English | Dzongkha Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Housing crunch worsens in Trongsa

It took Karma Chimi, a shopkeeper in Trongsa, almost eight months to find a shop space in the town. Finding a house is becoming difficult as the town’s housing crunch grows.

Punakha’s vegetable production growing

Besides its rice production, Punakha is also known for growing varieties of vegetables. Today, about 1500 acres of land in the dzongkhag is used for cultivating vegetables.

Gaeddu college adopts 10kms of Thimphu- Phuentshogling highway

In an effort to maintain cleanliness along the Thimphu–Phuentshogling highway, the Gaeddu College of Business Studies (GCBS) adopted ten kilometres of road between Gaeddu Chhu and Jumja yesterday.

Almost 85,000 voters exercised their adult franchise at PBFBs, mobile booths

From October 10-12, 84,829 voters exercised their adult franchise through Postal Ballot Facilitation Booths (PBFBs) and mobile booth facility for the general round of the National Assembly (NA) elections.

ECB issues public reprimand to DPT’s Dramedtse_Ngatshang candidate

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has publicly reprimanded Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT)’s Dramedtse_Ngatshang candidate, Ugyen Wangdi.

Students of Nganglam CS want common forums to be held at schools

Most students of Nganglam Central School (CS) in Pema Gatshel are content to have voted for the first time at Postal Ballot Facilitation Booth for the general round of the National Assembly (NA) election.

DPT’s coordinator of Dagana lodges complaint against former labour minister

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT)‘s dzongkhag coordinator of Dagana, Kaka, has filed a complaint against former Labour Minister, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo for instructing PDP coordinators to vote for Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa.

DHI launches first-ever Business Acceleration Programme to help entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial culture is gaining popularity and seeing significant growth in the country. However, there still remains a challenge of capital and institutional support to promote and encourage entrepreneurs.

Water scarcity, limited farm mechanisation impede rice cultivation in Bumthang

Rice farmers in Bumthang are facing numerous challenges to cultivate rice. The challenges are: shortage of irrigation water, limited farm mechanisation and pest birds eating grains.

Tsirang working towards 99% voter turnout

More than 9,000 eligible registered voters in Tsirang did not cast their votes in the primary round of the third parliamentary national assembly election.

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