English | Dzongkha Saturday, July 21, 2018

Deki Wangmo to represent Bhutan at Miss Asia pageant

Project Bhutan’s super model, Deki Wangmo, 21, will represent Bhutan at the Manappuram Miss Asia 2015 pageant. The pageant will be held in Kochi in South India on August 18. Deki Wangmo is a student.

Court refuses to register Tenzu Consultancy case

A group of 30 people, who were supposedly conned by Tenzu Consultancy, say the Thimphu District Court is refusing to register their case. The court has apparently asked them to first locate the consultancy’s owner, who had promised them jobs in Malaysia. The owner is said to be at large.

Girl, wounded by snare-trap, being treated

A 10-year-old girl, from Tama Village in Zhemgang, is being treated at Yebilaptsha Hospital, after her right thigh was partially mutilated by a snare-trap.

Japan gives equipment worth Nu 10 M to Bhutan

Japan government, through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), gave tools and equipment worth Nu 10 M to Bhutan Telecom in the capital, today.

PM meets Ambassadors of South Korea and Australia

Ambassadors of South Korea and Australia called on the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang, this morning.

Office for Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services inaugurated

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay inaugurated the office for Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Limited at Paro Airport, yesterday. The state-owned Enterprise will however start its operation only from November 11 coinciding with the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.

Customs duty exemption on imported books violates Constitution: Opposition

Exemption of customs duty and sales tax on all books imported during 2015 violates the Constitution, Opposition says. “The Opposition Party is deeply concerned with the repeated unlawful acts of the Government.”

PM attends RIM convocation

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay attends the 19th convocation for the 2014-15 graduates of Royal Institute of Management (RIM), today. Two hundred and fifty graduates received the certificates in masters, post graduation and diploma level.

Herd of 23 elephants destroys acres of banana trees

A herd of 23 elephants went on the rampage and destroyed all the banana trees belonging to about 20 households, grown in an area spanning about 40 acres in Namkhaling, Gelegphu.

Boulder crushes a man to death

A huge boulder crushed a 23-year-old man from Zhemgang when drilling a rock to place explosives for blasting at 10 AM, yesterday. He, along with a 27-year-old man, was working at the Ganglapong farm road construction in Monggar when a huge boulder tumbled down the slope and pinned him.

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