Surjaman Thapa, TrongsaJul 21 2014
Twenty-three households of Poengar and Yulling villages in Trongsa were formerly under Nubi Gewog. They were made part of Trongsa town later during the delimitation carried out for elections. Poengar and Yulling are now seeking to detach themselves from the Thromde and instead be part of Nubi Gewog, where they belonged.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Chechey, KanglungJul 17 2014
Their callings in life are different, they have realised. The full realisation dawned upon them when they were on the brink of a dream, they had harboured since adolescence.7 Comments / Read/Watch »
Pema Samdrup, ZhemgangJun 30 2014
The practice of shamanism could be a vanishing practice in the rural areas of Zhemgang. One of the Shamanic practitioners is 62-year-old Angay Karma, who is from Berty.1 Comment / Read/Watch »
Pema Samdrup, ZhemgangJun 25 2014
The incomplete but much debated and controversial Gomphu-Panbang Highway has benefitted the people of Lower Kheng. Business opportunities have opened up for the people living along the 44 KM highway allowing many shops to sprout. The highway opened to traffic last year.
As energy efficiency plays a critical role in addressing energy security, economic and environmental objectives, Bhutan is gearing towards having an Energy Efficiency Policies and Guidelines in future.No Comment / Read More »
Tourism industry has, over the years, contributed extensively towards job creation in the country.No Comment / Read More »
The President of the Bhutan National Legal Institute, Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, was conferred an Honorary Membership of the Thai Bar Association in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday.Comments Off / Read More »
For the first time, Bhutan hosted the 9th Meeting of the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) Committee of Experts, today.No Comment / Read More »
The Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD), which killed thousands of birds in Sarpang and Tsirang, has now been controlled. However, the livestock officials are still investigating the origin and causes of the disease.No Comment / Read More »
A team from the Department of Geology and Mines are investigating quarries in Gidaphu in Thimphu after the people living nearby complained of an unusually loud explosion that was carried out a week ago. Residents allege the explosion has caused cracks on the walls of their homes.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Jul 20 2014
Prime Minister attended the closing ceremony of the second scout’s leadership in Wangdue Phodrang on Friday. Speaking at the closing ceremony, Lyonchhen said that participants should implement and impart the skills and knowledge gained from the programme. Around 123 students from Samtse, Sarpang and Chhukha Dzongkhag took part in the three-week programme.
- Jul 17 2014
Team Town Eleven won the open football tournament held in Paro, this month. Team Town Eleven had battled it out against Team Lango Eleven, scoring 4-1 goals, yesterday. The winning team was awarded Nu.25, 000 and the runners-up Nu.15000. The tournament was organised by the sports committee of Shari High School.