English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Class XII English Paper II left unevaluated

The English Paper II of class XII has been left unevaluated even though the evaluations of middle and higher secondary board examination papers have begun.

The decline of pressing mustard oil traditionally

Blooming mustard flowers turned Zhemgang gloriously yellow, every winter. For the locals, the blooming flowers were sign of bountiful harvest. They had even worked out a method of pressing mustard oil from the seeds.

Eye Camp draws hundred in Samtse

Over a hundred people made it to the Eye Camp on the first day of a weeklong camp facility brought by the Health Ministry in Samtse, today.

Trongsa Tshechu begins

The annual Trongsa Tshechu began today. The monks performed mask dances on the first day of the five-day Tshechu. The laymen performed Shachham, Dramitsengachham, Rakshamangchham, and paw. Hundreds of devotees from Trongsa and neighbouring dzonkhags, Zhemgang and Bumthang, came to witness the Tshechu. Hundred stalls, selling different food items, goods, and cloths have also been set-up outside the dzong. The Tshechu will end on January 2 next year, with the unfurling of Guru Tshengye Throngdel.

RCSC not in a position to accept “surrendering” of three Secretaries

The Royal Civil Service Commission is not in a position to accept the “surrendering” of the three Government Secretaries, RCSC tells the cabinet.

PM emphasises the importance of private sector

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay said Bhutan’s GDP with Nu.104 BN is a weak economy. He was speaking at the first public-private dialogue. He said Bhutan should have a conducive environment for the growth of private sector.

World Bank’s Chief Economist calls on PM

The Chief Economist of the World Bank, Kaushik Basu called on the Prime Minister, today.

Nationwide GNH survey to start from January

The Centre for Bhutan Studies and Gross National Happiness Research will start the third nationwide Gross National Happiness survey from January 1, 2015.

Family of three dies in house fire

A family of three, a couple in their late thirties and their two-year-old son, died when their hut was razed to the ground at Jakar village in Bumthang.

Brothers sentenced for attempting to transact contraband substance

The Tsirang District Court sentenced two brothers attempting to transact illegal substance. The older brother, 41, will have to serve a prison term of five years and the 21-year-old younger brother, 18 months.

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