English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

BCCB promotes cricket at grassroot level

The Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) has reached over 1,500 students as part of its grassroots programme which started last week. The programme is being initiated in collaboration with UNICEF Bhutan and is targeting some 40 schools in Paro, Thimphu, Wangdue, Punakha, Sarpang, and Chukha districts.

SD United wins over Samdrup Jongkhar BPC

In the finals of the Departmental football tournament in Samdrup Jongkhar, team SD United walked away with the winner’s trophy, yesterday.

Bajo town businesses fume over road closure

A section of the road in Bajo town in Wangdue Phodrang was completely closed down, while another has been turned into one-way traffic recently as directed by the Dzongkhag administration for safety of road users.

Haa Imtrat mela attracts thousands

Thousands of People from Haa and other dzongkhags gathered to be part of the IMTRAT Raising Day. His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck graced the opening of the fair yesterday.

Road to Phulari Goenpa in Gelegphu in bad shape

The 5.8 kilometre access road to Phulari Goenpa in Sarpang is at its worst state. The construction of the road began in May last year with a contract period of 12 months.

Rice production increases by over 5% since 2012

The country’s overall rice production saw an increase of over five per cent in the last five years. From 78,000 metric tons in 2012, the rice yield rose to 85,000 metric tons last year.

Finance ministry, DHI to finalise Drukair’s domestic flight operations

The finance ministry and the Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) will finalize Drukair’s domestic flight operations in the coming week.

Late Geshe Gedun Rinchen’s disciples offer mandala to His Holiness

In memory of His Holiness the 69th Je Khenpo, late Geshe Gedun Rinchen, about two hundred of his disciples came together to offer ku-sung- thug ghi mendrel or mandala to His Holiness the Je Khenpo.

Renovated Kidu Patient Guest House inaugurated

The newly renovated Kidu Patient Guest House of the national referral hospital was inaugurated yesterday coinciding with the 6th Royal Wedding Anniversary.

Cabinet asks for another proposal on establishment of medical college

In the latest development on the proposal for the establishment of a medical college, the cabinet earlier this month asked the Khesar Gyelpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) and the national referral hospital to again put up a proposal.

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