English | Dzongkha Saturday, October 21, 2017

Accident leaves three dead

Three students of the Drugyal Higher Secondary School in Paro have been killed in an accident this morning. They were travelling in a Bolero jeep with 18 other passengers.

Ghost town demolished

The shops are all closed, their windows shuttered, the doors locked.

Blacktopping of Dewathang road stalled

Motorists were happy when the blacktopping of the double lane Samdrupjongkhar-Trashigang highway started earlier this year. But their joy was short lived with the works stalled for more than a month now.

Royal Couple undergoes Hindu marriage

His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen yesterday visited the Durga Mandhir, located near the Thai Pavilion in Thimphu. The royal couple offered prayers and exchanged garlands as a part of a Hindu marriage.

Thousands celebrate in Changlimithang

Tens of thousands of people packed the Changlimithang stadium as the nation celebrated the royal wedding of His Majesty the King to Her Majesty the Queen Ashi Jetsun Pema Wangchuck today.

The Royal Matrimony, The Queen is Crowned

The Royal Wedding ceremony of His Majesty the King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck took place in the Puna Dewachen Phodrang in Punakha. Jetsun Pema was sanctified as the Queen of Kingdom of Bhutan by His Majesty the King.

Book on Royal Wedding launched

His Holiness the Je Khenpo launched a book on the Royal Wedding yesterday at the Tashichhodzong. The book contains messages from Dratshangs of the twenty Dzongkhags and Shedra principals as well.

Banknotes and Coins to Commemorate Royal Wedding

The Royal Monetary Authority has printed commemorative banknotes and minted silver coins to commemorate the Royal Wedding.

Major facelift for Thimphu

Tomorrow, His Majesty the King will wed Queen-to-be Jetsun Pema. All around the country towns are being transformed and the capital city Thimphu has undergone many prominent changes.

October sees more than 3,600 tourists

Tourists are flowing in like never before. The first ten days in the month of October saw 3,679 tourists, some for normal sightseeing but most of them are here to witness the Royal Wedding.

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