Roadblock at Bhalujhora to be cleared today

The road to Pasakha which was blocked by a mudslide at Bhalujhora is being cleared since yesterday. The Department of Roads (DoR) and the Association of Bhutanese Industries (ABI) have deployed four excavators to clear the blockade. It is expected that the blockade would be cleared and would be open to traffic today. The massive […]

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RMA opens INR exchange counter in Phuentsholing

Governor of the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMA) Dasho Penjor inaugurated an Indian Rupee (INR) exchange counter at the regional immigration office in Phuentsholing yesterday to facilitate Indian tourists to exchange currency during their stay in Bhutan. With this facility now, Indian tourists visiting Bhutan can avail exchange facility in INR cash into Ngultrum […]

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How WeChat might change the 2018NA election result! – RABI C DAHAL

  Free media is a cornerstone of democracy.It plays a vital role in influencing political discourse during elections. Free and balanced traditional media (print and broadcast) foster transparency and the dissemination of important electoral information. The rise of new media such as WeChat, Twitter, and Facebook provides further avenues and possibilities for constructive public participation, […]

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Rural-Urban migration

Go back to the roots About 62% of the country’s population lives in the rural areas. However, there is a cancer-like ailment growing in the rural backwaters, which is threatening the well being of the people. According to the Population and Housing Census of Bhutan 2017, 21.7% of people have migrated to urban hubs in […]

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NHDCL completes relocating Gol building residents

National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDCL) recently completed relocating 51 families who used to reside earlier in Gol building. The company responsible for housing has relocated 48 units to the newly completed housing units near Rabten Engineering Workshop. The remaining two families were relocated to Pemaling housing colony and the old PWD Colony. Relocation was […]

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