Tenzin Rabgye, ThimphuSep 12 2014
Abi Tashi, 80, does not know where her next meal is coming from. She lives in a ramshackle of a house in Poikhar, Monggar with her 56-year-old daughter who is suffering from speech disability.2 Comments / Read/Watch »
Pema Samdrup, ZhemgangSep 12 2014
Avacado is the most popular and widely grown fruit in Zhemgang. Thanks to Dasho Nishioka who introduced the fruit in the country in the 1960s.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Pema Namgay, KanglungSep 9 2014
Stuffed tiger toys have taken over the duty of guarding the maize fields from the farmers in most parts of eastern districts. Farmers find it effective to place tiger dolls near their maize fields to scare away the monkeys.4 Comments / Read/Watch »
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.
The Narcotic Drug and Law Enforcement Unit of Phuentshogling Police detained a 25-year-old man from Pema Gatshel in connection with illegal possession of controlled substances.No Comment / Read More »
A bear mauled a 34-year-old man from in Kangpar Gewog in Trashigang. He suffered major injuries on his right eye. He is undergoing treatment at JDWNR Hospital in Thimphu.No Comment / Read More »
His Majesty The King granted land Kidu to 6,718 households, including those who were eligible for land substitution in Zhemgang, yesterday.Comments Off / Read More »
The police have apprehended a health worker for circulating the picture of Bumthang’s suicide victims. He was detained on September 12, two days after the incident.No Comment / Read More »
The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, and Indian Ambassador, Gautam Bambawale, offered prayers and lit a thousand butter lamps at the Kuenrey in Tashichhodzong, today.No Comment / Read More »
The former Royal Advisory Councillor, Chang Ugyen, refuted the Office of the Attorney General’s allegations against him of creating a fake land registration certificate, in his opening statement before the Thimphu District Court, this morning.No Comment / Read More »
The much-delayed Amochu Bridge is finally nearing completion. Only seven percent of the work remains with the arch complete.No Comment / Read More »
A body of a man was recovered from the Kurichhu Hydropower Dam this morning, after a week long search. The Police handed over the body to the family members.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Sep 15 2014
The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, announced that the farm road Kawang Gewog under Thimphu will be blacktopped. He made the announcement during his visit to Kawang Gewog Center, yesterday. The Prime Minister said blacktopping the road would improve the livelihood and business opportunities of the community. The 3.3-kilometer road will be blacktopped in October this year. The existing farm road was constructed in 2003.
- Sep 12 2014
A 51-women delegation from India met young Bhutanese women entrepreneurs to build business tie-ups and explore business opportunities, yesterday. Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry invited 30 young Bhutanese women entrepreneurs but only 15 turned up for the meeting. Some of the business areas of interest include gem and jewelry, education, travel, and trade among others. The delegation will leave on Sunday.