English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

His Majesty grants food items to flood victims of Sarpang

His Majesty The King granted food items to the 75 households of Sarpang affected by the recent flood. Flood in July, this year had washed away the entire Sarpang town.

Labour ministry unable to resolve pending audit issues

In a hearing with the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament conducted yesterday, the labour ministry said they have been unable to resolve pending audit issues of 2009-13.

Niece defeats uncle to secure nomination

For 26-year-old Karma Dema, the battle was within the family. She had to beat a man of experience, her own 58-year-old uncle to secure the nomination.

Eight women vie for LG posts in Paro

Eight women will be contesting from Paro in the upcoming local government elections. Of the eight, three will compete for the posts of gup.

Two electrocuted in different incidences

A man, 30, was electrocuted on the spot while he was laying cable for Television with two others. The incident took place at Thongjabi Village in Chhuzanggang Gewog in Sarpang, yesterday afternoon.

Major setbacks push commissioning date of PHPA-II

Punatshangchhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (PHPA)-II witnessed two major setbacks, this year, pushing the completion deadline by six months. PHPA-II, which is to generate 1,020 Megawatt of electricity, was to be commissioned by December 2017.

Kanglung BHU without a doctor

The grade I Kanglung Basic Health Unit (BHU) in Trashigang hasn’t had a doctor for the last two months. The previous doctor left for studies.

Man airlifted after he was mauled by a bear

A 39-year-old man had to be airlifted from Haa this morning, after a bear mauled him.

OAG reviewing allegedly misappropriation of Nu 20 M

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is reviewing the embezzlement case of Nu 20 M by seven employees of Dungsam Cement Corporation Limited and four private individuals.

PHPA-I races against time

After Punatshangchhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (PHPA) lost three years to geological problems, the authority is racing to meet its extended deadline of November 2019.

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