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.2 Comments / Read/Watch »
Eshori Gurung, GelegphuAug 12 2014
Support from the government to mechanise farming is encouraging more and more farmers in Chhuzanggang gewog under Sarpang Dzongkhag to take up farming. This will go a long way in helping government achieve its target of self sufficiency in rice.No Comment / Read/Watch »
Choni Dema, PunakhaAug 11 2014
The Sunday market in Damji in Gasa was an initiative to help enhance vegetable production, and create marketing link between customers and growers. Initially, with no customers, the market died only to revive again.
To support the government in enhancing conservation management plan, the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation officially handed over a fund worth over Nu.63mn to the government, today.No Comment / Read More »
Currently, there are over 24,000 civil servants in the country, out of which more than 1,200 are continuing their education in Sherubtse College, the Royal Thimphu College and in College in India.No Comment / Read More »
Attempts to clean the Mebartsho often prove unsuccessful, largely owing to the lake’s location, which renders cleaning not only difficult but also dangerous. However, the Desuups in Bumthang teamed up with the Dzongkhag and the Police and carried out a cleaning campaign at the lake area, last Friday.No Comment / Read More »
In an effort to fight against cyber crime, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay held a high-level meeting with the relevant stakeholders in the capital, today.No Comment / Read More »
The recent few incidences of local leaders refusing to sign the Performance Agreement with the Dzongkhags was discussed in the Meet the Press session, yesterday.No Comment / Read More »
Works to develop Kanglung town into an education hub will begin soon, says the Economic Affairs Minister. The government has already identified Kanglung Gewog in Trashigang as an Education Hub.No Comment / Read More »
The Royal Civil Service Commission declared the result of the BCSE 2014, Preliminary Examination (PE) today. The cut-off percentage is 50 percent.
NEWS IN BRIEF
- Sep 1 2014
A 23-year-old woman from Tsirang died after she was washed away by Barsa River in Pasakha, Phuentshogling. The incident happened this morning when the deceased and her friend were crossing the river, on their way to work. According to the deceased’s friend, the deceased dropped her purse in the river and while trying to pick it up, she was washed away. The body was recovered from about a kilometre downstream. Police ruled out any foul play.
- Sep 1 2014
Tshering Namgay is the winner of this year’s Trongsa Penlop Rolling Trophy golf tournament. He is the overall Nett winner and was awarded the cash prize of Nu.120,000. BB Gurung is overall gross winner, and overall Nett runner up is Tshering Tobgyal. Trongsa Penlop Rolling Trophy golf tournament was initiated in 1994. Total of 120 golfers participated in the tournament.