Tag Archives: National News

DTT, a party as old as democracy in Bhutan

โ€ฆ Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa to hold party convention on May 2 A new party in the political fray, Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa is as old as democracy in the country, there has been a grassroots movement, a candidate says. The party will hold a party convention on May 2 to adopt the party charter, and elect its president, vice president, and …

Read More »

Strengthening Indo-Bhutan ties

To strengthen the already existing close ties of friendship and cooperation between India and Bhutan, and following the long-established tradition of regular exchange of high-level visits between the two countries, Dr. S. Jaishankar visit to Bhutan is countryโ€™s first high-level official visit since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of India was in the …

Read More »

๐—š๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜†๐˜€ โ€“ ๐—•๐—–๐—ฆ๐—˜, ๐—Ÿ๐—–๐—ฆ๐—–

โ€ฆ Female pass percentage too surpasses malesโ€™ by 0.29 percent In both the categories, Bhutan Certificate of Secondary Examination (BCSE), and Language and Cultural Studies Certificate (LCSC), girls are head and shoulders above the boys. The pass percentage is also higher for females, surpassing the males by 0.29 percent. The pass percentage for female is 70.25 percent while the pass …

Read More »

๐—ž๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜…๐—ถ๐—บ๐˜‚๐—บ ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€

In the 2021โ€™s Class XII examinations set by Bhutan Council for School Examinations and Assessment (BCSEA) โ€“ Karma Academy produced five national toppers. Karma Academy bagged the first position in both commerce and arts streams. It also bagged the second position in each of the two streams. For the science stream, it bagged the third position. The school bagged five …

Read More »

โ€œ๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—ท๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜๐—น๐—ฒ, ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜†โ€: ๐—”๐˜€๐—ต๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ต๐—ถ

As the first-ever Drukyulโ€™s Literature Festival kicked-off, the first session to play was of Indian author Ashwin Sanghi. Ashwin is a beloved writer in India and across the world. He has written many best sellers, and he was also included in a Forbes 100 list in India. But it wasnโ€™t just Ashwinโ€™s presence that made the session special. The inaugural …

Read More »

๐—ฆ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—บ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป โ€˜๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟโ€™

As Chair of the Small States Forum Lyonpo Namgay Tshering delivered the opening statement and moderated the virtual SSF. The Forum shed light on the multifarious challenges confronted by Small States due to the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and increasing threats from climate change. The way forward to build back better and need for development financing …

Read More »

๐—ก๐—ผ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟโ€™๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ: ๐—ฆ๐—– ๐—ฅ๐—š

Many netizens are demanding reinvestigation of the molestation case where a 58-year-old former teacher in Tsirang was convicted of molesting 10 students in 2019, but the Supreme Court (SC) Registrar General (RG) said there would be no โ€œreinvestigationโ€. He said the SC inquired about the case, and found Dil Bahadur Chettri was proven to be guilty beyond reasonable doubt. The …

Read More »

๐—š๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€

Representatives of the 194 gaydrungs across the country submitted two pleas to the Prime Minister, and the Opposition Leader, they are seeking for term extension and compensations for the retrenchment. According to the representatives of the gaydrungs, they say that either of the pleas, extension will help them to chart their future properly while compensation will help them to transition …

Read More »

๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ, ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—–๐—ข๐—ฉ๐—œ๐——-๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜€

To ensure safe learning and teaching environment with the opening of the schools across the country, schools adopt innovative and strict COVID-19 protocols. Besides schools following the COVID-19 protocols like using mask, washing hands and maintaining social distancing, each schools have their own innovative and strict strategies to ensure safe learning and teaching environment for the students and the teachers. …

Read More »

๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜€

In an exclusive interview with Bhutan TODAY, Sherab Namgay, the Managing Director of Bhutan Board Products Limited talks about BBPLโ€™s Wood Mulch Manure โ€“ โ€˜Greenureโ€™, its pricing schemes, production capacity and the endeavor to complement the countryโ€™s National Organic Flagship Project, additionally, the Managing Director also talks about the automation of the plant to blend a greater yield of organic …

Read More »