English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Drug to treat stomach ache most abused

A pharmaceutical drug, for treating severe stomach ache, is most abused controlled substance in the country. The drug, available in the form of capsule, is commonly known as “SP” among the abusers.

Not appropriate for the government to build old-age homes, PM says

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, said it is not appropriate for the government to build old-age homes. Building old-age homes was one of the pledges the government made during its campaign in 2013.

Education ministry launches Sherig Endowment Fund

Ministry of Education officially launched Education Endowment Fund or Sherig Endowment Fund worth Nu 10 M, today.

Samdrup Jongkhar’s Thrompon candidate files petition

The Thrompon candidate of Samdrup Jongkhar, Sangay Tenzin, who failed to get nominated, submitted a petition to the Dzongkhag election dispute settlement committee, yesterday.

Man under custody for allegedly trafficking narcotics

A 27-year-old man from Dogar Gewog in Paro is under police custody for alleged trafficking of narcotics.

Speaker accepts MP Kinga Tshering’s resignation

The National Assembly Speaker accepted the member of Opposition Kinga Tshering’s resignation.

Sharing benefits of energy cooperation favours India more, report says

A report, ‘India-Bhutan Energy Cooperation Agreements’, says Bhutan’s local businesses and communities have benefitted only marginally from the Hydropower Projects.

Cordyceps collection increases by almost two-fold

Collection of Cordyceps increases by almost two-fold this year compared to last year. Over 458 kilograms of Cordyceps were collected as compared to 271 kilograms, last year.

Indian man arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle gold

An Indian man, in his fifties, is in police custody for attempting to smuggle gold. Customs officials from Paro International Airport apprehended the man Wednesday, last week.

Son allegedly stabs mother

A 26-year-old man is under Thimphu police custody for allegedly stabbing his mother, last night.

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