approval […]