Sonam Wangdi, PhuentshoglingOct 27 2014
If you happen to visit Lhamoi Dzingkha Dungkhag in Dagana, you will straightaway notice people riding bicycles. Most residents use bicycle to get by.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Pema Namgay, KanglungOct 27 2014
Pemaling, under Trashi Yangtse District is considered as one of the most sacred sites of Guru Rinpoche in country. But, the sacred site is not as popular as other sacred sites in the country given the remoteness of it.No Comment / Read/Watch »
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.1 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.
The students of Zilnon Namgeylling Primary School in Thimphu will have to come back to school by 4 PM for study hours, starting 1 November.No Comment / Read More »
An automobile workshop in Paro town caught fire, this morning. Police report states the incident occurred at around 7:30 AM from a probable electric short circuit.No Comment / Read More »
The five-day long annual Jakar Tshechu in Bumthang began yesterday. Hundreds of people, including tourists and locals, came to witness the Tshechu in Jakar Dzong. Various cultural programmes and mask dances are being performed.No Comment / Read More »
The ease of doing business in Bhutan has upped by 16 places. A report by the World Bank called, ‘Doing Business 2015’, places Bhutan at 125th position of the 189 countries. Bhutan ranked 141 last year.1 Comment / Read More »
The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, met with the Ambassador of Brazil to Bhutan, H.E. Mr. Carlos Duarte this afternoon.No Comment / Read More »
The Cashier of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital is still at large, according to the health officials. She went missing since September, this year, after she apparently embezzled over Nu.5 MN.No Comment / Read More »
The Health Minister, Tandin Wangchuk, has committed that the Monggar Regional Hospital will have enough doctors. Even though the Monggar Regional Hospital has 13 Specialists and two doctors, it is difficult for the team to cope up with increasing referrals from eastern dzongkhags.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Oct 31 2014
A pair of adult Black-necked Cranes and a juvenile arrived at Bumdeling in Trashiyangtse around 11:10 AM, today. The cranes come to Bumdeling for winter roosting. They fly back to the Tibetan plateau for summer roosting by the beginning of March. Last year, Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary recorded 112 Black-necked Cranes.
- Oct 29 2014
A 15-feet statue of Guru Rimpoche was inaugurated in Deothang under Samdrup Jongkhar. The statue was built to commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the fourth Druk Gyalpo. The statue was built by SD eastern Bhutan Ferro Silicon’s owner.