Kuensel (Bhutan)

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The first meeting of  the high-level roundtable Chaired by Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering, on the 21st Century Economi  Roadmap held yesterday reviewed the proposed goal and timeline within which the roadmap is to be drawn.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - A new Section in the Mines and Minerals Bill 2020, was added by the National Assembly which states that the state shall ensure broad-based ownership in mining operations by requiring 49 per cent of shareholding to be floated to the public.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Vegetable Go To School Porject (VGtS) in Bhutan has led to more organised vegetable gardens in the schools, contributing to better nutrition.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Bhutan has not made much progress in tackling corruption last year because it stayed in the same position as 2018, according to Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index for 2019.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Coronavirus, that was first reported in Wuhan, China is now spreading fast. And we need to be worried.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - To screen pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus, the health ministry has strengthened surveillance at the points of entry as part of precautionary measures.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - if the minerals are found either on government or private land, the Mines and Minerals Bill 2020 gives the state the prerogative to promote and develop minerals.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - 14-month-old baby Yudra Tshering Zeepa is finally out of the hospital and at a rented apartment in Delhi, India with his parents, battling 19 hours of surgery followed by complications.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk, two days before retiring, issued an office order to the High Court (HC) acting Chief justice Sangay Khando to comply with the circular issued in June 2015.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Since the launch of Bhutan Crowdfunding portal, three start-ups were able to raise funds to expand their businesses in a span of seven months.