English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 13, 2017

BAFRA suspends licenses of two hotels in Phuentshogling

Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials in Phuentshogling suspended licenses of two hotels and seized goods for failing to comply with the Food Act of Bhutan, 2005.

MPU finally put to use

After being unused for more than five years, the milk processing unit (MPU) in Patshaling Gewog in Tsirang is finally put to use. It was left idle because of lack of power supply. After about a month from now, the locals in the group will manage the unit.

Autsho Moenlam Chenmo concludes

(Picture story): The annual Melam Chenmo at Autsho in Lhuntse concluded with Dak-Mar Wang from His Holiness the Je khenpo yesterday. Thousands of devotees from far and near gathered to receive the blessing.

GNH and Universal Human Values workshop at GCBS

A two-week long workshop on Implementation and Practice of Gross National Happiness and Universal Human Values is underway at the Gaeddu College of Business Studies (GCBS). Her Royal Highness Princess Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck graced the opening ceremony on Saturday.

Traditional house razed

A two-storied traditional House in Haa was completely burnt down yesterday. The incident happened at around 1pm at Jenkana under Samar Gewog in Haa.

Foreigners win Dantak Open Mountain Bike race

The 90-kilometres Dantak Open Mountain Bike race, held today, saw 121 bikers take part. It was flagged off by Her Royal Highness, Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, in the capital.

ESP: A candy of concern for Banks

Our reporter, Tenzin Rabgye, caught up with the heads of the financial institutions on Economic Stimulus Plan (ESP).

Bhutanese team brings home World Cup of International Law

The first ever Bhutanese team that competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C in the US returned home, yesterday. They brought with them the coveted “Spirit of the Jessup Award”, Bhutan’s first-ever trophy in the Jessup competition.

Excavators in place of cash

The government is proposing to provide excavators in the Dzongkhags to construct new farm roads rather than providing cash. The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, shared the proposal with the local government officials and civil servants of Trashigang and Trashi Yantse Dzongkhags.

ECB spends Nu. 49 MN less in 2013 elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) spent over Nu.426 MN for the 2013 parliamentary elections. The expenses also included the bye-election for the Nanong-Shumar constituency. The figures were released this morning.

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