English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Bhutan joins the world to observe Earth Hour

Bhutan joined over 172 countries across the world to observe the Earth Hour, today.

PM concludes his visit to the US

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay concluded a ten-day visit to the United States to promote Bhutan for Life initiative. Lyonchhen arrived in the country, today.

ECB awaits parliament to declare thromdes

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is waiting for the government to declare 16 thromdes. If not, only four thromdes of Thimphu, Gelegphu, Samdrup Jongkhar and Phuentshogling will have thromde elections in 2016.

Preparation for Peling Tshechu begins

Preparation for the upcoming Peling Tshechu in Bumthang is in full swing. The first ever Peling Tshechu in the country will be held in Bumthang to mark the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the fourth Druk Gyalpo. The three-day festival begins on Sunday.

Wild animals losing habitat

The number of wild animals losing their habitat has increased ever since Punatshangchhu Hydropower Project began. The Divisional Forest Office in Wangdue Phodrang has rescued around 15 Sambar deer since 2009 till date. All rescued deer are kept in a temporary Wildlife Rescue Centre in Lobesa.

Contractor asked to rework on water supply connection

The contractor of Chenla Construction in Trashigang has been asked to redo the water supply connection of Pam Primary School. The directive comes after an investigation by a committee formed by the dzongkhag.

Bangladeshi Community celebrates Independence and National Day

Bangladeshi Community in Thimphu celebrated its 44th Independence and National Day at the Bangladesh Embassy in the capital, today. Senior officials representing the Royal Government of Bhutan also attended the celebrations.

Photo exhibition inaugurated

The exhibition titled, “In the Service of Our Kings” was inaugurated by Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck at the Royal Textile Academy in Thimphu today.

A ready market for farmers

The agriculture ministry will no longer provide free seeds and fertilisers to the farmers. Instead, the ministry will be initiating a new programme through which, it will directly buy rice grains from farmers and sell it in the market.

180-feet Hatigar Bridge inaugurated

The 180-feet Hatigar Bridge in Logchina Gewog under Chhukha was inaugurated, today.

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