English | Dzongkha Friday, November 24, 2017

Man dies from snake bite

A 34-year -old man in Sibsu Geog in Samtse has died after he was bitten by a snake.

Graduates brush up their dzongkha

With the royal civil service examination just around the corner, university graduates are rushing to the two dzongkha language institutes in the capital to brush up their written and spoken dzongkha.

Man arrested for attempting to take two girls to Thimphu

Gelephu police have apprehended a 28-year-old man who was allegedly attempting to take two teenage girls to Thimphu to work as dancers in a drayang (a bar with dancing girls).

Baby killed in house collapse

A four-month-old baby has been killed and eight other people injured after the house in which they were living in collapsed following days of continuous rain in Nubi Geog in Trongsa.

Boy bitten by pet monkey

An eight-year-old boy is undergoing treatment at the Wangdichholing Hospital in Bumthang after he was attacked by a monkey. The incident took place on Saturday.

Boulder kills a 13-year-old

A 13-year-old boy has been killed after he was hit by a boulder while he was swimming in a stream at Ugyentse Geog in Samtse.

Millions lost to a scam

A number of people, mainly in eastern Bhutan, have been conned of several million Ngultrums through an online scam known as UNIPAY2U.

Spotted deer on the rise

Bhutan’s efforts to conserve the spotted deer are showing positive results. The number of spotted deer has increased in the Phibsoo wildlife sanctuary, the only place in Bhutan where the deer can be found.

Curtain falls on Samtse mining case

The High Court has upheld the verdict of the Samtse district court on the Samtse mining corruption. The two prime culprits, the former Managing Director of the Natural Resources Development Corporation Limited, Sangay Gyeltshen, and the former mining coordinator, Nagey, have been sentenced to prison.

Continuous rain closes school temporarily

The Domkhar Community Primary School in Tsenkhar, Lhuentse has been closed temporarily following three days of continuous rainfall.

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