Bhutan - Bhutan Times
Sunday - 10th June, 2018
People offer wishes to Her Majesty
In keeping with the wishes of Their Majesties, people from all walks of life have been welcomed at t...
Sunday - 3rd June, 2018
2 June 2018 - In 1985,
the Coronation Day of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo was declared as Social Forestry Day. Thousa...
Sunday - 27th May, 2018
International Biodiversity Day celebrated to highlight progress made in its objective
To highlight progress made in the achievement of its objectives at the national and global levels, I...
Sunday - 20th May, 2018
The high altitude air quality monitoring system installed to monitor air quality
Though, the country’s air quality seems very clean however, due to the development of country, the...
Sunday - 13th May, 2018
His Majesty The King graces the inauguration of Gyalpozhing – Nganglam highway
10 May 2018: His Majesty The King graced the inauguration of the 77 km Gyalpozhing-Nganglam Highway....
Sunday - 6th May, 2018
43 retired Indian teachers joined to celebrate the teachers’ day
Coinciding with the birth anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck and to celebrate th...
Sunday - 29th April, 2018
The 4th Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition in Punakha to end tomorrow
His Majesty The King, His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen and members of t...
Sunday - 22nd April, 2018
Third National Council election sees an increase of 9 percent voters turn out as compared to 2013
The voters turn out for the third parliamentary elections 2018; National Council (NC) last Friday sa...
Sunday - 15th April, 2018
PM returns from Japan today
Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay arrived in Tokyo, Japan on the morning of 10th April, 2018 for a fou...
Sunday - 8th April, 2018
His Majesty The King grants audience to the Indian foreign secretary
His Majesty The King granted audience to Indian’s Foreign Secretary Vijay K. Gokhale, last Sunday....
Sunday - 25th March, 2018
Aworkshop on Bhutan’s First Satellite Project: Bhutan -1 was conducted at the College of Science a...
Sunday - 4th March, 2018
DCT to emerge with DPT
The former party president Lily Wangchuk and other founding members of the Druk Chirwang Tshogpa hav...
Sunday - 18th February, 2018
After the opposition party Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) alleged the Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tob...
Sunday - 11th February, 2018
Chhukha power export tariff increases by 30 Cheltrum a unit
India government increased tariff for Chhukha hydropower plant (CHP) by 30 Cheltrum, from Nu.2.25 to...
Sunday - 4th February, 2018
Teacher puts her own money to help the most deprived students
Wangmo, 31, Bachelor of Education (B. Ed), a teacher of the Sonamgang Middle Secondary School in Phu...
Sunday - 28th January, 2018
His Majesty The King grants Khimsa land Kidu to the people of Merak and Sakteng
21 January 2018, Merak: His Majesty The King granted Khimsa land Kidu to the people of Merak and Sak...
Sunday - 21st January, 2018
His Majesty The King celebrates Daw Chunyipai Losar in Trashiyangtse
His Majesty The King spent the day with the people of Trashiyangtse, who had gathered at the celebra...
Sunday - 7th January, 2018
Pushing for LGBT equality
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individual raised their voices to fight for the basic ...
Sunday - 31st December, 2017
Bhutan cuts multidimensional poverty by half but higher for children under nine
In the last five years, Bhutan cuts multidimensional poverty by half, however, the incidence of mult...
Sunday - 24th December, 2017
All parties to strengthen the gift of democracy
To build strong democracy, Bhutan Democracy Dialogue ( BDD) brings all the registered political part...
Sunday - 17th December, 2017
The nation observes 110th national day
Bhutan observes the 110th national day on 17 December at Lhakhang Karpo in Haa, as a most auspicious...
Sunday - 10th December, 2017
His Majesty The King addresses the closing Session of the Second Parliament
“As we navigate an ever complex and changing world, the path ahead is neither clear nor easy. As w...
Sunday - 3rd December, 2017
22 new HIV cases detected
Within the six months in between June to November this year, the ministry of health had detected ano...
Sunday - 26th November, 2017
Exhibition on cottage enterprise for paper and textile recycling
To address sustainable waste management, three days exhibition on cottage enterprise for paper and t...
Sunday - 12th November, 2017
His Majesty The King graces Takar Kuchoe
An unprecedented number of people attended the concluding day of the Takar Kuchoe, gathering at the ...
Sunday - 5th November, 2017
Their Majesties return after a successful four day Royal Visit to India
On the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, His Majesty The King, accompanied by Her Majesty T...
Sunday - 22nd October, 2017
2nd Royal highland festival is a celebration of unforgettable culture and religion
The second edition of Royal Highland Festival in Laya will start from tomorrow and will be one of th...
Sunday - 15th October, 2017
His Majesty The King grants Dhar to new Drangpons
His Majesty The King granted dhar to four new dzongkhag drangpons on 12th October. Gelephu Dungkhag ...
Sunday - 8th October, 2017
Suicide and its prevention
Suicide is an act of intentionally causing one’s own death. It is a tragic event which leaves scar...
Sunday - 24th September, 2017
The mass simulation drill conducted
To make awareness among hospital staff and to test to its contingency plan for emergencies and disas...
Sunday - 17th September, 2017
Bhutan has been described as a small country with a large vision, a society that defines happiness a...
Sunday - 10th September, 2017
ECCD facilitators will now be regularised soon
Till now, the facilitator of Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) had no job status. Neither ...
Sunday - 3rd September, 2017
Parliamentarians from 21 countries appreciated Bhutan for successful APA
Hosting for the first time of international conference on Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in Bhut...
Sunday - 27th August, 2017
His Majesty The King concludes Royal Tour to Southern Dzongkhags
His Majesty The King arrived in Thimphu last Thursday, following a 10-day Royal Tour of the Southern...
Sunday - 20th August, 2017
His Majesty grants Dhar
His Majesty The King granted dhar to appoint the Wangduephodrang Dzongda, Permanent Representative o...
Sunday - 13th August, 2017
To ensure accountability, transparency and effective use of public resources and also for the result...
Sunday - 6th August, 2017
His Holiness The Je Khenpo is presiding over the oral transmission of Kanjyur in Thimphu
On 2nd August, 2017, His Holiness The Je Khenpo presided over the oral transmission of Kanjyur in Ku...
Sunday - 30th July, 2017
Bhutan almost food self-sufficient
Bhutan will soon achieve its vision of food self sufficiency. The country today has enough food item...
Sunday - 23rd July, 2017
Dungchen trained on accounts and budget
Since Dungchen are key figures to liaise between Rabdeys and Dratshang Lhentshog, three-day training...
Sunday - 16th July, 2017
A night to remember for a Thimphu youth
Wangdrak Dorji, a class ten student of Dr Tobgyal School took the prime title of Golden Youth Award ...
Sunday - 9th July, 2017
Bhutan lags some aspects of infant education
Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Centres experienced a surge of policy attention in recen...
Sunday - 18th June, 2017
HM Grants Audience to DG of India’s BRO
13 June 2017, Thimphu: His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the Director General of the Borde...
Sunday - 11th June, 2017
His Majesty The King graces RUB Convocation
His Majesty The King graced the 12th Convocation Ceremony of the Royal University of Bhutan, and add...
Sunday - 4th June, 2017
Their Majesties granted an Audience to Princess Mako
His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen granted an audience to Her Imperial Highness Prin...
Sunday - 28th May, 2017
DHI income increases by 11%
Druk Holding and Investments Limited saw its total annual income increased by Nu. 4.28 billion. This...
Sunday - 21st May, 2017
Lack of facilities pushes people to the towns
Despite basic necessities like road, electricity, and rural drinking water reaching gewogs and villa...
Sunday - 14th May, 2017
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graces the launch of the Bhutan Red Cross Society
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the launch of the Bhutan Red Cross Society, coinciding with the Int...
Sunday - 7th May, 2017
Bhutan’s big move to cut traffic finds some fans
“Every morning, I wake up at 6-am to get dressed and be out the door but it is worth it to go earl...
Sunday - 23rd April, 2017
His Majesty The King grants audience to Prime Minister of Bangladesh
18 April 2017, Tashichhodzong: His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the Prime Minister of Ban...
Sunday - 16th April, 2017
Own work place for prioritizing professional excellence
Prioritizing for professional excellence, the first private management training institutes, Institut...
Sunday - 9th April, 2017
Thousands witness Paro Tshechu
Thousands of people from across the country and hundreds of tourists attended the first two days of ...
Sunday - 2nd April, 2017
“School is the temple of learning” Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay
“More than 1600 students need you,” Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay told to the teachers of Tendruk Ce...
Sunday - 26th March, 2017
Education fair brings colleges, universities to Bhutan with scholarship offers
Hundreds of higher education opportunities have opened at different levels in various schools, insti...
Sunday - 19th March, 2017
HRH Sonam Dechan Wangchuck underlines human resource for judiciary
Her Royal Highness Sonam Dechan Wangchuck graced the closing ceremony of the 22nd annual judicial co...
Sunday - 12th March, 2017
No uniformity in awarding the expense for the witness
One of the agenda for the four days ongoing 22nd National Judicial conference in the capital which w...
Sunday - 5th March, 2017
Celebrating voices over silence
Respect, Educate , Nurture and Empower Women ( RENEW) in collaboration with Butter Lamp Event &a...
Sunday - 19th February, 2017
HM Grants Dhar to new secretaries, Promotion to Lt. Cols
15 February 2017: His Majesty The King granted dhar to appoint the Secretaries of International Boun...
Sunday - 12th February, 2017
The Nation celebrates the First Birthday of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey
5 February 2017: Coinciding with His Royal Highness The Gyalsey’s first birthday, His Majesty The ...
Sunday - 5th February, 2017
HRH The Gyalsey’s journey through the year
The whole nation has come together to mark and celebrate the first birth anniversary of His Royal Hi...
Sunday - 29th January, 2017
Indian community celebrates Republic Day
The 68th Republic Day of India was observed with a ceremonial function in the morning of 26th Januar...
Sunday - 22nd January, 2017
Gewog-based policing to start this year
Gewog-based policing will soon start in all the 205 gewogs. This is what emerged from an in...
Sunday - 15th January, 2017
Children engage in productive time
More than 250 children below the age of 24 were participated in ‘While (in) g Vacation program’ ...
Sunday - 8th January, 2017
JDWNRH to install bio metric system
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital will soon introduce a bio metric system at every en...
Sunday - 1st January, 2017
His Majesty in Bumthang
29 December 2016: His Majesty The King arrived in Bumthang this morning, to visit Chamkhar town, whe...
Sunday - 25th December, 2016
Their Majesties are back in Thimphu
On the way back to Thimphu, the business community, and the Dzongkhag officials of Trongsa gathered ...
Sunday - 18th December, 2016
109th National Day celebrated in Trongsa
His Majesty The King celebrated National Day in Trongsa, with the people of Trongsa, Bumthang, Zhemg...
Sunday - 4th December, 2016
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graces the international day of persons with disabilities
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities ...
Sunday - 27th November, 2016
PM awarded the German Sustainablility Award 2016
Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay was awarded the prestigious German Sustainability Award (GSA) for 2016 for...
Sunday - 20th November, 2016
His Majesty appoints Chief of Police
19 November 2016: His Majesty The King granted Dhar to appoint Colonel Chimi Dorji as the Chief of P...
Sunday - 13th November, 2016
Bhutan, India sign bilateral trade agreement
The government of Bhutan and the government of India signed an agreement on Trade, Commerce and Tran...
Sunday - 6th November, 2016
People of Sephu Celebrate Coronation Day With HM
1November 2016: After over two weeks of trekking across the most difficult places in Bhutan, His Maj...
Sunday - 30th October, 2016
His Majesty in Lunana
8 October, 2016: His Majesty The King is in Thanza, the largest and furthest village in Lunana. His ...
Sunday - 23rd October, 2016
His Majesty travels to Lunana
20 October, 2016: His Majesty The King began a 6-day trek to Lunana from Laya, in Gasa Dzongkhag, fo...
Sunday - 16th October, 2016
Their Majesties to pay personal respects to Late King of Thailand
His Majesty The King received the news of the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thai...
Sunday - 9th October, 2016
HM Grants Audience to 21st batch DeSuups
4 October 2016, Wangdue Phodrang: : His Majesty The King granted an Audience to volunteers participa...
Sunday - 2nd October, 2016
September 24th declared as Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Day by the State of Colorado
The state of Colorado, USA, declares September 24th as Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck Da...
Sunday - 25th September, 2016
Exhibitions on Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel inaugurated
2016 marks the 400 years of the legacy of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. To commemorate and pay tribute ...
Sunday - 18th September, 2016
HM Gyaltsuen Graces Commemoration of World Ozone Day
16 September 2016: Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the commemoration of the World Ozone Day in Thim...
Sunday - 11th September, 2016
PDP nominates new north Thimphu candidate
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) nominated Tshering, 33, from Taba in Kawang Gewog, as the candidat...
Sunday - 4th September, 2016
New winner for the Tour of the Dragon
The seventh edition of the Tour of Dragon (TOD), Bhutan’s hardest and most popular one-day mountai...
Sunday - 28th August, 2016
The art of traditional story telling at Mountain Echoes
“It’s hard to be moved when you’re running around,” said Pico Iyer, setting a contemplative ...
Sunday - 21st August, 2016
His Majesty confers women Poenkhas with Gyentag
Women Poenkhas across the country have received Gyentag, an insignia equivalent to the Patag worn by...
Sunday - 14th August, 2016
Guru Nangsid Phodrang Consecration
13 August 2016: His Majesty The King graced the consecration of the Guru Nangsid Zilnon Phodrang in ...
Sunday - 7th August, 2016
Lyonchen tells people of Mewang Gewog not to sell their ancestral land
Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay interacted with the people of Mewang and Kawang gewogs under Thimphu Dzongk...
Sunday - 31st July, 2016
Due to continued heavy rain over the past days, several disasters occurred across the country especi...
Sunday - 24th July, 2016
His Majesty in Sarpang
22 July 2016: His Majesty The King met with the shopkeepers whose shops were washed away by flood an...
Sunday - 17th July, 2016
His Majesty grants Dhar to appoint government secretaries
His Majesty The King appointed 7 government secretaries last Thursday. The new secretaries who recei...
Sunday - 10th July, 2016
His Majesty’s Address
Iam pleased to be here today to address the closing ceremony of the 7th Session of the Second Parlia...
Sunday - 3rd July, 2016
HM Grants Audience to President of Bangladesh
His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, with the President of Bangladesh, His Excellency...
Sunday - 19th June, 2016
Their Majesties visit Dungkhar with HRH Gyalsey
15 June 2016: His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen arrived in Dungkhar, the ancestral ...
Sunday - 12th June, 2016
Their Majesties meet the King and Queen of Sweden
8th June 2016: The King and Queen of Sweden, His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvi...
Sunday - 5th June, 2016
Education sector receives about 20% of the estimated budget for FY 2016-2017
T he budget estimated for the financial year 2016-2017 was Nu.41, 605.862M of which the domestic rev...
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