English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

Strike leaves cabbies without work

The strike in West Bengal, India has left the taxi drivers in Phuentsholing without work.

72-year-old apprehended on rape suspicion

Police in Monggar have apprehended a 72-year-old man on suspicion of raping a 57-year-old woman. The victim is speech impaired.

Farmers worried about shaky bridge

The Monsoon rains have arrived with a vengeance. In places, it has been raining nonstop for days, causing landslides and blocking roads. The rivers are swelling ominously. For the farmers of Zhey-ngo-sa in Punakha, it is a worrying development.

His Majesty graces graduate convocation

His Majesty the King advised graduates from colleges under the Royal University of Bhutan who are attending their convocation to aim high, use time wisely and work with wisdom and courage.

West Bengal strike closes border gates

The border gates in Phuentsholing and Samtse have been closed to traffic due to strike in North Bengal, India. The strike, expected to go on for five days began from 6 am today.

Boy rescued from drowning

Police in Gelephu have managed to rescue a class VII student of Gelephu Lower Secondary School from being swept away by the Mao River.

Falling boulders block road, injures engineer

The Tsirang-Gelephu highway is blocked at Rakshey-Dangra once again. Rakshey-Dangra is about seven kilometres from Damphu town. The highway was blocked at around 5 pm yesterday by falling boulders following continuous rainfall.

Roadblock leaves hundreds stranded for hours

Hundreds of passengers were stranded for over five hours at Wangkha on the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway today after landslides triggered by the Monsoon rains blocked the road.

Chamkhar residents ask for wider roads

Chamkhar residents are asking the concerned authorities to widen and maintain the roads in the valley.

Farmers sleep better with solar fencing

Farmers in Singye and Koigang village under Singye Geog in Sarpang are sleeping peacefully for the first time in so many years.

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