English | Dzongkha Friday, April 19, 2019

Lyonchhoen's opening remarks on new development paradigm

Most distinguished friends,


On behalf of His Majesty the King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the Royal Government and people of Bhutan, I extend to you a very warm welcome to the Kingdom. It’s not easy to reach this remote and chilly corner of the Himalayas, but having travelled long and hard to get here, I pray you will find some warmth in our collective endeavour to build a happier world and in our modest hospitality.

Bhutan takes fifth place in ACC Women’s Championship

Bhutan’s senior women cricket team took the fifth place after defeating the Iran women team by three wickets in the Asian Cricket Council Women’s Championship held in Thailand.

The 24 hours strike in Assam has affected the travellers of borders town. The strike was called All Koch Rajbongshi Students’ Union in Assam. Another 12 hours strike has been called upon by Aboro Suraksha Samiti.

More than 74 youth attended a two week basic badminton course which ended today. The course was held at Samtse High School multipurpose hall.

BCSEA declares class 12 results

Tikaram Acharja, from Ugyen Academy, Punakha, topped science stream, with 88.50 percent. Diwas Puri came in second position with 87 percent.

Eighth border coordination meeting begins

“There have been instances of abductions from the southern Bhutan by the miscreants from Bhutan and India… these issues are only temporary and no issue is beyond solution.”

PM disappointed with SJ’s performance in development activities

The Prime Minister, Jigmi Y.Thinley, said he is disappointed with the performance of Samdrup Jongkhar, when it comes to development activities.

Youth take valuable lessons home

‘We have grown better than yesterday’. This was the message the youth participants shared as the first ever Youth Leadership Training ended at Kamji Middle Secondary School on Sunday.

Man arrested in connection with assault of a woman

The Sarpang Police yesterday arrested the man, who assaulted a woman, in November last year in Sarpang. The accused is from Nyenyul village under Senggye gewog in Sarpang. He admitted committing the crime.

Forest fire destroyed over five acres of forest cover in Tharpaling, Bumthang, today. Officials said the fire could have started from an unattended sang by the Tshampas. The fire was contained towards late afternoon today.

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