With less than two months left for administering the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, the government is optimistic that the vaccine will be received on time, said Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji during the virtual press meet yesterday. “Though the pandemic has hit India at this time, we are hoping that the government of […]
Eight pieces of SP+ were sold for Nu 1,200 Despite the country’s borders being closed since March 23, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and strict surveillance put in place, large quantities of illegal drugs are still finding its way into the country. Based on information from one of their informants on April 17, Punakha […]
The overall voter turnout has increased this year as compared to the previous elections The number of woman elected in the Thromde elections from the three Thromdes of Thimphu, Phuentsholing and Gelephu decreased as compared to the second Thromde elections in these Thromdes. However, the number of woman candidate contesting for the Thromde elections has […]
PM says protocols in quarantine facilities are strict now In the wake of employees and front-liners from quarantine facilities testing positive to Covid-19, questions have emerged whether adequate Covid-19 protocols are in place at quarantine facilities and that they are diligently followed by people stationed and working there. Recently, Covid-19 positive cases among front-liners from […]
About Nu 8,040mn is the cumulative expenditure as of December last year The Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) estimates to complete most of their major activities by 2023. The plans were presented during the 12th Five-Year Plan mid-term review. The major activities are professionalization of construction sector, construction of industry roadmap, enhance sustainability […]
The Punakha police recorded three statutory rape cases in 2020 A 73-year-old man from Barp gewog in Punakha has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Punakha district court on April 5 for the offence of statuary rape. According to section 181 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Act of Bhutan 2011, a defendant […]
MP Kuenga Loday was detained for almost a month Member of Parliament (MP) from Khamdang-Ramjar constituency in Trashiyangtse Kuenga Loday, who was detained along with his nephew for almost a month, has been now granted bail by the Trashiyangtse district court from March 30 till May 18. The MP along with his nephew was arrested […]
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗺𝗮𝗶𝗻 𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗯𝗲𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗹𝘆 𝗻𝗲𝘄𝘀𝗽𝗮𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆’𝘀 𝗴𝗿𝗼𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗽𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘀𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗮 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵 𝗮 𝗻𝗲𝘄𝘀𝗽𝗮𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗮 𝘂𝗻𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲 𝗻𝗶𝗰𝗵𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝘄𝗻, 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗰𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗻 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲, 𝗼𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻-𝗱𝗲𝗽𝘁𝗵 𝗻𝗲𝘄𝘀 𝗰𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗱𝘀.