English | Dzongkha Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Two injured after lightning strikes a house in Tsirang

A 22-year-old woman is in the National Referral Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit in Thimphu after lightning struck her house. The incident took place in Rangthangling Gewog under Tsirang, yesterday.

Boy dies in hit-and-run

A 16-year-old boy died yesterday at 11 PM in Trashigang Hospital after he was hit by a Bolero in Rongthoong in Kanglung.

GoI releases cheque worth Nu 425 M

The Indian Embassy’s First Secretary, Neetu M. Bhagotia handed over a cheque worth Nu 425 M, under Programme Grant, to Gross National Happiness Commission’s Secretary, Thinley Namgyel, today.

Illegal structures in Thimphu to be demolished

Illegal structures constructed on government land within Thimphu Thromde will be demolished. The municipality is waiting for the land ownership certificates from the land commission. The National Land Commission is processing about 400 lagthram at the moment.

Stray dogs population reduced in Thimphu

The population of stray dogs in Thimphu Thormde has reduced to about 4000 now from 6000 in 2012.

Kuenga Lhaden wins two titles in Miss Asia 2016 Pageant

Although Bhutan’s Kuenga Lhaden did not win Miss Asia 2016 Beauty Pageant, she bagged two other titles – Miss Viewer’s Choice and Miss Congeniality – for being the most popular contestant in the competition.

Supreme Court passes verdict on Sonam Phuntsho versus Tandin Bidha case

The Supreme Court passed the verdict on Sonam Phuntsho versus Tandin Bidha case, yesterday. The verdict has asked Tandin Bidha to pay Nu 18 M to Sonam Phuntsho within three months. If she fails to pay the amount, the verdict says, Sonam Phuntsho will have the right to take possession of half of the building owned by Tandin Bidha and her daughter Sonam Wangmo.

Supreme Court’s writ to put on hold thromde elections a landmark ruling: Opposition

The Opposition Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa says they welcome the Supreme Court’s writ issued to the Election Commission to defer Thromde elections in the remaining 16 dzongkhags.

His Holiness presides over Jinsey

His Holiness the Je Khenpo is presiding over Jinsey, peaceful fire ceremony, at Dechencholing in Thimphu. More than a hundred monks joined His Holiness for the prayer ceremony.

RCSC did not recommend phasing out Gyadrung post

The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) says its Organisational Development (OD) Exercise never recommended phasing out the post of Gyadrung or Gewog Clerk. The Commission said Gyadrungs are not under the purview of the civil service.

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