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Teacher attrition rate highest as of May this 2019-10-15 06:58:05A total of 480 teachers left the profession as of May this year, 125 more than last year. With this, 2019 records the highest teacher attrition rate i

Locals want Gedu to be a satellite town 2019-10-15 06:57:18While meeting with the Prime Minister, the business community of Gedu in Chhukha raised concerns about the town, yesterday. Gedu town today is deprive

Punakha police arrested a 20-year-old man in connection 2019-10-15 06:49:03Punakha police have arrested a 20-year-old man from Monggar for alleged involvement in a series of burglaries. The incidents took place around a week

Bhutanese in Japan safe from Typhoon Hagibis 2019-10-15 06:48:37According to the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Bhutanese residing in Japan are all safe from the recent storm that struck the country on Saturday. The sto

ACC implicates 3 engineers of Thimphu Thromde 2019-10-15 06:48:30The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) accused three engineers of Thimphu Thromde and two contractors for collusion and bribery while carrying out devel

Bhutan’s first woman satellite engineer 2019-10-15 06:48:21Space engineering is globally still considered as a male-dominated profession. However, in Bhutan, Yeshi Choden helped break this stereotype when she

Parents hiring an individual to address the teacher 2019-10-15 06:46:27The Changzhu Primary School of Norgaygang in Samtse is faced with a teacher shortage. A teacher requirement exercise by the education ministry fo

The 7th annual Jomolhari Mountain Festival concludes 2019-10-15 06:44:21Hundreds of people including tourists attended the two-day annual Jomolhari Mountain Festival in Soe Gewog of Thimphu. The 7th Jomolhari Mou

His Majesty grants audience to Sherubtse students 2019-10-14 23:43:54His Majesty The King granted an audience to the students of Sherubtse College in Kanglung yesterday.  The post His Majesty grants audience to She

Delay in road widening work between Korila and 2019-10-14 07:04:19People travelling along Korila-Ngatshang highway in Monggar are not happy with the poor road condition and delaying of road widening works in the area

Snowman Calibration Run- completes 66km within 7 hours 2019-10-13 06:29:05The Snowman Calibration Run began today coinciding with the 8th Wedding Anniversary of His Majesty the King and the Gyaltsuen. The Run was flagged off

An ambulance driver charged for causing the death 2019-10-13 06:28:43The Wangdue Phodrang police are charging an ambulance driver of Wangdue Phodrang Hospital for the death of a policeman. The ambulance he was driving h


Teacher attrition increasing New! 2019-10-16 06:10:48A total of 480 public school teachers left the system between 2018 and 2019, 125 more than last year.Going by the records, 2019 saw the highest attrit

Highlanders celebrate seventh Jomolhari mountain festival  New! 2019-10-16 06:09:57In the country’s smallest gewog located at the base of Mount Jomolhari, more than 300 people gathered to attend the seventh Jomolhari mountain f

Plaintiff requests court to enforce judgment New! 2019-10-16 06:08:30A Mumbai-based company, Minex Metallurgical Company Ltd (MMCL), had requested the Phuentsholing drungkhag court to enforce Supreme Court’s (SC)

Study finds a decline in consumption of alcohol, New! 2019-10-16 06:07:34A survey health ministry conducted this year revealed a steady decline in the consumption of tobacco, alcohol and salt intake.

Is the system calling for change? New! 2019-10-16 06:06:42Pay is significantly important. But it is not the sole determinant, by any means. Our civil servants are recognised for the best even as they are visi

Lingzhi ECCD centres to open next year New! 2019-10-16 06:05:48Two Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centres in Lingzhi drungkhag, which have remained closed since opening earlier this year, are likely t

Fashion and textile, a new collaboration between Bhutan New! 2019-10-16 06:04:50A new collaboration between Bhutan and India will be exhibited in the field of fashion and textile heritage of the two countries. 

The sacred Phurpai drupchen in Yongla Gonpa concludes New! 2019-10-16 06:03:47Thousands of people gathered at Yongla Riwo Pelbar Dargeycholing Goenpa in Pemagatshel to receive nidrup la-wang on the morning of October 14 at

Speaking statue draws 1000s to Lhuentse tshechu New! 2019-10-16 06:02:16More than 15,000 people from Lhuentse and Mongar thronged the Lhuendrup Rinchentse dzong on October 13 to receive blessings of longevity from one of t

Picture story New! 2019-10-16 06:01:54Clean hands for all.  A student of Chali Lower Secondary School demonstrates hand washing with soap to a group of travellers at Gangola, Mongar,

First international White Cane Safety Day observed New! 2019-10-16 06:00:18More than 50 visually impaired individuals walked along the streets in Thimphu to create awareness about blindness coinciding with the International W

What’s the role of dzongdag in LG? 2019-10-15 06:11:50With decentralisation of power to elected local governments, the need to redefine the role of dzongdags, who were traditionally the chief executive of

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‘I want justice and the severest punishment to 2019-09-28 04:22:18Mother and daughter had moved out of their original home closer to the school around a month ago after a family dispute The eight-year-old deceased gi

Slowing domestic credit and Indian economy starts to 2019-09-28 04:19:40If the land prices and the building frenzy are any indication, then Bhutan’s economy has been enjoying a period of strong growth since the low o

RBA officer and Indian Lt Colonel lose life 2019-09-27 23:39:26Two lives were lost in a helicopter crash which took place on 27 September at around 1:30 PM near Younphula Domestic Airport, Trashigang, around a kil

Dark clouds gather as ACC is unhappy with 2019-09-23 23:56:51ACC files appeal to the Supreme Court and says letters, calls and texts from ACC Chairperson and Commissioner to AG on case went unanswered ACC in a p

Nu 340.399 mn not accounted for by Anim 2019-09-23 23:52:52The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) investigation of the Buddha Dordenma project has found that Lam Tshering Wangdi and Anim Damcho could not account

Bhutan Outraged: 8-year-old raped and murdered in Paro, 2019-09-22 23:48:03NA Legislative Chair proposes death penalty for rape of child Paro police recovered the dead body of an eight-year-old girl from 50 meters above Satsa

Death penalty is not the solution 2019-09-22 01:03:17The Bhutanese Newspaper’s 21st September news article and post on MP Tshewang Lhamo’s view that the Constitution and Bhutan Penal cod

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