Kinley Wangchuk, Samdrup JongkharAug 22 2014
The pitch dark nights in the villages of Samrang Gewog under Samdrup Jongkhar is now a tale of yore now. Samrang Gewog is one of the eight gewogs to receive electricity recently.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Phurba, GelegphuAug 18 2014
Age is no bar if you love a game. This is the message the 65-year-old Ugyen Namgay is sending out at the first ever veteran’s football tournament underway in Gelegphu.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Tshering Denkar & Yeshi Choden, ThimphuAug 16 2014
Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu earned about a million ngultrum by selling wastes last year. The school started the initiative of collecting and selling wastes in July last year.2 Comments / Read/Watch »
Eshori Gurung, GelegphuAug 12 2014
Support from the government to mechanise farming is encouraging more and more farmers in Chhuzanggang gewog under Sarpang Dzongkhag to take up farming. This will go a long way in helping government achieve its target of self sufficiency in rice.
The Royal Civil Service Commission declared the result of the BCSE 2014, Preliminary Examination (PE) today. The cut-off percentage is 50 percent.1 Comment / Read More »
Eighty-nine students will pursue higher education under the government student loan scheme for 2014. Of the total, 46 are girls and 43 boys. According to the education ministry over 200 students had applied for the loan scheme.No Comment / Read More »
His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated the Tashi Dedhenling Lhakhang in Genekha in Thimphu, yesterday.No Comment / Read More »
The much debated Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOIC) has officially come into existence. With this, Bhutanese will now be able to access loans to a maximum of Nu. eight million to start business entities.No Comment / Read More »
The Ambassador of Bhutan to Maldives, Pema Choden, presented her credentials to the President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday.No Comment / Read More »
Party coordinators and door-to-door campaigns during elections divide communities and hinder in conducting free and fair elections. The local leaders of Punakha raised the concern during the recent Dzongkhag Tshogdu. But how genuine are these reasons? Does it really have impact during the election? BBS sought the views of the people from across the country and also some of the politicians.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Aug 29 2014
For the first time, about 150 persons with disabilities from Thimphu, Paro and other relevant Civil Society Organizations took part in the National Sports Competition. Four athletes with intellectual disability will be selected for the Special Olympics next year in the US. Special Olympics will be the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world in 2015. It was organised by Draktsho vocational training centre.
- Aug 22 2014
Series of activities are being organised in Jigme Sherubling Higher Secondary School in Khaling to commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King. The School recently started the recitation of Baza Guru Dungdrup. Youngphula Rinpoche, Lam Jigme Tenzin administered the Baza Guru Wang Lung to the students and teachers.