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UNDP launches Accelerator Lab in Bhutan

The Accelerator Lab, part of UNDP global, aims to address issues in the society by testing innovative solutions from local expertise an...

Bhutan’s film industry incurs a loss of Nu 90 million

Film industry has incurred loss, as new film releases are postponed, film shootings are halted and theatres are unable to screen movies...

Covid-19 claims first victim in Bhutan

The 34-year-old man who died today is the first death case of Covid-19 in the country, Health Minister Dechen Wangmo just confirmed. T...

Bhutan: First phase of smart unlocking begins on Wednesday

Except for Thimphu and Paro, people of other dzongkhags that are considered green zone would be allowed to move within the dzongkhag fr...

Boulder export from Bhutan to neighboring countries lowest...

Bhutan’s Gelephu has exported over 500 truckloads of boulder worth Nu 8 million since March 2020. Additional 600 trucks of bould...

India, Bhutan sign pact on cooperation in peaceful uses of...

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bhutan on cooperation in the peaceful uses of...

Bhutan - The Kingdom with many new year celebrations

If you are a Bhutanese or residence living in Bhutan, you will be fascinated to witness several traditions of celebrating New Year in t...

Thimphu city of Bhutan goes into complete lockdown

Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, went into complete lockdown starting Sunday after a 25-year-old woman who visited a flu clinic at...

Bhutanese to celebrate National Day 2020 virtually

The Covid-19 pandemic would change how Bhutanese would celebrate this year’s National Day, as people are expected to stay home bu...

Israel and Bhutan establish diplomatic relations

A signing ceremony was held between the Israeli and Bhutanese ambassadors to India (above).PHOTO: ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTRY Israel...

Bhutan Parliament decriminalises homosexuality

A joint sitting of both houses of Bhutan's Parliament approved a Bill on Thursday (Dec 10) to legalise gay sex, making the tiny Himalay...

Bhutan, Bangladesh sign preferential trade deal

Bhutan and Bangladesh on Sunday signed the first ever preferential trade agreement (PTA) to boost bilateral trade. Bhutanese Economic...

Bhutan to open four new int’l trade routes soon

In what could be a major boost to the country’s bilateral and transit trade with India and Bangladesh, the Government of India (G...

BIMSTEC Convention ratification sparks debate in Bhutan

Speaker Wangchuk Namgyel during the National Assembly winter session The BIMSTEC Convention on combating international terrorism,...

Gov’t exploring to give a tablet phone each to student: Bh...

The Ministry of Education is developing Learning Management System (LMS), an e-learning platform, to prepare the ministry to tackle sit...

Satellite Bhutan-1 is just a beginning

Bhutan-1, the country’s first satellite has reached the earth’s atmosphere and is predicted to have disintegrated over Sout...

Bhutan establishes formal ties with Germany

Bhutan announced on Wednesday that it had established diplomatic relations with Germany, increasing the restricted number of capitals t...

Gender-based violence in Bhutan increases by 36.6% this ye...

Gender-based violence (GBV) in Bhutan increased by 36.6 percent this year, according to records maintained by a non-governmental organi...

Conservation sites in Bhutan receive award for doubling ti...

Transboundary partnership between the Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan and Manas Tiger Reserve in India, known as the Transboundary...

Indian media hype Pangda village as in Bhutan

Pangda village With some Indian media hyping a Chinese village two kilometers within Bhutanese territory, which is claimed to the...

India announces plans to launch Bhutanese satellite, provi...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday announced India’s preparations to launch a Bhutanese satellite into space and provi...