English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Education ministry asked to pay for breaching contract terms

In a verdict passed by the Trashigang District Court, the education ministry has been asked to pay more than Nu.800,000 to a contractor for breaching the contract terms.

Phuentshogling becoming less crime-ridden town

The number of crimes reported in Phuentshogling has decreased by 28 percent as compared to last year, states the third quarterly report compiled by the Royal Bhutan Police. The decrease is attributed to intensive mass patrolling and various crime preventive measures put in place by the police.

MoU to hire Bhutanese job seekers in private companies

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed, yesterday, to recruit more Bhutanese job seekers in private companies.

Winter Youth Programme begins under the command of His Majesty

Under the command of His Majesty the King, a month-long Winter Youth Engagement Programme, for the six eastern regions, began in Gyalpoizhing, Monggar, today. The programme, this time, is targeting female students, to engage them in meaningful activities during their winter break.

His Holiness to preside over Moenlam Chenmo

His Holiness the Je Khenpo is in Pema Gatshel to conduct the third Moenlam Chenmo or the great prayer ceremony. His Holiness arrived yesterday. The Dzongkhag and local government officials received His Holiness the Je Khenpo.

Bhutan’s ranking in Press Freedom Index sees sharp drop

Bhutan’s ranking in the press freedom index saw a sharp drop compared to last year, according to the South Asia Media Monitor Report. The report was launched, today, by the South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) Chapter in Bhutan.

Two sentenced to life imprisonment for Chorten vandalism

Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment by Trashigang District Court for vandalising a Jangchub Chorten in Sa-yum village under Phongmey Gewog.

Five sentenced for smuggling animal parts and antiques

The District Court in Trashigang sentenced five men to prison terms ranging from three months to one year for smuggling animal parts and antiques. The verdict was passed today.

BAF in the process of selecting women archers

The Bhutan Archery Federation (BAF) is in the process of choosing two women archers to represent Bhutan at the international competitions. They will be chosen from within the age group of 16-23, from the ongoing Winter Coaching Camp.

Monggar takes National Taekwondo Championship title

Monggar Dzongkhag emerged the winner of the National Taekwondo Championship, which was held in the capital, over the past two days. The Dzongkhag received a cash prize of Nu.20,000.

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