English | Dzongkha Sunday, April 21, 2019

Australian Ambassador confirms visa cancellations of two Bhutanese

The Australian Ambassador to Bhutan, Patrick Suckling, confirmed that the visas of two Bhutanese in Perth, Australia, have been cancelled. Ambassador Patrick Suckling said the two have been given short-term visas so that they can arrange for return to Bhutan.

B-mobile users’ 3G to work properly from December

B-mobile users are complaining that the 3G service is not working properly over the last two months. Forget browsing internet, it’s been difficult even to make a call, they say.

Efforts underway to conserve endangered snow leopards

Hunting, loss of habitat and decline in prey are the main reasons that have listed snow leopards as an endangered species around the world. Bhutan, being one of the important habitats of the animal, is working to maintain it as safe haven for this endangered animal.

Trongsa Dzongkhag orders demolition of 12 houses in Langthil

The Trongsa Dzongkhag has asked 12 households of the total 15 in Langthil Gewog to be dismantled. These houses were built within 50 feet from the centre of the highway, which the Road Act 2004, disallows.

Dr. Sacha Wangmo, who graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka, has secured the first position in the 2013 final MBBS examinations. And from among the eight state-run medical faculties, Sacha Wangmo secured the 10th position.Close to a 1,000 medical students appeared for the 2013 final MMBS examinations held in November.

Visas of Bhutanese students’ dependents in Australia cancelled

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection of Australia cancelled visas of two dependents of Bhutanese students studying in Western Australia’s capital, Perth.

Man sentenced for raping daughter

The Gelegphu Dungkhag Court sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for raping his daughter. The 16-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by her 39-year-old father since December, last year.

Bongdema Industrial Estate finally materialises

The long-awaited Bongdema Industrial Estate is finally coming through. The government of India has approved Rs.197 MN to develop the industry.

Chhukha’s annual Moenlam Chenmo ends

The fourth Annual Moenlam Chenmo of Chhukha concluded, yesterday. The five-day ceremony was presided over by His Holiness the Je Khenpo. It was conducted in Gedu, where the dzongkhag’s Moenlam Chenmo hall will be constructed soon.

Locals ready to welcome Black-necked cranes

The locals, students, and gewog officials of Boomdeling in Trashi Yangtse are doing their bit to welcome the endangered, Black-necked crane. They have cleaned the swampy area in the middle of Kholongchhu River.

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