English | Dzongkha Sunday, October 22, 2017

17-year-old stabbed

A 17-year-old boy has been critically injured after he was stabbed by a 25-year-old man in Thimphu on June 27. He is being treated at the national referral hospital.

Gelephu hospital overwhelmed by labourers

Hundreds of Indian labourers are rushing to the Gelephu hospital to check their health and obtain a fitness certificate so that they can work for the many hydropower projects in Bhutan.

You REAP as you sow

There is a ray of hope for the villagers of Sanu Dungtoe in Samtse.

Gelephu Gup candidate files complaint

A Gup candidate in Gelephu Geog, Ugyen Wangchuk, has filed a written complaint against a supporter of the Gup elect Tashi accusing him of violating the electoral law.

LG elections a “success”

The Local Government (LG) elections yesterday were a success with a voter turnout of 55 percent according to the Chief Election Commissioner Dasho Kinzang Wangdi.

Samtse has the highest voters

There are total number of 347,938 eligible and registered voters, to participate in the first Local Government Elections tommorrow.

More EVMs for Local Government Elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has 4,125 Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), more than double of what it had during the General Elections, for the Local Government Elections.

ECB geared up for Local Elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is ready to conduct first Local Government Elections on  June 27, 2011. The election will be conducted in the 205 Geogs of 20 Dzongkhags.

Unwanted pregnancy threatens mother’s life

A mother of four children was pregnant with her fifth child. Thirty-year-old woman and her husband, driver, decided to remove the unborn child to ease pressure on their existing financial situation and from gradually worsening in the future. In an abortion conducted in bordering town in Jaigoan, they almost got rid of fetus. Almost.

Cheaper eggs

Increase in domestic egg supply, price hiked after Bhutan stopped import of poultry and its products following an outbreak of bird flu in India, dragged down the price.

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