Kuensel (Bhutan)

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Bhutan committed to eliminate cervical cancer at the 144thsession of the WHO executive board, which was held in Geneva, Switzerland from January 24 to February 1.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Deferring loan repayment for the youth in Japan may take time because the Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL) requires the client to sign the agreement of deferment in person, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - A three-day regional workshop on optimising antimicrobial use ended in Paro with all countries ensuring that the national action plans on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) are implemented.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering said he is deeply saddened by the news of the horrific terrorist attack in Kashmir yesterday where at least 40 Indian security force personnel were killed.

PHUENTSHOLING, Bhutan (Kuensel/ANN) - An Indian number registered truck yesterday struck the Phuentsholing general hospital’s entry gate around 10am, damaging it completely. It dislocated the gate from the concrete.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Paro police has arrested three women after the video of a woman slapping and abusing another woman went viral on WeChat and Facebook.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The state’s dominance of the economy has not only constrained private sector development but also distorted the market, according to the World Bank.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - A 50-year-old man was sentenced to two years and 17 days in prison for attempting to rape a 71-year-old woman in Samtse. Samtse court issued the judgment last week.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - There is none so deaf as those who will not hear and none so blind than those who will not see.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - About 570 people including cancer patients and caregivers have attended palliative care services at the national referral hospital in Thimphu in the last 10 months.