English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 13, 2017

ECB declares final delimitation for Thromde elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has declared the final delimitation of the 15 new Dzongkhag Thromdes and 18 Yenlag Thromdes for the Thromde elections.

Bookstore owners appeal to PM to allow import of books without custom duty

Bookstore owners in Thimphu have put up an appeal letter to the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay to allow them to continue importing books from India without the 20 percent custom duty.

Bhutan heading towards a debt crisis?

A report, released this month, by the Jubilee Debt Campaign, a UK-based company involved in reducing indebtedness of countries; Bhutan has been categorised as a country with ‘high risk of government debt crisis.’

No adulteration of fuel in Trongsa, tests reveal

Test results show no adulteration of fuel in the underground fuel storage of Bhutan Oil Corporation in Trongsa. The lab results, which came from the economic affairs ministry, say there was no trace of water content in the fuel.

Ambassadors pay farewell visit to PM

The Ambassadors of Brazil and Turkey paid a farewell visit to Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang, yesterday.

Woman washed away by Punatshangchhu

A 21-year-old woman was washed away by Punatshangchhu in Wangdue Phodrang, yesterday. The incident occurred in Samthang, which is about two kilometres away from Bajo town towards Punakha. The deceased had gone to wash clothes by the riverside when the incident occurred.

A catastrophe waiting to happen?

One landmark that is difficult to miss in Phuentshogling is the Gol Building. With its round design and mammoth of a structure, it is perhaps one of the oldest buildings in the town. It has 87 units, including 21 commercial.

Karma Choki of Samtengang School wins golden youth

Queen Mother, Tshering Pem Wangchuck gave away the 8th Golden Youth Award to Karma Choki, at YDF centre in Thimphu, on Friday. Karma Choki, 16, is a class 10 student of Samtengang Central School in Wangdue Phodrang.

Czech Republic’s Ambassador pays a farewell call to PM

The Ambassador of Czech Republic to Bhutan, Miloslav Stasek paid a farewell call on Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang on Friday.

One-fourth restoration of Taklai channel not enough

One-fourth restoration of the country’s longest Taklai irrigation channel will not be enough to water paddy fields of the 400 farmers in Chhuzanggang and Serzhong under Sarpang Dzongkhag.

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