English | Dzongkha Monday, August 20, 2018

DPT declares its final three candidates

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) declared its final three candidates today. With this, the party has finalized all its candidates from 47 constituencies.

CEC announces NA election dates

The Primary Round of the 2018 National Aseembly Election will be held on September 15, which is exactly 28 days from today.

His Majesty The King attends state funeral of former Indian Prime Minister

His Majesty The King is in New Delhi, India to attend the state funeral of the late former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The former Indian Prime Minister passed away yesterday at the age of 93 after a prolonged period of illness.

His Majesty The King graces graduates orientation programme

His Majesty The King graced the 17th National Graduates Orientation Program at the Royal Institute of Management earlier today.

Man gets 16 years for rape

Punakha District Court has convicted a 39-year-old man of statutory rape and sentenced him to 16 years in prison.

3 men arrested for gold smuggling

Police in Paro are investigating a gold smuggling case involving four suspects. Three of the four men were arrested on July 4 from Shana in Tsento Gewog. They had 20 kilograms of gold in their possession.

Highlanders lose yaks to Gid disease

The people of Lunana in Gasa lose their young yaks to Gid locally known as Gu-Yum disease every year. More than 10 yaks succumbed to the disease last year.

RUB, ECU signs MoU to promote academic cooperation

The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) and the Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Western Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Thimphu today. The MoU is to provide experiential learning opportunities and to promote scholarly cooperation between colleges of RUB and various schools of ECU.

Bangladesh, India to play finals of SAFF U-15 women’s championship

Bhutan failed to advance to the finals of the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship after losing to the defending champions Bangladesh 0-5 yesterday.

Birth spacing of 2 years crucial

Women who have children in quick succession place themselves and their children at risk, say health professionals. A birth spacing of at least two years is recommended for the benefit of both mothers and their children.

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