English | Dzongkha Monday, July 23, 2018

Kazakhstan joins Bhutan’s list of diplomatic relations

Bhutan has now established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Joint Communiqué was signed by Lhatu Wangchuk, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations, and Byrganym Aitimova, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations.

Feeding hungry students

Every student of Wolathang Primary School in Punakha has to walk a  minimum of one hour to reach the school. After a long, back and forth, walk to school and home these students are tired and hungry. Since many of them come from economically disadvantaged families, for whom coming up with two squares of meals a day is next to impossible, these small children often go hungry in school.

No news on missing Gomchen

Today is the fifth day since 60-years-old Gomchen from Gakidling Gewog in Sarpang was abducted and yet there is no news on his whereabouts.

No approval for reality show’s organiser for two years

The organiser of the reality show, Dance Khoray Dance, will not be given approval to organise similar shows over the next two years.

Strike in Assam affects Bhutanese travellers

A strike called by Adibashi group in Assam starting this morning has affected the Bhutanese travellers. Bhutanese vehicles plying Assam will have to wait until Friday to resume their journey.

Rumours going viral

Since the second abduction case, rumours of abduction, extortion and assault are going viral in Sarpang dzongkhag.

High Court suspends ACC’s suspension order on Home Minster and Speaker

The High Court temporarily suspended the order issued by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) suspending the National Assembly Speaker and the Home and Cultural Affairs Minister. This comes after the office of Attorney General filed a petition to the High Court stating that the ACC does not have the unilateral authority to issue the suspension order.

Man dies in accident

A 35-year-old man from Punakha died on the way to Trongsa hospital yesterday night. The man had met with an accident at about 20 kilometres away from Trongsa town towards zhemgang.

Mangdechhu Project- a boon or a curse for Trongsa town?

A few years back, Trongsa town wore a forlorn look. There were lesser people and even less vehicles in the town. But the upcoming Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project is changing all that and more.

A village with highest vegetable production in winter

While some of the farmers are cautiously venturing into the business of large-scale vegetable production, some farmers have taken it another level.

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