‘India is proud of the accomplishments of the Kingdom of Bhutan’

The new Ambassador of India to Bhutan, Ruchira Kamboj, talks to Business Bhutan reporter Thukten Zangpo about her appointment, the bilateral ties between Bhutan and India, priorities for Bhutan and India, Bhutan’s 12th Plan and democracy in Bhutan. Ambassador Kamboj is the first woman Ambassador of India to Bhutan. She joined the Indian Foreign Service […]

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Programming competition to be held annually among colleges

Inter-Collegiate programming competition will now be an annual event among undergraduates of various colleges under the Royal University of Bhutan. With the success of the first Inter-collegiate programming competition in College of Science and Technology recently, the college faculty are saying that the competition will be an annual event. The college has been organizing the […]

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BBS awaits switchover to digital network

As the nation goes from analog to digital in television (TV) system, Bhutan Broadcasting Service Corporation (BBSC) still operates two analogue TV networks for television services. The Bhutan Infocomm and Media Authority (BICMA) extended time for switchover from analog to digital Television for Thimphu Thromde until May 31 and it will be carried out phase-wise […]

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Essilor delivers first 10,000 pairs of glasses

Bhutan-Essilor partnership to reduce poor vision in the country was launched last Tuesday with Her Majesty Gyalyum Kesang Choeden Wangchuck presenting eyeglasses to Bhutanese citizens in Thimphu. Through Her Majesty’s effort, Essilor International had pledged to donate 400,000 pairs of eyeglasses that will benefit the Bhutanese population. The donation of eyeglasses consists of glasses for […]

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Two units of toilet opened for commuters and vendors at Wangsisina

The Highway Restroom comprising two units of toilet at Wangsisina in Thimphu was inaugurated and handed over to the five vegetable vendors operating in the area on Thursday. The five vegetable vendors will take turns to run the facility here on. The two units of toilet at Wangsisina is one among the many programs the […]

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