PM sticks by stand on blaming former government’s policies for poor GDP rate in 2013.

During the question-hour session of the National Assembly on 2nd December, Nganglam constituency MP Choida Jamtsho said that the Prime Minister has mentioned in his last meet the press that the drop in GDP growth rate to 2.05% in 2013 is the result of mismanagement of the past government. He said, “However, we know that GDP growth rate in 2017-2018 More...

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By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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Tashi Air unable to execute its domestic flight operations from October

The Trashiyangtse National Council representative Tashi Phuntsho questioned the Minister for Information and Communications D.N Dungyel for allowing Tashi Air to again violate the terms and conditions of licensing More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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PM,Cabinet, Speaker meet ex-CJ to thank him for 43 yrs service

In a touching gesture the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, Cabinet Ministers and Speaker Jigme Zangpo met the former Chief Justice of Bhutan Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye to thank him. The PM in facebook post said, More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Expediting the internal highway in the South

The issue of kidnapping and abduction in the southern areas in Bhutan, in the recent past, has raised many concerns and worries among the people. However, the Gelephu MP, Gopal Gurung, said His Majesty the King’s More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Enterprise Registration Bill of Bhutan 2013 deferred to next session

The Enterprise Registration Bill of Bhutan, 2013 has been deferred to the next session of the Parliament as some of the MPs pointed out the discrepancies in the Dzongkha and English versions of the Bill, leading More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Government says 10,000 MW is still on but not by 2020

Confirming earlier news reports of The Bhutanese the Minister for Economic Affairs Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk said that 10,000 MW by 2020 cannot be achieved. Lyonpo said that in 2006 a target of 5,000 MW was set up between More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Opposition questions govt on debt, local govt and BBS.

The Opposition party, on November18 in the National Assembly (NA), questioned the government on whether the government has prepared a road map for curbing the national debt, the absence of an annual conference of More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Calendar of events for ‘Visit Bhutan 2015’ commemorating 60th Birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King launched

In commemoration of the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, on November 11 in Thimphu, a website and calendar of events of the ‘Visit Bhutan 2015’ year was launched More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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NC discusses the resolutions from the 13th session

The Upper House deliberated on the three resolutions passed during the 13th Session of the National Council (NC) and land related issues yesterday. The House passed the resolutions pertaining to shortage of liquid More...

By tb admin On Friday, November 7th, 2014
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Ministry of Railways of India looking at feasibility of doing an additional railway route to connect Bhutan

The first-ever railway link connecting India and Bhutan, the Golden Jubilee Railway, was established to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s historic visit to Bhutan in 1958. During a More...