English | Dzongkha Friday, December 15, 2017

His Majesty hosts lunch for 2010 medalists

His Majesty the King hosted lunch for the all the 27 individuals yesterday who were conferred the Druk Thuksey, Druk Khorlo and national orders of merit during the last National Day.  The awardees were accompanied by their immediate family members.

Accident in Trashiyangtse kills 1, injures 19

A 50-year-old woman was killed in an accident in Trashiyangtse in the wee hours of this morning.

Forest fires damages 5 acres in Thimphu

A forest fire below Sangaygang in Thimphu has damaged some five acres of blue pine forest this afternoon. However, quick and coordinated response from some 500 armed forced personal and volunteers contained the fire within an hour.

Economic Affairs Minister leaves for Delhi, India

Senior government officials led by the Economic Affairs Minister Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk left for New Delhi, India, yesterday. In Delhi, the Bhutanese delegations will hold meetings with authorities of the Punatshangchu I and II and Mangduechu hydroelectricity projects.

Police-Youth Partnership Programme begins

A 15-day Police Youth Partnership Programme began yesterday in Wangduephodrang, Samtse, Trashigang and Phuentsholing. This is the fifth phase of the Police-Youth Partnership Programme.

1st LG elections slated for January 21, 2011

The first Local Government (LG) elections under the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan for the four thromde of Thimphu, Gelephu, Samdrupjongkhar and Phuenstholing will be held on January 21 next year. This was revealed by the chief election commissioner at the press conference today.

Bhutanese take to blogging

Reading books, listening to music, hanging out with friends or watching television aren’t the only things people in capital do nowadays. Blogging is the new passion for many people now.

Samdrupjongkhar Initiative ends

The three day Samdrupjongkhar Initiative ended today. The Samdrupjongkhar Initiative is a civil society organisation founded by His Eminence Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche to foster Gross National Happiness (GNH) based development in harmony with the government goals.

A sad home coming

(UPDATE) The bodies of the 18 Bhutanese pilgrims who perished in the Nepal plane crash arrived home today. They were brought in a special flight dispatched to Kathmandu by His Majesty the King.

Dragon’s Gift attracts thousands

Thousands of people from different corners of the country visited the Dragon’s Gift Exhibition in the capital which ended today. It was held at the Royal Academy for Performing Arts for around 40 days.

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