English | Dzongkha Monday, December 18, 2017

Two Indian Nationals sentenced for gold smuggle attempt

Paro District court today sentenced two men from India to two and a half years in prison for attempting to smuggle gold.

Trongsa to forward Draagteng housing issue to the court

The Trongsa Dzongkhag administration will soon forward the case involving 20 households of Draagteng Gewog to the court for constructing houses within 50 feet from the middle of the high way. But the people are planning to put up a petition.

A new report reveals women still lagging behind men

Bhutan’s drive for gender equality has made good progress in recent decades. However, a new collaborative report of the National Commission for Women and Children, the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations in Bhutan says women are still lagging behind men in many areas.

Student empowerment through entrepreneurship development

To explore and develop the entrepreneurial potential of students, the Loden Foundation launched its student empowerment through entrepreneurship development programme. The event was organised at the Gaeddu College of Business Studies.

His Majesty graces the closing of National Graduates Orientation

His Majesty The King granted an audience to the 2,315 graduates yesterday, who attended the National Graduate Orientation Programme this year.

Lack of irrigation water hinders hundred acres of rice cultivation in Dekiling

Paddy cultivation in Sarpang Dzongkhag is coming to an end. But in Dekiling Gewog farmers could not cultivate paddy in about 150 acres of paddy field.

Zhemgang approves proposal for a cement plant

Zhemgang’s Dzongkhag Tshogdu has approved a proposal for establishment of a cement plant in Bardo Gewog. If it comes through, it would be the first cement plant in the whole of Zhemgang.

Over hundred million Ngultrum fetched from potato yields

It is the height of potato auctioning season at the Food Corporation of Bhutan’s auction yard in Phuentshogling. Unlike last year, the farmers are fetching better returns this year.

Samrang Gewog lights up from the darkness

The pitch dark nights in the villages of Samrang Gewog under Samdrup Jongkhar is now a tale of yore now. Samrang Gewog is one of the eight gewogs to receive electricity recently.

Series of activities are being organised in Jigme Sherubling Higher Secondary School in Khaling to commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King. The School recently started the recitation of Baza Guru Dungdrup. Youngphula Rinpoche, Lam Jigme Tenzin administered the Baza Guru Wang Lung to the students and teachers.

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