English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Affected farmers granted Royal kidu

The Office of the Gyaltshab and respective dzongkhag administrations in the East delivered Royal kidu to those households affected by hailstorm and wind, last month. October’s hailstorm and wind had affected four eastern districts of Lhuentse, Monggar, Trashi Yangtse and Trashigang.

Man allegedly murdered in Phuentshogling

A 51-year-old salesman of a clothing store in Phuentshogling town was allegedly murdered inside the store. The man, of Indian origin, suffered multiple stab wounds on his throat, according to Phuentshogling police.

Parliamentarians fail to finalise Pema Gatshel’s Thromdes

After the parliament’s joint sitting failed to finalise a Dzongkhag Thromde and Yenlag Thromde for Pema Gatshel and Yenlag Thromde for Paro, they decided to form a Special Joint Committee, today. The parliamentarians decided on the committee to stop the endorsement from failing again.

More than 700 walk in support of Orange YOUR Neighbourhood

More than 700 participants walked more than 13 kilometres, from Parizampa till Clock tower in Thimphu, to show support for elimination of violence against women. The event was part of International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Enhancing border security

Better Coordinated Border Management is the solution to enhancing border security whilst improving trade facilitation, according to the Department of Revenue and Customs. At present, coordination among regulating agencies is minimal. To address this, a four-day workshop on ‘Coordinated Border Management and Single Window’ is being held in Paro.

PM meets Ambassador of Germany

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay met Germany’s Ambassador, Dr. Martin Ney, this afternoon. The Ambassador’s wife, Dr. Gabriele Ney, and Counselor for Political and Protocol Affairs for German Embassy in New Delhi, Carola Bruhn, had accompanied the Ambassador.

Humour in the house

The discussion in the parliament’s joint sitting took a humourous turn when the Speaker, Jigme Zangpo had to resort to colloquial Dzongkha to send a message across to Chhumig-Ura MP, Tshewang Jurmi, to be seated.

Minimise government interventions: EFN conference

In a latest report compiled by the Fraser institute, Canada, Bhutan ranks 87 out of 157 countries in economic freedom. The ranking takes account of indicators such as government’s share of the total economy, legal system, monetary stability, freedom to trade internationally and regulations.

Joint sitting to re-deliberate thromdes of Pema Gatshel and Paro

Under the Royal Command, the Parliament’s joint sitting will discuss Pema Gatshel’s Dzongkhag Thromde and Yenlag Thromdes and Paro’s Yenlag Thromde, in next two days.

MoH to recall a batch of Paracetamol

The Ministry of Health (MoH) is recalling one batch of the three batches of 500mg Paracetamol tablet bought for this year. The recall comes after the Drug Regulatory Authority’s quality test showed that the batch is not up to the standard.

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