English | Dzongkha Monday, November 20, 2017

Health official receives 10 years

The Thimphu district court has sentenced a health official to 10 years in prison for embezzlement.

2nd round of LG elections, lukewarm response

The second round of local government elections yesterday was a low key affair. It was as smooth and trouble free as it was uneventful.

His Holiness the Dungse Rinpoche passes away

His Holiness Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche passed away in Palm Desert, California the United States this morning. He was 80.
Born in 1931, Dungse Rinpoche was a prominent master of the Nyingma lineage, a renowned teacher and an author of numerous books on Buddhist teachings.
He is the eldest son of Dudjom Rinpoche and father of Dzongsar […]

2nd round of LG elections, lukewarm response

The second round of local government elections yesterday was a low key affair. It was as smooth and trouble free as it was uneventful.
The day was bright and sunny. At the polling stations, the election officials on duty waited expectantly as the voters started to trickle in.
As the wintry sun rose slowly […]

Sephubs worry over the sustainability of bamboo

An important source of livelihood for Sephu Geog in Wangduephodrang is at the risk of drying up.

Changjiji to tackle issues head-on

Changjiji has a host of problems. Gang fights, burglary, and vandalism to name a few. To tackle these problems, the residents have now formed an association.

His Majesty joins Haaps to celebrate Lomba

Haaps and Parops will remember this Lomba for years to come. This year, they are celebrating the Lomba with His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen.

Former Gup detained

A former Gup of Khebisa in Dagana has been detained by the police for the suspected murder of an Indian labourer.

FDI policy amended to help curb rupee crunch

To curb the rupee deficit in the country, the government has decided to allow Indian companies providing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Bhutan to invest in Indian rupees.

RICBL employee detained for embezzlement

An employee of the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) is in custody on suspicion of misusing corporate funds. He manipulated documents and embezzled company money amounting to over one million which might increase after the investigation.

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