English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Health Minister commits more doctors for Monggar Regional Hospital

The Health Minister, Tandin Wangchuk, has committed that the Monggar Regional Hospital will have enough doctors. Even though the Monggar Regional Hospital has 13 Specialists and two doctors, it is difficult for the team to cope up with increasing referrals from eastern dzongkhags.

Man of Indian origin sentenced for attempting to smuggle gold

Paro Disctrict Court sentenced an Indian man to six months imprisonment for attempting to smuggle gold, yesterday. He was arrested in May, this year, by customs officials at Paro Airport.

Debt from hydropower construction projected to triple by 2018

The debt from hydropower construction is projected to triple by the end of 2018, says the Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Dasho Sonam Tshering was speaking at the opening of the Energy, Economy and Environment Conference, today.

Weather forecast to get accurate

The Department of Hydro-Met Services’ weather forecast is all set to get more accurate. Instead of 24 hour reading of weather, it is now possible to do hourly reading.

Bhutan-Australia bilateral consultation held

The third annual bilateral consultation between the governments of Bhutan and Australia was held yesterday.

Farm road fails its purpose

The 9.3 kilometre farm road between Japhong and Subrang village under Trong Gewog in Zhemgang had failed to serve its purpose.

The King’s Cup to begin soon

The country’s biggest sporting event, the King’s Cup will kick-off on November 15 at the Changlimithang National Stadium in Thimphu.

Big Bore shooting championship underway

To commemorate the Coronation Druk Gyalpos, the first ever Indo-Bhutan Big Bore shooting championship is underway.

A 15-feet statue of Guru Rimpoche was inaugurated in Deothang under Samdrup Jongkhar. The statue was built to commemorate the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the fourth Druk Gyalpo. The statue was built by SD eastern Bhutan Ferro Silicon’s owner.

Monggar District Court dismisses case against mining in Chagsakhar

Monggar District court has dismissed a case against a proposed mining in Chagsakhar and corruption allegation against the Chagsakhar Gup. A group of seven people from Chagsakhar filed the case on Monday.

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