English | Dzongkha Saturday, November 25, 2017

Bhutan’s second chopper lands

The second chopper of Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Limited (RBHSL) arrived in the country yesterday afternoon. The Chief Executive Officer of RBHSL, Chhewang Gyeltshen, said the company is now more comfortable with the second chopper providing back up for all times.

DCCL awaits boost in demand

Dungsam Cement Corporation Limited (DCCL) which is still running at a loss is awaiting market to improve in India after the Indian government sanctioned Rs 21,800 B for infrastructure development.

Organisers of a religious ceremony donate

The organisers of Goenpai Doe Chog Kurim donated Nu 2,50,000 to Dechen Phodrang Monastery and about Nu 700,000 to construct a temple at Dodedra Buddhist Institute.

Bhutan tourism wins T20 Cup

Bhutan Tourism Corporation Limited won the T20 Cup Championship by 75 runs and took home a cash prize of Nu 200,000 along with a trophy and medals.

DHI plans to set up Power Trading Corporation in India

The Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) shared its plans to set up a Power Trading Corporation in India to explore the possibility of selling power in the Indian exchange market that will earn higher returns than the present model of exporting power to India.

11 families lose everything to fire

Six structures in Bajo Town under Wangdue Phodrang were completely razed to ground, this morning. Eleven families lost all their belongings to the fire. No casualty has been reported.

Guru Tshigduen Soeldep prayers conclude

The Guru Tshigduen Soeldep prayers concluded today with Guru Thoethreng Rig-Nga Tang-Rak at the Memorial Chorten in Thimphu.

GoI releases excise duty refund

The Government of India (GoI) released over Nu 1.9 billion as excise duty refund for the year 2014.

Additional trekking route to attract tourists

Choice of trekking route for the tourists in the country has become wider with an additional route. The new route, Far-Out East Bhutan, has been developed in an effort to also promote Trashi Yangtse as an exotic tourism destination.

Diesel to be dearer by Nu 1.2 a litre

By midnight today, diesel prices will be dearer by Nu 1.2 a litre. Petrol prices however will remain more or less the same. According to a news release from the Department of Trade, diesel will cost Nu 55.2 a litre.

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