English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

His Holiness presides over World Peace Prayer

His Holiness the Je Khenpo is presiding over a World Peace Prayer at Kuensel Phodrang in the capital for nine days. His holiness is accompanied by about 700 monks. The Moenlam Chhenmo started, this morning.

Attracting tourists to revisit a major challenge

Attracting tourists to revisit the country is one of the major challenges the tourism industry faces today. As per the Tourism Council’s Annual Report 2015, only about 10 percent of the tourists who visited the country in 2015 were visiting the country for the second time.

Legislative Drafting Manual launched

National Assembly’s Speaker, Jigme Zangpo launched the Legislative Drafting Manual 2016 at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang in Thimphu, today.

Collection of poems launched

A collection of poems called “History in a Pebble” written by Sonam Choden Dorji was launched at the Royal Textile Academy in Thimphu, yesterday.

Two Bhutanese win Open Amateur Golf Championship

Tshendra Dorji and Tshering Dorji won this year’s Open Amateur Golf Championship.

His Majesty meets the people of Lunana

His Majesty The King was in Thanza, the largest and furthest village in Lunana. His Majesty visited the glaciers and glacial lakes of Thorthomi, Rapstreng, and Lugge, on Thursday.

Thousands receive Tshewang from His Holiness

Thousands of devotees received Tshewang from His Holiness the Je Khenpo at the Moenlam Chenmo in Paro, today.

CDCL ventures into hydropower

Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL) becomes the first national company to venture into hydropower construction.

Bhutan to have 56 bridge experts in three years

In three years time, Bhutan will have 56 bridge experts. Ten experts from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be training engineers with the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS).

OAG charges a woman with involuntary manslaughter

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is prosecuting an involuntary manslaughter case in Monggar District Court. OAG has charged a 29-year-old woman for the death of her 21-year-old brother.

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