English | Dzongkha Saturday, October 21, 2017

His Majesty grants land kidu to Trong’s residents

The residents of Trong village in Zhemgang, which has been preserved as a heritage village due to its unusual traditional architecture, received Khimsa land as Kidu from His Majesty The King.

Two Gomchens to battle it out for LG elections

Two former Gomchens will battle it out for the post of Radhi Gup in Trashigang, next week. The two candidates are among the eight former Gomchens aspiring to be gups in Trashigang in the second Local Government elections.

Wangsel Institute organises special sign language classes

This week marks the International week of the hearing impaired. It is observed on the last week of September every year since it was first launched in 1958 in Italy.

RMA releases commemorative banknotes

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) released commemorative banknotes of Nu 1000 denomination to celebrate the Birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck. Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay launched the commemorative notes.

Exhibition on Zhabdrung opens

Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Sangay Choden Wangchuk graced the opening of the exhibition on “Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel- The Founding Father” at the Royal Textile Academy, yesterday. The exhibition, organised to celebrate the 400 years of Zhabdrung’s arrival to Bhutan, is now open to public for the next six months.

World Bank to help Bhutan strengthen aviation meteorology service

The World Bank will support Bhutan strengthen aviation meteorology service delivery to enhance weather and flood forecast. It will also help establish critical emergency infrastructure.

OAG appeals to High Court against Chhukha District Court’s verdict

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) appealed to the High Court against Chhukha District Court’s verdict on the recent gold smuggling case, today.

Two farmers apprehended for allegedly possessing Hashish

Two farmers, aged 23 and 27 from Punakha are in Thimphu police custody for allegedly possessing 18 sticks of Hashish.

Judicial Integrity Scan Report launched

The Judiciary along with Anti-Corruption Commission and Bhutan National Legal Institute has come up with a Judicial Integrity Scan Report.

Award-winning ecologist’s mantra for success

An award-winning ecologist, Rebecca Pradhan, 63, believes people living in harmony with nature are the richest than those who have material wealth.

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