Sports scholarships for students in RUB colleges

The Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) and Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) has signed a memorandum of understanding to set up sports scholarships for students in colleges. Every year, 20 scholarships would be provided in the various colleges of the RUB to study diploma or under graduate programs. The press release from RUB said the scholarships are especially More...

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By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Stakeholders discuss disturbances on wetlands and adopt the Kanchenjunga Landscape

Representatives from member countries of International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Bhutan, Nepal and India, discussed the effects of natural and human disturbances on wet land during a three More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Bhutan to boost ICT

Bhutan is moving closer to achieving e-governance, as the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) concluded the second phase of its ICT e-Gov master plan on April 14 at Banquet Hall, Thimphu. The point More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Motor vehicle numbers increase despite the ban

The 5th edition of Annual Info-comm and Transport Statistical Bulletin 2014 states that the number of vehicles in the country has increased by 0.71 %, whereas the number of taxis has declined by 3.04% during 2012 More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Bhutanese workers slowly getting jobs and training abroad

The overseas employment program is one of the strategies adopted by the government to ease the unemployment problem in the country. The Ministy of Labour and Human Resources plans on sending some 30,000 Bhutanese More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Cold storage facilities to make home grown vegetables available

Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) has identified five places in the country to establish advanced cold storage facilities to retain home grown vegetables, especially potatoes, to make it available for the More...

By Tashi Deki On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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The threat of vector-borne diseases in Bhutan

In order to control vector-borne diseases in the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) will observe the World Health Day in Phuentsholing with the theme of vector-borne diseases on April 7. A clean up campaign will More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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A summit to better business

National and international participants gathered for the first ever Better Business Summit, in the capital, that started on March 26. The summit was held to promote policies, strengthen institutions and generate More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Bhutan to observe Earth Hour today

Bhutan will join rest of the world today, in observing the Earth Hour, by switching off the lights. The day is observed on the last Saturday of March every year because it is a time of spring and fall equinoxes More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Boosting aquaculture in Bhutan to reduce fish imports

A study carried out by the National Center for Aquaculture (NCA) in Gelephu found that Bhutan imported 4,853 metric tonnes (MT) of fish in 2012 costing Indian Rupees (INR) 350 million. The center is looking at methods More...