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   HM grants audience to earthquake relief unit members | HM appoints Dzongdags | HM appoints privy council members | Chinese Ambassador calls on PM | Third International Conference for Financing for Development held

29 Mar 2014 | Gopal S Mongar | COMMENTS 0

Alternative renewable energy expensive in Bhutan

The cost of using hydroelectric energy at the consumer level is so low, that it discourages the use of other alternative renewable energy which is expensive

29 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

His Majesty graces Friday Forum at RIGSS

His Majesty graced the Friday Forum at the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies.

27 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Thimphu joins millions to observe Earth Hour

As part of the global movement UNDP is partnering with Dorje Events to observe Earth Hour in Thimphu.

27 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Week-long blood donation drive and non-communicable disease screening a success: MoH

Some 2418 people attended Non-Communicable Disease screening and 1029 people donated blood during the weeklong drive between February 18 and 27.

27 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan to introduce Inactivated Polio Vaccine in 2015

Bhutan is planning to introduce one dose of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in July 2015. This is in line with the global polio endgame strategic plan 2013-2018.

27 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Job fair “to achieve full employment”

The 11th job fair will be held tomorrow, March 28, 2014 in the open space behind Changlimithang Stadium, Thimphu.

21 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

PM inaugurates the IAT Farm and Landscape Greening Project

Coinciding with the International Day of Happiness, on March 20, Prime Minister inaugurated the Integrated Agriculture Technology Farm at Wangsisina.

21 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Japan provides US$ 207,770 grant to Bhutan

Japan will provide a grant amounting US$ 207,770 under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects to Bhutan.

19 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Brand Bhutan to build public private partnerships and counter unemployment and poverty

Project on the promotion of Brand Bhutan will be signed between Bhutan, UNDP Bhutan, supported by Japan through UNDP-Japan Partnership Fund

19 Mar 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

DT allows Pemagatshel shop owners repair their sheds

Pemagatshel now allows shopkeepers renovate their shops when there is talk on relocating the town to Denchi. The dzongkhag in past banned any repair and maintenance works even when there were grave dangers.

19 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Bhutan Celebrates International Day of Happiness

Bhutan will celebrate the International Day of Happiness by offering a thousand butter lamps at the National Memorial Chorten.

12 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Sarpang, Gelephu important towns for economy

Government will initiate development activities in Gelephu, Sarpang and support it.

12 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

143 police recruit completes Royal Bhutan Police Training

Some 143 police recruits graduated from the Royal Bhutan Police Training Institute completing a year-long training

08 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 1

Third Bimstec Summit concludes

In his Summit statement Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay stressed on the need to capitalize on the enormous potential of the region for the benefit of its people.

08 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

First meeting of Small Development Project Committee for 11 FYP approves 59 projects

First meeting of the Small Development Project Committee for the 11 FYP approved 59 projects amounting to Nu 1.8 billion

05 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Sonam Wangdi is Personal Secretary to His Majesty The King.

His Majesty The King appointed Major Sonam Wangdi as the Personal Secretary to His Majesty The King.

05 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

His Majesty appoints Royal Privy Council member

His Majesty The King granted Kabney and Patang to Thinley Dorji and appointed him as a member of the Royal Privy Council.

05 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

HM Promotes Chief Operations Officer

His Majesty The King, promoted the Chief Operations Officer of RBA, Major General Batoo Tshering, to the rank of Lieutenant General.

04 Mar 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

PM attends Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation

On the sidelines of the Summit, the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay meets the Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

04 Mar 2014 | Rabi C Dahal | COMMENTS 0

India approves Rs 1765 crores interim cost escalation for the Punatshangchu I

India has approved the interim cost escalation for the Punatshangchu I hyrdopower project amounting to Rs. 1765 crores.

28 Feb 2014 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

Prime Minister to attend Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation summit

During the Summit the Prime Minister will hold bilateral talks with the leaders of other BIMSTEC member states to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest






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