English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Two men detained in connection with taxi driver murder

Thimphu city police have detained two suspects, in connection with the murder of a 50-year-old taxi driver, whose body was found on the way to Royal Thimphu College. The third suspect, Karma Dorji, who is from Paro, is still at large.

A house was razed to the ground at around 11 AM this morning at Kadam Goenpa in Monggar. Except for the three gas cylinders, nothing could be salvaged from the house that belongs to a Tshampa of Kadam Goenpa. Police Fire Brigade Vehicle was on time to save adjacent houses. NO casualties reported. The cause of the fire is not known yet.

PM hands over Nu 62 M to Nepal

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay traveled to Kathmandu, today, on a special flight to convey solidarity and support to the government and people of Nepal, following the disastrous earthquake that struck the region on 25 April.

Bhutan to extend helping hand to Nepal

His Majesty the King has commanded to depute 38-member medical team, 15 Desuups and other officials to travel to Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu to offer medical assistance for the relief operations.

Lyonchhen conveys condolence to earthquake-torn Nepal

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay assured his “highest consideration” to Nepal’s Prime Minister, Sushil Koirala, in the wake of powerful earthquake that rocked the country at 12:15 local time.

Dubious education consultancy firms under scrutiny

The Department of Adult and Higher Education under education ministry is considering cancelling licenses of a few education consultancy firms after they received complaints on lack of transparency.

Gup transfers census before completion of his tenure

Locals of Dramedtse Gewog in Monggar are questioning the integrity of their gup after he transferred his census to Ngatshang Gewog, even before his tenure was over. They say they are led by a person who does not even have a census with them.

Stringent traffic monitoring continues

The traffic police deputed about 18 teams at different locations in Thimphu alone to ensure no traffic rules were violated, today. Every Friday is observed as zero tolerance day to traffic rule violations.

End of construction boom in Thimphu?

The number of proposals to construct houses has decreased drastically in Thimphu. In 2012-13, Thimphu Thromde received over 500 proposals for the construction of new buildings. The number of proposals dropped to only about 70-80 proposals, last year.

Bhutanese documentary wins Neuro Film Festival

“The Curse, Bhutan Epilepsy Project” a documentary by Project Director, Sonam Yangzom won the Grand First Prize at the Neuro Film Festival in the US.

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