English | Dzongkha Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Book inspired by Her Majesty the Royal grandmother launched

A book titled, “Zangdok Palri – The Lotus Light Palace of Guru Rinpoche: Visions of the Buddhist Paradise in the Sacred Kingdom of Bhutan”, was launched in the capital today. The book is inspired by Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother, Ashi Kesang Choeden Wangchuck.

Bhutan elected as the vice chair of NAM

Bhutan has been elected as one of the vice chairs of the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), which began in the capital city of Iran, Tehran, yesterday.

PDP and DPT, registered political parties, ECB reiterates

The status of the two political parties, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa and People’s Democratic Party remain unaffected as the registered political parties. The announcement comes after both the parties cleared their debts incurred during their political campaigns.

More tested positive for influenza A

A child, four students and a teacher of Ramjar Lower Secondary School in Trashiyangtse were tested positive for influenza A. The confirmation came after the health staff from Trashiyangtse hospital tested 12 blood samples from 90 people who had come to hospital with flu like symptoms. Of the four students, one was tested for influenza A from Trashigang hospital.

PM meets Iranian President

The Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley met with the President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, soon after arriving in Tehran, the capital city of Iran, yesterday. Lyonchhoen is in Tehran to attend the 16th summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM).

First woman Dzongda assumes office

The country’s first woman Dzongda, Ngawang Pem, officially assumed office today. His Majesty the King had appointed her as Tsirang Dzongda on the 26th of last month.

Banking and insurance facilities in Trashigang Dungkhags

People of Wamrong and Thrimshang Dungkhags under Trashigang now have access to banking and insurance facilities. Earlier, they had to travel more than eight kilometres to avail the facilities in Trashigang.

MoH to introduce Sowa Rigpa spa

The Ministry of Health and the Tourism Council of Bhutan are working together to introduce Sowa Rigpa spa and Wellness Services, an indigenous treatment method in the country. The abundance of medicinal plants in the country is seen as a potential powerhouse for health and economic opportunities.

Bhutan awarded confucius prize for literacy

The Non-Formal and Continuing Education Programme of the Department of Adult and Higher Education has been awarded the 2012 UNESCO International Literacy Prize.

His Majesty grants audience to India’s Chief of Army Staff

His Majesty the King granted an audience to the Indian Army’s Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh at the Tashichhodzong today.

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