Kinzang Thinley, Wangdue PhodrangOct 14 2014
The villagers of Lul in Wangdue Phodrang had decided to take the matters into their own hand. They knew development would continue to elude them, if they decide not to act.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Chechey, KanglungOct 9 2014
At first glance, the rooftops of houses in Kangpar Gewog under Trashigang, appear like they have been painted red. But on a closer look, you will realise, it is chillies spread on the rooftops to be sun-dried.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Kuenga Tashi, MonggarOct 7 2014
Ha, one of the biggest festivals in Kharshong under Lhuentse, is at a crucial juncture. It could either continue to be the biggest festival or it could cease to be. Its fate lies entirely in the hand of a man- the lead performer.3 Comments / Read/Watch »
Kencho Tshering, TsirangSep 30 2014
To cope with the loss of crops to wild animals, farmers in Menchuna under Tsirang Dzongkhag are harvesting crops before the harvest season. Farmers say that they have been losing most of their yield to wild boars and bears.1 Comment / Read/Watch »
Pema Namgay, KanglungSep 30 2014
A group of cross-country wandering and storytelling musicians raised awareness on the richness of Bhutanese musical tradition within the context of hospitality. They are on a mission to raise awareness and revive the tradition of Neypo system in the country.
Zhisar Thang, a village in Singye Gewog under Sarpang District, will get a farm road. The Foreign Minister, Rinzin Dorje, graced the ground-breaking ceremony of the Farm road on Friday.No Comment / Read More »
Team Zimdra is the winner of this year’s Thimphu Open Veteran Football Tournament. The final match was played between team Zimdra and team Royal Bhutan Police at the Changlimithang football stadium, yesterday.No Comment / Read More »
Team Brokpas defeated team Jakar Dzong in the finals of the veteran football tournament 2014 and took home the championship title. The final was held in Bumthang, yesterday.No Comment / Read More »
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bhutan Telecom, Tshewang Gyeltshen, is in police custody.2 Comments / Read More »
The European Union (EU) development programmes for Bhutan will triple in 2014 -2020 period as compared to the previous years. The EU will provide a €42 MN package, says a news release from the EU. In 2007-2103 EU had provided €14 MN.No Comment / Read More »
Thirty Six students of Gongphu Lower Secondary School, apparently suffering from peripheral neuropathy, in Zhemgang, are being treated. They are being given supplementary drugs like mass vitamins.No Comment / Read More »
The World Food Day was observed at Phobjikha Middle Secondary School in Wangdue Phodrang, this week. The stakeholders stressed on the need to become self sufficient since the World Food Programme (WFP) has already started to withdraw their support. The programme will phase out in 2018.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Oct 17 2014
Team Bumtab won the Three Star Archery Tournament in Dagana by defeating team Druk Gi Pho Ngya and Phuensum. The final was played yesterday. Twenty two teams took part in the tournament which started on October 3. It was organised by the Dagana Archery Association.
- Oct 16 2014
Students of Sherubtse College and Dean of Student Affairs from 10 Colleges under the Royal University of Bhutan attended a three day advocacy programme on substance abuse in Kanglung. The programme was organized by the Bhutan Narcotic Control Agency following request from Sherubtse College.