English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

Border co-ordination meeting ends in a positive note

The 21st Border District Co-ordination Meeting between the Royal Government of Bhutan and the state government of West Bengal, India, ended on Friday with the signing of the minutes of the meeting. The two day meeting was held at the Banquet Hall in Thimphu.

Thousands attend the Job Fair

Thousands of job seekers from across the Kingdom are attending the 8th National Job fair in Thimphu. The two-day fair began yesterday. ‘Right people, Right time, Right place’ is the theme of this year’s National Job fair. The Labour and Human Resources Minister, Lyonpo Dorji Wangdi opened the fair.

4 Indian tourists killed in accident

Four Indian tourists including a woman died in an accident yesterday. The TATA Indica car they were travelling in went off the road about 200 metres below the road. The accident occurred in between Jumja and Ganglakha, around 39 kilometres away from Phuentsholing, at around 7.30pm. They were on their way to Phuentsholing from Thimphu.

Her Majesty the Queen Mother in Belgium

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck visited Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday.

His Majesty addresses the NDC Golden Jubilee

His Majesty the King graced the Golden Jubilee celebration of the National Defence College (NDC) in Delhi yesterday. Addressing the session His Majesty said that the high standards of achievement, experience and commitment shown by those at NDC were a direct result of the achievements of India as a nation, and herald the immensely bright future ahead.

'The Condom Man' wins ABU prize

A BBS TV programme ‘The Condom Man’ has been awarded the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) HIV/AIDS award.

No age bar for education

Children in urban areas go to school at an early age of five or six. Some even at the age of four. But in rural areas, due to lack of school, children go to school at a much later age.

Vaccine storage refrigerators for health ministry

The Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) has provided 10 electric and kerosene vaccine storage refrigerators to the health ministry.

Students regulate traffic during peak hours

If you drive by Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School in Thimphu, you will notice two students in uniform controlling the traffic during peak hours. With growing number of vehicles in Thimphu few schools have taken initiative of controlling the traffic for the safety of both students and drivers.

His Majesty meets Indian PM

His Majesty the King met with Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, at his residence in Race Course Road yesterday. The two leaders discussed a whole array of bilateral issues aimed at ensuring that the profound bond between the two countries.

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