A historic win and Bhutan’s growing strength in football

The intensive effort put into grooming and training the young national footballers by the Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) has finally paid off with a 1-0 victory in the first round of World Cup qualifying match against Sri Lanka on March 12. Bhutan which is the lowest-ranked team in the world, faced off with the higher ranked Sri Lanka in the World More...

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By The Bhutanese On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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HM asks students to compete and excel with the world

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to 174 students who received scholarships to study abroad after excelling in their Class 12 examinations on 11th March 2014. His Majesty The King congratulated the students More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Govt says Opposition’s stand on CoS shows disrespect to RCSC

MoEA Minister also refutes allegations made against him by the Opposition Reacting to the stand taken by the Opposition party on the RCSC’s decision to reassign the three secretaries, the Prime Minister Lyonchhen More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Mistreatment allegations puts MoLHR’s oversea employment program under the spotlight

One major misgiving of the government’s oversea employment program that sent Bhutanese youth to work abroad was on the danger of them getting mistreated. This prophecy seems to have come true at least in one More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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PM say a lot has to be done for drinking and irrigation water

In response to a question from the writer on the drinking and irrigation water problem facing Bhutan, the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay admitted that both drinking and irrigation water were major issues More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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India allocates Nu 61.6 bn as aid to Bhutan in annual budget

India has allocated its largest share of foreign aid to Bhutan, among its neighboring countries for the fiscal year 2015-2016. This was declared during the presentation on “Indian Budget (2015-16): Opportunities More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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MPs who imported Prados have to now pay 50% sales tax with grace period over

The Sales Tax will be only be refunded once the Entitlement Bill receives Royal assent According to a senior official in the Ministry of Finance, the Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC) will be asking the three More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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DHI decides to go in for its own pay hike model in the future

The Druk Holdings and Investment board in its meeting on Tuesday gave the go ahead to DHI to implement its own annual salary increment system which will no longer be linked to the ad-hoc salary hikes in the civil More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Govt to allocate plots in Industrial Estates from July 2015 after EDP and FDI is revamped

In a move that will be welcomed by industrialists and investors, the government will start allocating plots in all or most of the four new planned Industrial Estates from July 2015 onwards. The Minister for Economic More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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DHI gives 24.5 to 32 percent pay hike to maintain 15 percent edge over civil service

The catch is that the performance based allowance has been increased In what will be welcome news for 6,627 employees of Druk Holdings and Investment (DHI) owned companies, the DHI board has approved a pay hike More...