English | Dzongkha Sunday, December 15, 2019

Volunteers help patients at the national referral hospital

The national referral hospital is huge. It is cavernous. For the patients many of whom come from rural areas and are illiterate, finding their way around is difficult, if not impossible. Now help is at hand.

Gelephu residents complain about the road

Motorists and residents in Gelephu are complaining about the condition of the road in the town, particularly the road leading to Tali Dratshang, the fishery farm and the town.

Royal wedding keeps boot makers busy

The royal wedding is around the corner. There is so much excitement. There is so much expectation. And this excitement and expectation is nowhere more apparent than at a small tailor shop in Chubachu, dealing in Tsholham.

Victims of Tamchey accident still missing

The search party comprising of police, druk air officials, and relatives has recovered the A-star car which went off the road at Tamchey on the Paro-Thimphu highway.

Woman receives three years for smuggling

The Dagana district court has sentenced a 22-year-old woman to three years in prison for smuggling tobacco products. The verdict was passed today.

Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway blocked

Hundreds of passengers have been stranded nine kilometres from Gedu towards Chhukha after heavy rains caused a landslide blocking the road.

His Majesty grants audience to India’s new Foreign Secretary

His Majesty the King granted an audience to India new Foreign Secretary this morning.

Police find five sacks of tobacco during a raid

Police in Wangduephodrang have found five sacks of chewing tobacco from the house of a 32-year-old man.

NFE to introduce English

Non-Formal Education (NFE) learners will soon be able to learn how to read and write in English. The NFE, offers lessons in Dzongkha for now.

DTH brings about the demise of cable in Pemagatshel

About a year ago, residents of Pemagatshel town and Nangkor were complaining about the poor quality of the cable service. Not anymore.  It is not because the service has improved. The reason is most residents have switched over to Direct to Home Television or DTH.

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