Pema Samdrup, ZhemgangOct 22 2014
An army of rats is eating away paddy in Lamtang village of Goshing Gewog in Zhemgang. The swarm of rodents attacks the paddy fields almost every day. If this continues, the farmers fear, they would be pushed back into poverty.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Namgay Wangchuk, ThimphuOct 20 2014
When there are no roads, horses become priceless. And that is the main reason why every household in Tsento gewog in Paro owns at least eight horses. Many people in the geowg are into porter business. It is their alternative source of income.No Comment / Read/Watch »
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.
The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials in Phuentshogling seized and disposed frozen chicken items, prawns and expired noodles worth over Nu.150,000.No Comment / Read More »
Punakha District Court convicted a 34-year-old man to nine years imprisonment for having an illicit relationship with a 14-year-old girl.No Comment / Read More »
Glaciers are indicators of temperature changes, with their advances and retreats, bearing geological evidence of climatic change.No Comment / Read More »
Bhutan launched its first ever Street View on the Google maps, today. Apart from many advantages, the Bhutan Street View will enable people to search for places in the country for business and tours, as well.No Comment / Read More »
(Update): The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) rejected the Journalist Association Bhutan’s written appeal to reconsider Needrup Zangpo’s case on his appointment to the post of Media attaché at the Prime Minister’s Office.No Comment / Read More »
The Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced the traffic police officer, Karma, for three years imprisonment for accepting bribe and misusing Traffic Infringement Notice.No Comment / Read More »
(Update): The Tsirang police say the 25-year-old murder suspect, who went missing since August 29 from Tongsingnang, could have died by suicide.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Oct 22 2014
BAFRA officials in Punakha seized expired goods worth Nu.95, 000, today. The officials had seized the goods from Khuruthang and Punakha, during inspection, which they usually carry out. The seized consignment was taken to Wangdue Phodrang’s Bafra biological pit to be disposed off since biological pit in Punakha is already full.
- Oct 20 2014
The 43rd National Open Tennis Championship is under way in Thimphu. Total of 58 participants, including eight women, are taking part in the championship. It is organised by Bhutan Tennis Federation. The finals will be played on Sunday.