English | Dzongkha Saturday, September 26, 2020

Jakarthang lives in fear in the aftermath of the earthquake

In the aftermath of the September 18 earthquake, some people in Paro are living in temporary sheds, while others are putting up with relatives and friends.

Laya sees drastic decline in STIs

If numbers are anything to go by, then Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in Laya is on the decline.

Economic Affairs Minister leaves for Delhi

A delegation led by the Economic Affairs Minister Khandu Wangchuk left for the Indian capital New Delhi today. He will be attending the 7th meeting of the empowered joint group which begins tomorrow.

Woman found dead

A 32-year-old woman has been found dead near a stream in Chamkhar, Bumthang this morning.

His Majesty to return and comfort

His Majesty will not be visiting Dungkar and will instead travel directly to Thimphu tomorrow from Gyalposhing.

Comforting the nuns of Kila Goenpa

Following the damage and the fire mishap caused by the earthquake at the Kila Goenpa in Paro, Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck visited the site, today.

More than 3,400 houses damaged

UPDATE: The number of injured from the earthquake on Sunday has risen to nine. The quake damaged more than 3,400 houses, 12 dzongs, 220 other historical monuments and 63 education centres.

Accidents kill one in Sarpang and injures two

A 35-year-old taxi driver was killed on the spot when his van went off road  between Darachu to Gaychu yesterday.

Falling boulders kill one

A 21-year-old man was killed on the spot when the truck he had been driving was hit by a falling boulder at Wangkha on the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway.

His Majesty in Kanglung

His Majesty the King visited Sherubtse College today and spoke to the students candidly and at length. The students interacted freely with His Majesty. His Majesty also expressed appreciation to the lecturers and made special mention of the foreign faculty in Sherubtse.

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