Hotels get first organic produce from Gasa

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Friday, June, 16th,2017 in News. No Comments

An organic farmers’ group of Khatoed gewog in Gasa, Rangshin Sonam Detshen, distributed its first produce of garlic and carrot yesterday. Gasa dzongdag Dorji Dhradhul and representatives of the farmers’ group distributed 150kgs of garlic and 90kgs of carrots to a group of hotel owners in Thimphu. The group charges Nu 123 for a kilogram […]

Monarchy – the Strength of the Past, Present, and Future

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, June, 8th,2017 in News. No Comments

After an eight-day visit to Bhutan, Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako Naishinnō of Japan leaves the kingdom with an impression that more than fulfilled a life-long dream. Bhutan brought alive the interests and values she cherishes – a culture steeped in tradition, a pristine natural environment, and a sense of nostalgia-enhanced by her passion for […]

Book to commemorate Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother’s birth anniversary

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Monday, May, 22nd,2017 in News. No Comments

In commemoration of Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother Ashi Kesang Choeden Wangchuck’s 87th birth anniversary, a book titled “The Heart of a Sacred Kingdom, Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother Ashi Kesang Choeden Wangchuck: A Lifetime of Service to the People and Kingdom of Bhutan” was launched yesterday. Her Majesty was born on 21 May 1930.Copies […]

Air Services Agreement signed with UAE

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, February, 16th,2017 in News. No Comments

Aviation: Bhutanese airlines can now fly to the UAE following the signing of an Air Services Agreement (ASA) between Bhutan and UAE on February 13. The ASA was signed between the information and communications ministry’s secretary, Dasho Karma Wangchuk Penjor, and the director general of UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi in […]

Our Gyalsey is Special

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Monday, February, 6th,2017 in News. No Comments

The Nation’s Son His Royal Highness Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck is one year old  tomorrow. On this same day last year, the Kingdom experienced enormous joy and happiness with the birth of The Gyalsey. It was a defining moment for the Bhutanese people, for our hopes and aspirations in the continuation of the Wangchuck Dynasty, […]

Purjang of Khenpo Karpo’s kudung to be held in Takila in June

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Wednesday, February, 1st,2017 in News. No Comments

Thousands of devotees and well-wishers flock to Taba in Thimphu everyday to offer their last respects to the kudung (precious body) of Khenpo Karpo. Khenpo’s body arrived in the country on January 27 after completion of a deep meditative state (Thukdam). Khenpo Karpo’s disciple, Khenpo Gyeltshen, said that Khenpo remained in meditative state for five […]