English | Dzongkha Saturday, February 25, 2017

Zhemgang youth cooperative group showcase their products

The members of the Khenrig Namsum Cooperative Group are in Thimphu to showcase their food products. Ranging from banana chips to bamboo shoot pickle, the locally made food products are at display at an exhibition underway at the clock tower square in Thimphu.

BoB Connect Agency, a banking service for rural community launched

The people of Genekha, Khasadrapchu and Jungshina in Thimphu will no longer have to travel to Thimphu to avail themselves of banking services. Thanks to the Bank of Bhutan (BoB) Connect Agency, a new banking service, which was launched in Genekha today.

Farm road boost orange business in Paibang and Gongphu, Zhemgang

Life has changed for better for the people of Paibang and Gongphu villages under Trong Gewog in Zhemgang since the arrival of farm road last year.

Monggar DT pushes for school up gradation

Local leaders of Monggar want schools in their gewogs to be either upgraded to high school or transformed into central schools.

Introduction of electronic Patient Information System (ePIS) delayed

Lack of technical expertise and poor internet connection are delaying the introduction of electronic Patient Information System or ePIS at the Paro District hospital.

Tongmajangsa gewog office to move to its new office block

The new Gewog Administration Office of Tongmajangsa in Trashi Yangtse will be finally put to use after having been left idle for years.

Radhi rice hits Thimphu market

A group of farmers from Tsenkhar under Radhi Gewog in Trashigang are in Thimphu to sell their rice produce for the first time. The initiative is a result of Radhi Yu-Drom Rice and Textiles Co-operatives.

Samtengang Green Bhutan Nursery making waves

The Green Bhutan Nursery in Samtengang in Gelegphu is doing brisk business. Run by 37-year-old Kabita Gurung, the nursery grows close to a hundred varieties of flowers, ornamental plants, tree saplings and bonsai plants.

Book documenting His Majesty’s achievements in the last decade launched

A book entitled “Bhutan’s Crowning Glory: The Journey of a King and His People in the Last Ten Years” was launched today. The book authored by Ugyen Tenzin, a freelance writer and consultant, documents His Majesty’s achievements in the last ten years.

Serga Mathang bags Prime Minister’s Award for best film

Serga Mathang bagged the Prime Minister’s award for best film at the Bhutan National Film Awards 2017, yesterday. The Prime Minister’s award, instituted for the first time this year, carries a cash prize of Nu 1 M.

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