Kuensel (Bhutan)

THIMPU (Kuensel/ANN) -  According to predictions from College of Astrology in Pangrizampa, Thimphu, while the Male Iron Rat Year is expected to bring peace and harmony to the people in general, there could be problems for children and elderly citizens.

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THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Prime Minister  (PM) Dr  Lotay  Tshering, joining the people as the chief guest  at  the Changlimithang to  celebrate the auspicious 40th birth anniversary of His Majesty The King, said 2020 is a historic year for the country.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Members of the Cabinet, Parliament, clergy, senior civil servants,  and  the  public  offered  a  thousand  butter  lamp at  the  Kuenrey (congregation hall) of Trashichhodzong, to mark the 40th birth anniversary of His Majesty The King.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The nation’s come together this day for a very special celebration. It is His Majesty’s 40th Birth Anniversary.

GELEPHU, Bhutan (Kuensel/ANN) - Exporters and transporters in Gelephu remain divided on the proposal to allow Indian trucks to ferry boulders to Bangladesh from the border town.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - It is not only the Americans, Europeans or the Japanese that want to experience Bhutan and its uniqueness. Those in the region with appreciation for culture, nature and art visit Bhutan for the same reason.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The National Council’s social and cultural affairs committee on February 19 reported that although the law enforcement agencies had documented only 11 human trafficking cases between 2007 and 2018, there were increasing reports of Bhutanese being allegedly trafficked abroad as well as within the country.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Bhutan’s hydropower potential and availability is now around 37 gigawatt (GW) or 37,000 megawatt (MW) from 155 identified sites, including the existing power plants.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Mountain ecosystems are sensitive to the impacts of climate change and are being affected at a faster rate than other terrestrial habitats.

THIMPHU (Kuensl/ANN) - The Bridge Bhutan Project was launched on February 19 in Thimphu, to achieve 80 per cent adult literacy and skills development by 2024.