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Lockdown in Samdrup Jongkhar to continue 2021-05-10 08:45:31The 72-hour lockdown in Samdrup Jongkhar town was supposed to end today, however, with the increasing number of primary and secondary contacts of posi

Adequate oxygen supply in stock 2021-05-10 08:44:55The National Referral Hospital in Thimphu has 1,200 oxygen cylinders in stock to ensure it doesn't run out of supply amidst the increasing number of

Entertainment centres, tourism and travel-related businesses exempted from 2021-05-10 08:44:11Owners of entertainment centres and tourism and travel-related businesses in the country are worried that their businesses might continue to remain cl

Supreme Court conducts opening hearing of the false 2021-05-10 08:43:05The Supreme Court conducted the opening hearing for the former Home Minister, Dasho Sherub Gyeltshen along with four other officials of the Royal Insu

Thimphu Thrompon-elect Ugyen Dorji commits to make the 2021-05-10 08:35:34With more than a decade of experience in urban planning for the country’s biggest and fastest-developing thromde, Thimphu Thrompon-elect Ugyen D

Hoteliers in core town grappling water shortage- Gelegphu 2021-05-10 08:34:53Some hoteliers catering as quarantine centres in Gelegphu Thromde are grappling with water shortage for almost a week now. Owing to decreased volume o

Second round of mass screening postponed, Phuentshogling 2021-05-10 08:34:41The task force in Phuentshogling was planning for another round of mass screening in the town to initiate further unlocking of the lockdown. It was su

Media denied access to evidence hearing in the 2021-05-10 07:23:21The Thimphu District Court conducted the evidence hearing of the four defendants involved in the case concerning the alleged commission of criminal co

Paro Valley Development Plan inconveniencing residents to develop 2021-05-10 05:36:30People in Paro are facing inconveniences in construction-related works and other developmental activities due to the Dzongkhag’s new Development

Duenchhukha GC Road blacktopping completes ahead of deadline 2021-05-10 00:44:24Blacktopping of the Duenchhukha Gewog Centre (GC) road in Samtse is complete. It was finished seven months ahead of schedule. The blacktopped road is

Samdrup Jongkhar town goes under lockdown for three 2021-05-07 08:15:46Samdrup Jongkhar town is under complete lockdown for at least three days following the detection of a COVID-19 positive case from the community.

A Bhutanese spends nearly 3 hours on social 2021-05-07 08:15:32While using social media provides users with an avenue to many opportunities, the number of hours spent on various social media platforms has become a


LG leaders want Paro valley development plan reviewed New! 2021-05-11 01:01:16Four years since local leaders implemented the Paro Valley Development Plan (PVDP), the guiding framework for Paro’s development and land use fo

Samdrupjongkhar lifts lockdown, activates zoning system New! 2021-05-11 00:59:22Samdrupjongkhar Covid-19 taskforce announced yesterday that the zoning system would be activated in the throm up to Pinchina checkpoint beginning toda

25 more electric charging stations by June New! 2021-05-11 00:55:50Come June, 25 quick charging stations will be installed in six dzongkhags for electric vehicles (EV), according to a project official.   Fifte

Shift in current horticulture practices urged for increased New! 2021-05-11 00:55:14Given Bhutan’s location in the Himalayas with rich natural resources and adjustability for climate change resilience  in different elevatio

New danger at the door New! 2021-05-11 00:52:17Covid-19 positive cases are rising in the country. New cases are shooting up from the communities. In the region, the situation is deteriorating by th

Samkhar community pays for school cook New! 2021-05-11 00:51:57Community members in Samkhar village of Jigmecholing gewog, Sarpang, came together and contributed some money voluntarily to pay the salary of a cook

Octogenarian fills potholes in Thimphu New! 2021-05-11 00:51:10For the past three years, Nakho, 81, had been filling potholes of Dechhog Lam and Dechhen Lam in Langjophaka, Thimphu. He also fills potholes on ro

Inmates of open-air prison in Tareythang engage New! 2021-05-11 00:50:30Inmates of an open-air prison (OAP) in Tareythang, Sarpang, are in quarantine to be sent back to prisons in Trashigang and Thimphu after the inmates e

Serigithang gewog officials want Sergithang-Burichhu bypass to be New! 2021-05-11 00:50:00Citing deteriorating road condition of Sergithang-Burichhu bypass in Tsirang, which was laid with granular sub-base (GSB) last year, gewog officials s

MDP closes after drivers test positive  New! 2021-05-11 00:49:14Movement of goods in and out of Phuentsholing is stopped after three drivers transporting essentials from mini-dry port (MDP) to Sorchen tested Covid-

Mass testing round two begins in P’ling tomorrow 2021-05-10 00:35:33After reporting positive cases from the community in the past two days, Phuentsholing residents will undergo a second round of mass testing from tomor

Trashigang residents concerned over increasing Covid-19 cases 2021-05-10 00:33:45The emergence of more Covid-19 cases in Samdrupjongkhar is worrying residents in neighbouring Trashigang.  Shopkeepers said there was no

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