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Target set for 2020: 11576 MW

India has agreed to buy over 11,000 MW of hydropower from Bhutan in the next 11 years and the two countries have reached an agreement to this effect

Published on Mar 25 2009 // Main News

Bhutan proposes to host SAARC summit

For the first time, Bhutan has expressed its willingness to host the 16th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit after the Maldives declined to host citing global recession

Published on Mar 25 2009 // Main News

New phase of Light Drukyul project

n an effort to spread the ‘Light Drukyul’ project, Ministry of Education has started a five day orientation program at the department of youth and sports (DYS), in the capital on Monday

Published on Mar 25 2009 // Main News

Bhutan-Danish scouts join hands to serve community

Bhutan Scout Association (BSA) in collaboration with Danish Scout Association has started a three-day seminar on community based scouting (CBS)

Published on Mar 25 2009 // Main News

Electoral officers gather in Thimphu

The Election Commission has called all electoral, delineation and registration officials from across the country to Thimphu to brief the new electoral rules and guidelines endorsed by the first elected parliament of the country

Published on Mar 25 2009 // Main News

Indian Socialist to back Bhutan’s democratic struggle

An Indian leader said they support the two-decade long struggle by the Bhutanese people for establishment of democracy and human rights in Bhutan

Published on Mar 24 2009 // Main News

Tshering Tobgay is new PDP president

Opposition leader in the National Assembly Tsherng Tobgay has been elected as the president of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday

Published on Mar 23 2009 // Main News

Resettled folk commits suicide

Krishna Kumar Rai, 31, from Nashville city of Tennessee State committed suicide by hanging in a closet rod on March 17 at around 2.30 PM. A temporary inhabitant of Goldhap Refugee Camp, Sector B/3 Hut No 23 in eastern Nepal, Rai was resettled in Tennessee in September 2008 along with his parents

Published on Mar 23 2009 // Main News

High hopes in avian industry

The government has not planned for any new airline, neither has invited private sector to submit proposal nor the private sector has show interest but plan for it but construction of local airports in the country is in top of the agenda list

Published on Mar 21 2009 // Main News

King visits Lhuentse, Mongar

King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk, who is currently in visit to Lhuentse and Mongar districts, met and interacted with local people and students on several problems they face

Published on Mar 21 2009 // Main News