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Court freezes Nu 2.4M crowdfunding

Kuensel 24 Mar 2023
The frozen money includes Nu 2.37M from the suspended bank account of the foundation with the Bhutan Development Bank (BDBL) and Nu 61,300 spent on the procurement of office equipment—laptop, LaserJet printer, and computer papers ... The defendants in the statement refuted that the group did not seek any donations from the public and private offices.

Indian PM launches 6G technology test bed

People Daily 23 Mar 2023
... and area offices. The ITU center in India will serve India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Afghanistan and Iran, enhancing coordination among nations and fostering mutually beneficial economic cooperation in the region, the Indian Prime Minister's Office said.

329 bird species reported this year

Kuensel 22 Mar 2023
Bhutan reported 329 species of birds during the four-day Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) from February 17 to 20 this year ... Officials said that the least sighted bird in Bhutan is Indian Paradise Flycatcher found in Samtse which has now dropped to only one species.

PM Modi inaugurates ITU Area Office: ‘India’s internet users…'

Hindustan Times 22 Mar 2023
... Area Office and Innovation Centre ... The new office will serve India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Afghanistan and Iran, a statement said, adding that it aims to enhance coordination among nations and ensure mutually beneficial economic cooperation in the region.

India prepares for 6G rollout as PM Modi announces R&D test-bed facility

BGR 22 Mar 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a 6G research and development (R&D) test-bed facility, alongside a ‘Bharat 6G Vision Document’ at Vigyan Bhawan during the inauguration ceremony of the new International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Area office and Innovation Centre.

4th Asian Kho Kho Championship for men's, women's to begin in Assam's Tamulpur from March 20

Beijing News 19 Mar 2023
Tamulpur (Assam) , March 19 (ANI) ... The participating countries are - Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka and the host India ... The draws for the tournament were held on Sunday at the venue in the presence of all the office bearers of KKFI. Bhutan will play against Indonesia in the inaugural match ... ....

How safe is Thimphu from fires?

Kuensel 18 Mar 2023
Chief programme officer of the Risk Prevention and Reduction Division, Thinley Norbu, said that the responders are not adequately skilled to tackle the disasters ... The fire hydrant near the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited office is empty and the one near Druk Punjab National Bank along Norzin Lam is filled with soil.

Election Act and rules too rigid?

Kuensel 17 Mar 2023
As Bhutan hosts its fourth National Council elections, many eligible voters living in Thimphu and overseas including service providers expressed their concerns and disappointment with the discontinuation of postal ballot facilitation booth (PBFB) and restricting conventional postal ballots (PB) only to some sections.

Assam: SSB, Royal Bhutan officials attend sensitisation on transboundary wildlife crime, trade

Beijing News 13 Mar 2023
If we do not save wildlife and the environment, our future generations will have nothing to call home."He urged his SSB officials to make sure they pledge to protect the biodiversity to their capacity.The over 35 SSB officials and two officials from Royal Bhutan authority -- ...

NC election: Five for Zhemgang

Kuensel 13 Mar 2023
Ugyen Dorji ... He has a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering and served as deputy executive engineer with the Royal Bhutan Police ... Thinley Jamtsho will contest from Trong ... He served as a district planning officer in Zhemgang and Research Officer with the Centre for Bhutan Studies ... .

Trashigang has five NC candidates

Kuensel 11 Mar 2023
He worked as a News Editor, bureau head, and later as a senior news anchor and producer in Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) ... He worked as dzongkhag agriculture officer, and resigned as the general Manager at Bhutan Agro Industries Limited to contest in NC elections ... of Bhutan.

Three NC candidates to contest for Pemagatshel

Kuensel 10 Mar 2023
He served as statistical analyst with Bhutan Survey Agent and Consultancy, and deputy chief veterinary officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock ... Yeshey Jamtsho, has 25 years of experience with Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL).

UNDP hands over 16 new EVs to govt.

Kuensel 07 Mar 2023
Bhutan aims towards zero-emission mobility by 2050 ... The UNDP office in Thimphu handed over 16 of the 19 electric vehicles funded through a USD 1.1 million project supported by the Government of Japan and UNDP ... UNDP Bhutan Resident Representative Mohammad Younus formally handed over the EVs to Cabinet Secretary Kesang Deki today.

Como Hotels holds its first GMs roadshow in Mideast

Gulf Daily News 06 Mar 2023
“We identified also the high potential for other destinations where we have presence like Bali, Italy and Maldives, hence we opened our Middle East Global Sales Office back in 2020. Como Laucala Island in Fiji, Como Uma in Bhutan and Como Parrot Cay in Turks ...

SSB DG Rashmi Shukla: Sidelined by MVA, \u2018phone-tapping\u2019 case still trails IPS officer

Indian Express 06 Mar 2023
When the Central government last Thursday announced the appointment of 1989-batch IPS officer Rashmi Shukla as the Director General (DG) of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the armed force deployed to guard the border along Nepal and Bhutan, it was perceived by many as a setback, ...

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