Bhutan Hyundai Motors unveils Hyundai Venue

Bhutan Hyundai Motors (BHM) launched subcompact Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) Hyundai Venue at the clock tower square in Thimphu on Tuesday. Hyundai Venue is a well-designed, smart urban SUV, and comes with attractive pricing as the lowest variant (E 1.2 petrol) of Hyundai Venue costs Nu 0.637mn with 0.8mn vehicle quota and Nu 0.9mn without […]

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Multi-level car parkings not running as expected

A few people use the two multi-level car parking (MLCP) in Thimphu but the management is hopeful the situation would change for the better with the closing of parking areas in Norzin Lam. The MLCP-II, near Thimphu Thromde (municipal) began operations from July 18 and MLCP-I started operations from August 1.  “There are low occupancy […]

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More than 100 students from RTC compete for Entrepreneurship Development Loan

A total of 117 second-year business program students from Royal Thimphue College (RTC) will be competing for the Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) Loan for two days, from August 23-24. They will compete in the Loden Student Empowerment through Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) Program, to be held at RTC. The two-day event also includes teaching the fundamentals of […]

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Bhutan connects to global research and education community

Local researchers, academics and medical doctors can benefit from extensive global collaboration opportunities that foster knowledge sharing and capacity development with the launch of European Union (EU) co-funded Asi@Connect Bhutan project on August 21 in Thimphu. The project enables its regional high capacity and high quality internet network, Trans Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) to connect […]

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Strengthening women’s participation in leadership

Ensuring gender equality is a priority of the government and one of the sustainable development goals. With the launch of Bhutan Women Parliamentary caucus (BWPC) on August 14, the initiative would ensure gender equality in elected offices and leadership by facilitating and organizing support for women to succeed thereby multiplying the number of women role […]

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Indian community celebrates 73rd Independence Day

The Indian community in Bhutan observed the 73rd Independence Day of India with a ceremonial function in the morning of August 15 at the Embassy Residence in Thimphu.  The National Flag of India was hoisted by Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj, followed by singing of the National Anthem by attendees. The Ambassador read out the President’s Address […]

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