Startup weekend at CST begins

Fourth Techstars Startup Weekend, a business idea competition at College of Science and Technology (CST) started yesterday, attracting more than 60 participants. The event that has students of four degree colleges under Royal University of Bhutan taking part will end tomorrow. The 54-hour event has brought together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and experts from all domains. […]

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Their Majesties attend Royal Cremation Ceremony of Late Thai King

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen offered last respects to His Late Majesty King Bhumibol of Thailand during the Royal Cremation Ceremony at Sanam Luang in Bangkok Thursday. His Majesty conveyed messages of condolence to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand on behalf of the people of Bhutan. Following a yearlong […]

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Smart phones, new media, and ignorant users-Rabi C Dahal

Whether you live in cities or a rural Bhutanese village, the ability to sift through information and evaluate media messages is an important skill in this 21st century – and the digital revolution has made it even more critical. The explosion of digital media and social networking platforms has transformed citizens into publishers and broadcasters. […]

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Will GST curb tax evasion in Bhutan too? – DharmA Nath Gupta

The GST (Goods and Services Tax) has been the biggest major indirect-tax reform in independent India. It is envisioned that one indirect tax for the whole nation will make India one unified common market. There is no denying the fact that tax collections have increased due to increase in the database and number of tax […]

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Lone female candidate from Dagana to contest for NC

Among 20 candidates seeking to contest the upcoming National Council (NC) elections from Dagana, the only female candidate, Chador Wangmo, hopes to become the first democratically elected female national councilor from the dzongkhag. The mother of one said she decided to contest in the NC elections as no other woman was coming forward from her […]

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