English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Popular hot spring decaying in negligence

Dunmang Tshachu is one of the most popular hot springs in Bhutan. People from all over the country frequent it. Despite its popularity, the hot spring does not really have the best of amenities.

Queens trophy sees 24 teams participating

To commemorate the second anniversary of the Royal Wedding, the Queens Trophy is being organised in Punakha by the Punakha Sports Association.

A two-week Training of the Trainers on Child Justice ended yesterday. It was held in Paro. Participants from National Commission for Women and Children, the Office of the Attorney General, RENEW, Royal Bhutan Police, the Royal Court of Justice and the Bhutan National Legal Institute attend the training.The Training was facilitated by Mr. Ghassan G. Khalil, an International Child Justice Expert. It was organized by Bhutan National Legal Institute with the financial support from UNICEF.

4G services expected to ease network congestion

The launch of 4G services is expected to ease network congestion for 3G users. Many customers are expected to switch to 4G services as it offers four times faster internet connectivity than 3G connection.

Maize-roasting Machine not gaining popularity as expected

The maize-roasting machine designed by the Agriculture Machinery Centre in Paro is hardly being used by the farmers of Gyemkha village under Toepaisa Gewog in Punakha. Ten machines were distributed for free in August, this year, to the chiwogs of Gyemkha, Mendagang, and Tokha on a trial basis.

Office-goers in Gelegphu bearing the brunt of a new system

Office-goers in Gelegphu, especially, those with offices in the core town area, say, they should be given free parking space. Ever since parking fee was introduced beginning this month, vehicles can be seen parked in an un-designated area.

Bhutan National League enters second round

The ongoing Coca Cola Bhutan National League has entered its second round. In the second match of the second round played, yesterday, Yeedzin in red and Thimphu City in light green drew with two goals each.

Gomtu School wins first Women’s Open Football Tournament

A team from Gomtu Middle Secondary School has won the first ever Women’s Open Football Tournament. The two week tournament, which ended yesterday, saw nine teams including a team from the Samtse College of Education.

A 1000 butter lamps were lit today at the Tashichhoedzong to commemorate the United Nations Day. The United Nations was founded on October 24 in 1945. The Foreign Minister, Rinzin Dorji, the Finance Minister Namgay Dorji, the UN resident representative Christina Carlson, the Indian Ambassador V.P Haran, Heads of other embassies and missions, and senior government officials attended the ceremony.

Nanong-Shumar’s common forum starts

The common forum for the Nanong-Shumar’s by-election in Pema Gatshel kicked off from today. The forum began from Shumar Gewog.

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