English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Woman dies of suspected Anthrax

A 24-year-old woman has died of suspected Anthrax in Zhemgang last month. The deceased was from Kagtong village where the first outbreak of Anthtrax was reported.

New Lam for Gomdra Goenpa

His Holiness the Je Khenpo has appointed a new Lam for Gomdra Goenpa of Doghar Geog in Paro. Lam Tenzin was given the new post at the Tashichhodzong yesterday.

Food festival at the Clock Tower

If you in the capital and you are someone fond of trying out new varieties of food- then the clock tower square is where you should be. The second food and fun festival is offering a variety of local and international cuisine.

Day care centre in rural Dagana bring smiles

Parents in rural communities often face problems tending to farm works and children at the same time. For this reason, either one member of the family stays back home to look after the children or children are made to accompany them in the fields.

Remembering 9/21

Led by representatives from the office of the Gyalpoi Zimpoen, Dzongkhag and Geog leaders got together in Narang in Mongar to offer a thousand butter lamps in memory of those who lost their lives to last year’s earthquake.

Narang, a year after

It was on September 21 last year that Bhutan was hit by one of the worst natural disasters in recent memory. The earthquake, measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale took away 13 lives. Thousands were made homeless. And schools and religious monuments were also damaged, some beyond repair.

Lyonchhoen proposes Happiness as Ninth MDG

The Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinley proposed for inclusion of Happiness as the Ninth Millennium Development Goal (MDG) at the United Nations General Assembly.

Nehru-Wangchuck Cultural Centre inaugurated

Further strengthening the Indo-Bhutan relationship, the Nehru-Wangchuck Cultural Centre was inaugurated in the capital yesterday.

T Bank enters the commercial hub

Bank customers in Phuentsholing now have another choice. T Bank, Bhutan’s fourth commercial bank today made its entrance into the banking sector in the country’s commercial hub.

His Majesty grants audience to President of the ICCR

His Majesty the King granted an audience to the President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) this morning. Dr. Karan Singh arrived in the country yesterday for the inaugural of Nehru-Wangchuck Cultural Centre.

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