English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Two separate accidents, two dead

A 26-year-old man has been killed in an accident on the Thimphu-Wangdue highway yesterday. He was driving a Bolero jeep. It veered off the road at Penzogyem near Thinleygang.

3 men killed in an accident

Three men aged 44, 36 and 21 were killed on the spot in an accident in Paro yesterday. The WagonR they were travelling in fell 60 metres below the road near Shaba Middle Secondary School.

Gomtu police arrest 17-year-old for murder

Police in Gomtu have arrested a 17-year-old boy suspected of murdering his step grandmother. She was killed on January 15 in Tading Geog.  According to the Tading Mangmi, the accused informed his mother and step father about the incident. They then buried the deceased near the Toorsa khola, about 15 minutes from the house.

Gelephu will get a bridge over Mao River

The Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinely promised that there will be a bridge over the Mao River in Gelephu. Speaking at the midterm review meeting on Thursday, he said the construction could not be realised because of budget constraints. However, he said the promise will be fulfilled.

Motithang takes top three positions in class XII exam

The top three toppers in the class XII examinations are all students of Motithang Higher Secondary School. The results were declared by the Bhutan Board of Examinations this morning.

Man killed in hit and run

A 65-year-old man has been killed in a hit and run accident in Punakha yesterday. According to an eye witness, a tipper truck hit the man and sped away at around 2.30 pm.

Writers visit Bhutan for inspiration

A group of writers, poets and publishers from the USA and Poland are in the country for a retreat. They call this journey a writer’s pilgrimage. They will stop and write as they travel.

Man dies from rabies

A 38-year-old man has died from rabies at the national referral hospital yesterday. The deceased is from Yangneer in Trashigang.

Yaks die in fire

A fire in Shingkhar in Bumthang Ura has left 14 yaks, most of them calves, dead and four other calves injured.

Candidates question fairness of Phuentsholing elections

A candidate who contested the Thromde election in Phuenstholing and the father of one of the Thrompon candidates in Phuentsholing are filing a written complaint saying the election was not fair.

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