Bhutan Ranks 60th Worldwide in Neonatal Mortality Rate

As a way forward it is has been found that Places, People,...

Feb 22, 2018 12:32

BOC Registers Three New Sports Organisations

The Gasa Sports Association, Bhutan Aquatic Federation and the...

Feb 21, 2018 15:18

Pointillism - Bhutanese Style

“Pointillism is comparatively new in Bhutan,” he said, adding...

Feb 20, 2018 17:44

Chharo App to Facilitate Cashless Transactions

Chharo is the first e-wallet to be introduced in the country. It...

Feb 19, 2018 14:45

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Bhutan Ranks 60th Worldwide in Neonatal Mortality Rate

As a way forward it is has been found that Places, People, Products and Power to provide universal health coverage are required and...

Feb 22, 2018 12:32

REDD+ Project - US$ 4.8m Grant from World Bank

The World Bank granted USD 4.8 million to support the country’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the strengthening of...

Feb 13, 2018 07:18

Amochhu Bridge Ready Next Month

The bridge’s construction began in April 2009. DoR’s chief engineer in Phuentsholing, Dorji Wangdi, said the department is currently...

Feb 12, 2018 17:31

Wetlands For a Sustainable Urban Future

Bhutan currently has 3 sites designated as wetlands of international importance (Ramsar Sites), with a surface area of about 1,225 hectares.

Feb 04, 2018 06:43

Features

Bhutan Collars Tendrel Zangmo the Tiger

Tendrel Zangmo (meaning auspicious omen) sends her location every hour through the Global Positioning System (GPS) collar.

Feb 17, 2018 07:08

RENEW and RBP Sign MoU

“The MoU signing was as part of the CBI that aims to respond effectively to social issues such as family violence,” she said.

Feb 16, 2018 07:52

National Veterinary Hospital Opens in Thimphu

The three-storey hospital, located near the Ozone Park, is expected to meet the increasing demand for modern animal care and treatment...

Feb 08, 2018 13:12

Evergreen Bhutan's Waste Management Project In Trashiyangtse

For the past three months, young entrepreneur and the founder of Evergreen Bhutan Tshering Dorji, together with social worker Kezang Dorji...

Feb 07, 2018 07:20

Sports

BOC Registers Three New Sports Organisations

The Gasa Sports Association, Bhutan Aquatic Federation and the Bhutan Paralympic Committee are now members of the Bhutan Olympic Committee...

Feb 21, 2018 15:18

Civilian Boxers Enter Boxing Championship

The championship was organised by the BBF and the Bhutan Olympic Committee to promote and select potential boxers. More than 100 boxers from...

Feb 15, 2018 07:16

Khuru Gaining Popularity With Bhutanese Women

At the ongoing national Khuru Tournament which began on February 5 in Thimphu, the women’s Khuru tournament is more popular than the men’s.

Feb 09, 2018 12:48

Bhutanese Women’s Teams Get About 34% of Sports Prize Money

However, the Bhutan Shooting Federation, Bhutan Badminton Federation, and Bhutan Amateur Athletic Federation provide equal prize money to...

Feb 05, 2018 07:02

Business

Chharo App to Facilitate Cashless Transactions

Chharo is the first e-wallet to be introduced in the country. It is an e-wallet application available for free download on both the Android...

Feb 19, 2018 14:45

Youth Farming Cooperative in Chhukha

The cooperative invested in farming cardamom and off-season vegetables cultivation to meet the demands in the urban areas. It was also...

Feb 10, 2018 17:21

Growing Black Sesame in Nichula

“The weather and soil are suitable for this crop,” the manager said, adding that the Farm Machinery Centre (FMC) in Nichula is the only...

Feb 02, 2018 07:17

Eastern Farmers Cashing In On Watermelon Cultivation

Farmers said that growing watermelons is easier than cultivating other cash crops like chillies and potatoes, since watermelons are less...

Jan 28, 2018 16:34

Travel

Wangdue Phodrang Dzong - Rising From the Ashes

It has been around four years since the reconstruction works of the Wangdue Phodrang Dzong began after the fortress was completely razed in...

Feb 11, 2018 07:36

Gola Bazaar – An Urban Town in The Making

“Once completed, the town will serve the people with new and well facilitated structures,” he said, adding that people do not have to travel...

Feb 01, 2018 06:37

Yangtse Targets Tourists in 12th Plan

Trashiyangtse, which means the ‘Fortress of Auspicious Fortune’ is known for the many sacred pilgrim sites (nye) scattered across the...

Jan 25, 2018 11:17

Dado Tsen, the Deity of Haa

Of the increasing number of foreign tourists visiting the temple, the caretaker said, most are fascinated by the lake and the mermaid...

Jan 23, 2018 08:15

Lifestyle

Pointillism - Bhutanese Style

“Pointillism is comparatively new in Bhutan,” he said, adding that he wanted to give a new dimension to art in the country.

Feb 20, 2018 17:44

For Bhutanese - What Does the Male Earth Dog Year Has in Store?

The Male Earth Dog Year is associated with the number nine, which is red and is associated with the fire element. The number, as the highest...

Feb 18, 2018 08:10

Bhutan Marks ‘Safer Internet Day’ for Children

To help promote the positive usage of the Internet, Bhutan joined the global community to mark ‘Safer Internet Day”. The United Nations...

Feb 14, 2018 08:01

Upgrading the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Public Library

The library has more than 4,000 members with almost 2,000 active members. About 70 percent of the members are children below class X....

Feb 06, 2018 17:07

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