Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs declares a holiday on account of snowfall.

The Home Minister Lyonpo Damcho Dorji said that the government had declared Wednesday 5th march 2014 as a public holiday given the snowfall in Thimphu and other parts of the country. This will mean that all government offices will be shut. Thimphu saw some late night rainfall that turned to snowfall by early morning. Though this is not Thimphu’s More...

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By Tanden Zangmo On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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High risk of Black Necked Cranes abandoning its habitat in Bumthang

Bumthang is considered as one of the prime habitat areas for the Black-necked cranes (BNCs), but of late, the number of the birds roosting in the dzongkhag has reportedly plummeted. The conservationist say there More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Book on late Gayum Ashi Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck launched

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck launched a dzongkha biography book of Her Majesty the late Gayum, Ashi Phuntsho Choden Wangchuck at the Convention Centre in Thimphu yesterday. The launch was More...

By tb admin On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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His Majesty urges Sherubtse students to work hard  

His Majesty in Sherubtse College, Kanglung His Majesty The King granted an audience to the students of Sherubtse College in Kanglung on 12th February just as they began their new academic session. His Majesty spoke More...

By The Bhutanese On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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The Upper House recommends a National Land Policy after going through RAA report on leasing land

The National Council Good Governance Committee recommended adopting a National Land policy, correcting current shortfalls immediately, and to strictly monitor the encroachment into government land and government More...

By The Bhutanese On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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Man arrested and detained for ‘raping’ a cow

In what may seem unbelievable, a rape case has been filed against a man for raping a cow in Beldro village, Kazhi gewog under Wangduephodrang last month. The man, in his 20’s, was arrested from his house in Wangdue More...

By tb admin On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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MoA suspends formation of community forests, only for the time being

A community forest in Umling Gewog under Sarpang dzongkhag (pic courtesy- bbs.bt)   The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) will not discontinue the practice of community forests, says the Minister More...

By tb admin On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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Police on the lookout for second suspect involved in a gang rape

Police have arrested one of the two suspects A 24-year-old woman was admitted to the Wangduephodrang hospital on the evening of January 23 after she was found in an unconscious and half-naked state by her employer, More...

By tb admin On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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MoA suspends formation of community forests, only for the time being

A community forest in Umling Gewog under Sarpang dzongkhag (pic courtesy- bbs.bt)                     The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) will not discontinue More...

By tb admin On Monday, January 27th, 2014
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More than 3 months, drowned body not found

The search for the body of a 23-year-old woman, who drowned in the Punatsangchhu on the morning of October 24, is still ongoing. Sources in contact with this paper said police personnel and army soldiers volunteered More...