English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

Female caddies at the Thimphu Golf Course

Sangay Choden wakes up early to do her regular physical exercise. Her job demands that. She is one of the 18 female caddies selected to take up the job. They took up the responsibility for the first time during the last tournament.

Sherubtse film festival

(Picture Story): A film festival was held in Sherubtse College for the first time in its history. Nine feature films and two documentaries made it to the film festival.

Refey-Khosela bypass to shorten Trongsa-Zhemgang highway

The Trongsa-Zhemgang highway will be shortened by about 17 kilometres once the bypass from Refey-Khosela road construction is complete. About 70 percent of the work has been completed. And most of the road has been blacktopped. It is scheduled to open to traffic by mid of 2015.

PM leaves for India

The Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has left for India this morning at the invitation of the government of India to attend the swearing-in-ceremony of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister of India.

Bhutan has not explored ICT much for business

A lot has changed. Life has been made easier with the advancement of information and communication technologies. According to professionals who attended the first of its kind ‘Bhutan International IT and Training Event’ Bhutan has seen tremendous development in the field of ICTs. However, some said Bhutan has not explored much when it comes to doing business.

The Khangzang Chorten under Largyab Gewog in Dagana has been vandalised on April 22. The same Chorten was once vandalized in 1999 and later it was renovated. No one knows when the chorten was built. Meanwhile, police are investigating the case.

Opposition questions Bhutan’s diplomatic relations suspension

To solve the issues at home should Bhutan suspend the expansion of diplomatic relations was one of the issues raised in the question hour session of the National Assembly today.

Reducing number of schools for quality education: Education Minister

The government’s plan to reduce 564 schools in the country to in between 140 to 150 was questioned in the question hour session of the National Assembly today.

Staggering number of STI cases detected in Trongsa

The recent Heath Screening and Testing Camp held in Trongsa detected six new HIV positive cases and a staggering 114 Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) cases. More than 2,700 people, mostly foreign workers, had come for the test at the Mangdechhu Hydrpower Project.

His Holiness the Je Khenpo administered Gonmei Tangso Tangra and Tacha Chosum Wang as the annual Daga Trashi Yangtse Zamling Zhedhi Melom Chhenmo concluded today. Thousands of devotees gathered to receive blessings and offer prayers. The Moenlam Chenmo is conducted annually for peace and prosperity.

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