English | Dzongkha Sunday, December 17, 2017

Landowners throng thomde office for construction approval

Increasing number of landowners, whose land fall in the buffer zone, is coming to Gelegphu thromde office for construction approval. About 200 people own land in the area.

Mother of five allegedly gang raped

Three men are under Zhawakha police custody for allegedly raping a 45-year-old woman in Wangdue Phodrang. Police apprehended the trio; two of them 19 and the third one 17-year-old, on Tuesday.

GNHC and JICA sign project worth US$ 2.5 M

The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a project worth US$ 2.5 M, today.

Visa Application Centre for UK and Australia opens

Bhutanese people will now be able to apply for the United Kingdom and Australian visas in Bhutan without having to travel to India.

Man tries to break into BoB’s ATM

An unidentified man tried to break into Bank of Bhutan’s ATM, located behind MKTS building in Thimphu, late into the night, yesterday.

Home ministry yet to respond on Paro Taktshang’s closure every Tuesday

Paro Dzongkhag Tshogdu is yet to hear from home ministry on the closure of Taktshang Monastery, every Tuesday. The issue was brought up once again during a meeting, yesterday.

Shooting for Bhutan in Rio 2016 Olympics

The country’s best air rifle shooter, Lenchu Kuenzang, 24, will represent Bhutan in Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil. She was chosen through a wild card entry, an opportunity given to member countries of the International Olympic Committee.

Road built using recycled plastic successful, declares DoR

After eight months of trial, the Department of Roads (DoR) is confident of using plastic waste to blacktop roads in the country.

Reservoir to the rescue

A reservoir, with a storage capacity of 2,50,000 litres of water, has raised hopes of farmers in Rubesa Gewog under Wangdue Phodrang to revive their mainstay; paddy cultivation.

Man arrested for duping

A 34-year-old man is in Gasa police custody for allegedly duping a person into buying a vehicle that did not belong to him.

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