English | Dzongkha Thursday, August 16, 2018

Man dies in accident

A 29-year-old man from Rongthoong in Trashigang has died in an accident in Trashigang.

Bhutan records 678 elephants, up from 513 in 2011

There are 678 elephants in the country, according to the second edition of the National Elephant Survey Report. This is an increase of 165 elephants recorded by a survey conducted in 2011.

Monggar’s mobile CID processing service benefits students

The Monggar Dzongkhag Census Office has initiated a mobile citizenship identity card (CID) processing service in the lower and higher secondary schools in the remote gewogs.

Youths recognized for volunteer works and community service

The International Youth Day celebrations in Thimphu ended with rewarding young volunteers and youth groups with awards in recognition of their volunteer works and community service. The awards were given away at the first such National Youth Awards organized by Youth Caring Community and Nazhoen Lamtoen.

ACC releases project manager of Buddha Dordenma Image Foundation

In the latest development in a case involving Damcho Choden, the project manager of Buddha Dordenma Image Foundation, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has released her and detained her nephew.

Guide association proposes higher DSA for tour guides

The Guide Association of Bhutan (GAB) is seeking a higher and standard Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) for the tour guides. In a recommendation submitted to the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) in 2016, the association has proposed a DSA of Nu 1,000 to 3,000.

Vegetable prices expected to drop with opening of new shed

The residents of Chhamkhar in Bumthang are all smiles with the opening of a new vegetable market shed in the town yesterday. The shed was opened following complaints from the public and local leaders in the last Dzongkhag Tshogdu about the vegetables being priced heavily at the old market.

Bhutan defeats Sri Lanka in SAFF U-15 women’s championship

Bhutan defeated Sri Lanka 6-0 in the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship. Yesterday’s win is the Bhutanese team’s first in the ongoing championship.

Advisors of the Interim Government assigned portfolios

In accordance with Article 19 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan, His Majesty The King issued Royal Kasho appointing Chief Advisor and advisors for the 2nd Interim Government on August 9.

Bhutan among first six countries to control rubella before target year of 2020

Bhutan is among the first six countries in the WHO South-East Asia Region to control rubella and congenital rubella syndrome before the target year- 2020.

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