Former police constable to contest for NC from Mongar

A 32-year-old former police constable, Neten, will contest in the upcoming National Council (NC) elections from Mongar. Neten from Sanadang village, Chaskhar, Mongar has served eight years with the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP). After completing class X from Mongar, Neten joined the RBP. Later he decided to do continue higher secondary education from Bajothang under […]

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Exploring market for local agro products in third countries

A business entity based in Phuentsholing, Bhutan Business Export Line (BBEL), is exploring to enhance exports of Bhutanese agricultural products to the third countries. The company, formed by Shiva Lal Subedi along with three other businessmen, has already exported dried agricultural products to the third countries, such as Dubai, Kuwait, the United States and Netherlands. […]

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Udzorong Central School receives water filtration unit

Udzorong Central School in Trashigang recently received a sky hydrant water filtration unit from Disaster Aid Australia (DAA) the installation works of which were carried out by the Rotary club of Thimphu. Vice Principal of Udzorong Central School said that the water filtration unit would ensure clean and safe drinking water supply to the students. […]

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MHPA to be commissioned by Oct-Nov this year

Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA) is scheduled to be commissioned by October-November this year coinciding with the 50th anniversary celebration of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India. The 720-MW Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project, a run-of-the-river scheme located in central Bhutan is one of the 10 hydroelectric projects under the 10,000 MW hydropower initiative, developed by the […]

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Youngest council aspirant from Paro inspired by former US President, Barack Obama

Twenty-eight year old Jangchub Dorji who runs a successful family mushroom growing business in his own hometown is the youngest National Council (NC) aspirant from Paro. From Gatana village under Luni gewog, Paro, Jangchub Dorji completed his Bachelors in English in Environmental from Royal Thimphu College. After completing his studies, he went back to his […]

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Chharo app to facilitate cashless transactions

In line with the national goal to encourage a cashless economy and promote financial inclusion, Bank of Bhutan (BoB) launched mobile e-wallet “Chharo” yesterday. Chharo is the first e-wallet to be introduced in the country.  It is an e-wallet application available for free download on both Android and iOS platform allowing anyone including tourists and […]

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