English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

His Majesty grants audience to DeSuungs

His Majesty the King granted an audience to the DeSuung volunteers who completed the 16th batch DeSuung integrated training programme in Tencholing from 3rd August to 5th September, 2015.

Conman issues fake cheques

A man is allegedly conning shopkeepers in Thimphu and Phuentshogling by issuing fake cheques. The man, who owns a brokerage house in Olakha, apparently comes to their stores to buy commodities and instead of paying cash, he gives them cheques.

Are you getting paid for extra hours?

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources say many employees in service industries are working more than eight hours. But, for the last two years, the ministry has not received a single complaint saying the employees were overworked.

PM meets US President Barack Obama

(Picture story): Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met with the President of the United States, Barack Obama and the First Lady, Michelle Obama in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations Summit.

Bhutan U-19 team acclimatise in Bangladesh for AFC qualifiers

Bhutan’s, Under-19, boys National Football Team is undergoing an intensive training in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka. They are acclimatising for the upcoming Asian Football Confederation Under-19 Championship qualifiers.

Fake imports reason for spike in rice import?

Ministry of Agriculture and Forests’ officials say fake imports could be the reason for spike in rice import in the country even though Bhutan hasn’t seen a population boom between 2010-14.

Man detained on suspicion of stealing explosive cable

Zhemgang police have detained a 47-year-old man from Womling Village under Shingkhar Gewog on suspicion of stealing explosive decode cable. The cable was supposedly stolen from the construction site of Shingkhar Gewog Road.

Himalayan black bear causes sleepless nights in Rukubji

After a Himalayan black bear attacked over a dozen of cattle in Rukubji Village under Saephu Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang, farmers are spending sleepless nights guarding their cattle.

Disputes related to construction companies increase

The Construction Development Board (CDB) has been seeing an increasing number of disputes among construction companies in the country. The increasing dispute is owing to the increased number of constructions and contractors involved, according to the Director General of the Board, Rinzin Dorji.

ACC auctions off seized alcoholic beverages

Seized alcoholic beverages, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) auctioned off today in Phuentshogling, fetched Nu 3 M. The beverages, worth Nu 7 B, were sold off at 15 percent below the Maximum Retail Price.

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