English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

His Majesty arrives back home

His Majesty the King has arrived in the country following a visit to the United Kingdom where he was elected as Royal Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.

Petrol price likely to drop

The price of petrol is likely to drop in the coming days.

Man found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

The Samtse district court today sentenced a 30-year-old man from Ugyentse Geog to four years in prison.

Accident leaves one dead, injures another

A 19-year-old woman has been killed on the spot in an accident yesterday.

Veteran singer receives award

A well known Bhutanese singer, Lopen Dengo, has been awarded the 7th Citycell-Channel i Music Award for his contributions to Bhutanese music.

Dutch Honorary Consul appointed

The Secretary General of BAOWE, Phuntshok Chhoden Tshering, has been appointed as the Honorary Consul of The Netherlands to Bhutan.

Chuzergang community information centre closed

Residents of Chuzergang Geog have been complaining that the community information centre in the geog is locked all the time.

A losing battle?

Park officials in the Jigme Dorji National Park are struggling to protect the flora and the fauna from poachers.
The park, named after the third king and covering more than 4,000 square kilometres, is home to about 2,000 species of plants and animals.
The biggest constraint in its fight against poachers is manpower shortage. The park has […]

Police officer reprimanded and fined

The police officer who manhandled a student of the Yangchenphu Higher Secondary School in Thimphu has been reprimanded and fined Nu.15,000.
He was speaking at the monthly meeting of the cabinet ministers with the media yesterday.
“This officer who had mishandled the student has been reprimanded, given a serious reprimand, his seniority has been lowered by three […]

Farmer raises earthworms

Farmers generally grow crops or raise livestock. They do not normally raise earthworms. But a farmer in Patshaling Geog in Tsirang is doing just that.
Yeshey Wangdi Sherpa has been rearing earthworms for the past three years to produce organic fertilisers. He now owns more than 70,000 earthworms.
He uses the earthworms to turn cow dung and […]

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