Yeshi Nidup, TsirangDec 3 2013
During the darkest hour of the night, when children in other parts in the country are in a deep slumber, snugly tucked away in their warm beds, they start walking to school. Armed with books, pens and pencils, the 11 students, aged between 11-16 years, are ready by 4:30 AM for the battle of the day that awaits them.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Bumpa Wangdi, ThimphuNov 19 2013
A flurry of construction activities, involving thousands of workers from other dzongkhags, is taking place in Laya Gewog under Gasa dzongkhag.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Eshori Gurung, GelegphuNov 14 2013
Working in his office was never better and efficient than in recent months, says Tenzin Dorji, the Gaydrung of Phangkhar Gewog, Zhemgang. This is because his office has been connected to electricity three months ago.Tenzin’s office now boast of a computer, fax and a photocopy machine.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Sonam Wangdi, PhuentshoglingNov 13 2013
Shriman Rai, 66, narrated how difficult it was to carry sick people on their back to Phuentshogling general hospital. With no road and no medical facility nearby he said times were difficult. “Even after treatment, when the patient is still recovering, we had to carry them back home from the road point.”
The results of this year’s Bhutan Civil Service Examinations (BCSE) were announced today. Sixty two percent of the graduates have qualified scoring more than 50 percent.No Comment / Read More »
Three houses were razed to the ground by a fire last night at Khenthongmani, Yongphula in Trashigang. Two of the houses were single storied and the other was a double storied house. A Santro car was also gutted by the fire.No Comment / Read More »
The Mipham Kabum Wanglung in Phuentsholing began today. Thousands of people from all over the country are attending the Wanglung.No Comment / Read More »
His Holiness the Je Khenpo graced the consecration ceremony of Drepoong Woop Lhakang, and the 35-feet-tall, Dema Nyeshu Taskchi Tongdrel, in Monggar today.No Comment / Read More »
The Opposition Leader Dr. Pema Gyamtsho was elected as the new Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s Party President, yesterday. He was elected as the new party president after the former Prime Minister and Party president, Jigmi Y.Thinley resigned officially.No Comment / Read More »
Representatives from seven member countries of SAARC are attending a regional One Health symposium. The five-day meeting is being held in Paro.No Comment / Read More »
Team Tertons FC won the first Futsal Club Championship after defeating Druk Star FC. The final score stood at five goals to one. The team topped the table with 17 points. They received a cash prize of Nu.50,000 along with a trophy.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Dec 5 2013
A 38-year-old man has been accused of raping an eight-year-old girl. The case is filed with the Thimphu Police on Tuesday. The man, who was unknown to the girl, is said to have met the girl at the gaming zone at Shearee Square. The girl has undergone a medical check-up and results are yet to be shared. The accused, meanwhile, has denied the allegation. The Police are still investigating the case.
- Dec 5 2013
Film equipment worth little over Nu. 9.5 million was received by the Bhutan Film Association previously known as Motion Pictures Association of Bhutan today. There are two sets of camera, sound and lighting equipment. The film makers can now hire the equipment. The President of the Association, Mila Tobgay, said the equipment will help them produce high quality films. The grant was given by the Korea International Cooperation Agency.