English | Dzongkha Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Man sentenced for chorten vandalism

Haa District Court sentenced a 52-year-old man from Paro to 15 years imprisonment for vandalising a chorten.

His Majesty arrives in Lunana

His Majesty The King arrived in Lhedi in Lunana after trekking over the Gangla Karchung, at an altitude of 5,250m, from Laya, Sunday.

Queen mother visits Smile Asia Camp in Paro

Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck visited the Smile Asia Surgical camp at Paro District Hospital, yesterday. Her Majesty, who is the president of the Tarayana Foundation, met with the surgeons and other members of the Smile Asia team.

Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck receives an international award

Caritas in Veritate International honoured Her Majesty Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, the Pope Francis Charity and leadership Award at a ceremony in New York City.

Health professionals to be transferred for professional misconduct

Three health professionals, including a doctor, from Nganglam Basic Health Unit (BHU) in Pema Gatshel will be transferred for professional misconduct.

Bhutan lights butter lamps to observe UN Day

Bhutan observed the United Nation Day by lighting 1,000 butter lamps in Tashichhodzong in Thimphu, today.

PDP and DPT vie for North Thimphu

Both the ruling party, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Opposition, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), consider the North Thimphu by-elections crucial. Representatives from the two parties said they have been working consistently in their effort to win the North-Thimphu seat.

PM seeks legal opinion on journalist’s appeal for enquiry

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay has sought an opinion of a legal team to establish whether the law permits the executive body to direct an investigation regarding the letter addressed to him by a freelance journalist, Namgay Zam.

Bhutan has 96 snow leopards

Ninety-six snow leopards have been spotted in Bhutan as per the nationwide survey report on snow leopards.

Bhutan to launch its first satellite in next two years

In the next two years, Bhutan will launch its first satellite fulfilling one of the visions of His Majesty The King.

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