English | Dzongkha Saturday, July 20, 2019

Bhutan wins Karate Championship

Bhutan has won the Country Trophy Championship at the Thimphu Invitational Karate Championship 2012.

Restoration of Yongla Goenpa misses deadlines

Yongla Goenpa in Pemagatshel is one of the sacred Goenpas in the Country. It is blessed by many revered lams. In September 2009, the Goenpa suffered a major damage caused by an earthquake. Three years on and the restoration of the Goenpa is yet to be complete.

Rebuilding lives after 2009 earthquake

The September 21 earthquake in 2009 caused major damages in Narang Gewog under Monggar Dzongkhag. It was one of the worst hit Gewogs. The Gewog is still recovering from the damages caused by the 6.3 magnitude earthquake. Around 90 percent of the homes destroyed have been rebuilt.

PM discusses potential areas of cooperation

The Prime Minister, Jigmi Y.Thinley began his official engagements in New York by meeting several heads of States and Governments and Foreign Ministers.

Bhutan’s cultural exhibition raises curtain in Kuwait

The cultural exhibition of Bhutan opened at the national museum of Kuwait amid much pomp and show. The cultural exhibition of Bhutan was the curtain raiser to the celebration of Asian Cultural Days in Kuwait. Sri Lanka, Japan, India, Indonesia and China are also a part of celebration.

Lemongrass oil businesses dwindling

Lemongrass oil business was once thriving in the eastern part of the country. About 10 tons of lemongrass oil used to be produced by the Lemongrass Cooperative Group formed in 2007. The cooperative group had 170 members.

Bridge over Thewar Chhu in Gelephu dismantled

When the Mao River swells, it becomes impossible for the boat to operate. During such times, people of the four gewogs on the other side of the Mao River, use the suspension bridge over the Thewar Chhu to come to Gelephu. But with the bridge dismantled about a month ago, people are facing difficulty crossing the Thewar Chhu.

We want ATM facilities in Tingtibi: Residents

The residents of Tingtibi travel 30 kilometres to Zhemgang to avail banking facilities, which they say is time consuming and inconvenient. Residents say introducing an ATM facilities in Tingtibi would make their lives easier.

His Majesty graces Wangduephodrang Tshechu

His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen graced the third day of Tshechu in Wangduephodrang today. The Tshechu was held at Tencholing Military training center ground after the Wangduephodrang Dzong was lost to the fire in June this year.

Thimphu Tshechu begins

The Annual Thimphu Tshechu began today. Thousands of people dressed in rich traditional attire thronged Tendrelthang at Tashichhodzong. People from Thimphu and neighbouring areas, including tourists gathered for the festivities.

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