Yeshi Nidup, ThimphuJul 29 2014
Eleven top students from Arekha Primary School in Chhukha for the first time visited Thimphu and Paro on Sunday on a study tour.No Comment / Read/Watch »
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.
The total number of hepatitis cases in the country has increased during the past two years. From 313 in 2012, last year, the figure has now increased to 369.No Comment / Read More »
Atsara, celebrated as the entertainer in annual Tshechu, brings life and colours to the celebration but they can also be a source of embarrassment.No Comment / Read More »
The politicians of the five political parties, who recently visited Denmark, said providing state funding to political parties is pivotal in strengthening democratic development in the country.2 Comments / Read More »
The Youth Initiative (YI) was started by a group of youth, who say they are concerned about the country and feel a need for a bridge between the policy makers and the youth of Bhutan.No Comment / Read More »
His Majesty the King granted an audience to the Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, V.P. Haran yesterday. V.P. Haran, who served as India's Ambassador to Bhutan from January 2013, will be completing his tenure this month.Comments Off / Read More »
“In order to enjoy the benefits of a sound economic system, it is of utmost importance to build quality roads,” says Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Jul 25 2014
Tsirang District Court sentenced a 24-year-old man to 12 years in prison for raping a 13-year-old girl. The court also ordered the convict and his relatives to pay a medical compensation of Nu.150,000 to the victim. The incident happened at Tsirang Toed on June 15, this year when the victim was herding cattle.
- Jul 25 2014
Price of Cordyceps this season has brought more disappointment and frustration than profit for the people of Saephu Gewog in Wangdue. This year, the highest price that a kilogram of Cordyceps fetched was close to 900,000 against over Nu.1.2 mn last year. Cordycep auction in Sephu Gewog was held on July 22 and July 23.