English | Dzongkha Sunday, June 16, 2019

Trashigang harvests first batch of Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts were harvested for the first time in Trashigang. The recent harvest, initiated by Mountain Hazelnuts, is to test the quality and conduct research as venturing into overseas market is inching closer.

Election body upholds Kipse Constituency’s Zomdu result

Samdrup Jongkhar’s Election Dispute Settlement Body said the nomination result for Thrompon candidate of Kipse Constituency cannot be nullified.

Rules forbid civil servants from operating taxis, RCSC says

The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) said civil servants are not allowed to drive taxis.

10,000 Bhutanese suffer from ear infection every year

More than 10,000 Bhutanese suffer from ear drum infection known as Otitis Media, ever year. Otitis Media is among the most communicable diseases in the country.

Bhutan and Thailand hold first committee meeting

To initiate the implementation of Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement signed between two countries in November 2013, the first committee meeting between Bhutan and Thailand was held in the capital, today.

ACC investigating alleged misappropriation of public money

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating the alleged misappropriation of public money from the Bhutan National Bank’s Paro branch by one of its employee.

Opposition apologises for not being able to retain MP Kinga Tshering

The Opposition, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) says they would like to apologise to the voters for not being able to retain North Thimphu MP, Kinga Tshering.

Efforts underway to develop Bhutanese Sign Language

A research team at the Wangsel Institute under Drugyel Central School is documenting and analyzing the existing Bhutanese sign language. There are 2,800 words being used as Bhutanese sign language.

Increase of 26 percent in BCSE’s preliminary examination

The pass percentage for this year’s BCSE Preliminary Examination increased by 26 percent as compared to, last year.

Many facing difficult registering their children for census

Many people are facing difficulty registering their children for census owing to the lack of awareness. The civil registration rules require a child to be registered within a year after birth.

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