English | Dzongkha Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Community centres in Trashigang underutilised

Most community centers in Trashigang lack internet and other facilities to provide services to the people, says the local leaders. This issue was raised during the Trashigang DzongkhagTshogdue, yesterday.

Tsirang District Court sentenced a 24-year-old man to 12 years in prison for raping a 13-year-old girl. The court also ordered the convict and his relatives to pay a medical compensation of Nu.150,000 to the victim. The incident happened at Tsirang Toed on June 15, this year when the victim was herding cattle.

Price of Cordyceps this season has brought more disappointment and frustration than profit for the people of Saephu Gewog in Wangdue. This year, the highest price that a kilogram of Cordyceps fetched was close to 900,000 against over Nu.1.2 mn last year. Cordycep auction in Sephu Gewog was held on July 22 and July 23.

Post scenario after vehicle ban lift

After two years of temporary ban, the government officially lifted the ban on the import of vehicles on July 19- but the lift comes with revised taxations.

Post scenario after vehicle ban lift

After two years of temporary ban, the government officially lifted the ban on the import of vehicles on July 19- but the lift comes with revised taxations.

The government reasoned that the vehicle tax is inclusive of Sales tax, Customs Duty and Green Tax, saying these had to be raised only for the benefit of […]

SAFTA members agree to reduce tariff barrier on trade of goods

Majority of the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) members agreed to reduce the tariff barrier on import and export of goods between the SAARC member countries.

Lyonchhen meets Commerce Ministers of SAARC Countries

The SAARC Secretary General, Commerce Ministers and heads of delegation from the SAARC member countries who attended the 8th SAFTA Ministerial Council Meeting made a joint call on to Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay.

BNLI signs MoU with Thai Supreme Court

The President of the Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI), Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck has arrived in the Kingdom after a five-day visit to Bangkok, Thailand.

ADB-Bhutan Partnership to Support Inclusive, Green Growth

To promote inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth in Bhutan and to boost cooperation with the neighbors, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) initiates a new country partnership strategy with Bhutan for 2014-2018.

An engineer each for every Gewog in Sarpang

Often developmental works in gewogs under Sarpang Dzongkhag fail to complete on time. Shortage of engineer is one the biggest reasons behind this.

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