English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Wangdue Dzongkhag’s first ever moenlam chenmo begins

Coinciding with the 37th birth anniversary of His Majesty the King, a nine day moenlam chenmo began in Wangdue Phodrang, today.

Third pay commission formed

The third pay commission has been formed today. The commission also held its first meeting this morning.

LPG scheme for rural households

The ministry of economic affairs will launch a scheme that will see rural households without LPG cylinders provided with one. The scheme will be launched tomorrow coinciding with the 37th birth anniversary of His Majesty The King.

Students singing national anthem in track suits not ok: Pema Gatshel DT

Many schools across the country require students to come to school in track suits on certain days. It turns out not everyone is a fan of it. Certainly, not the Dzongkhag Tshogdu members of Pema Gatshel who are seeking to change this.

Khamdang Gewog water shortage worsens

The problem of drinking water shortage is anything but new to the locals of Khamdang Gewog in Trashi Yangtse. What is new, though, is that the shortage has worsened over the years.

Monggar hospital to get gynecologist soon

Monggar Regional Referral Hospital will soon get a gynecologist. This is a much awaited news for the people of Monggar who have been without a gynecologist for over a year since the hospital’s former gynecologist got transferred in December last year.

Samtse’s soaring biogas popularity

A growing number of people in the villages in Samtse are continuing to embrace biogas as an alternative fuel for cooking.

A major facelift for Changlimithang National Stadium

A major renovation is being carried out for the Changlimithang National Stadium, in the capital.

Trashi Yangtse farmers capitalize on chilli import ban

Farmers in Trashi Yangtse are expecting to do a brisk chilli business this year with the ban on import of chilli still in place. Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority imposed the ban after finding high residue of pesticide in the imported chillies.

Heavy vehicles and geological factors blamed for Nganglam-Panbang road damage

Heavy vehicles and geological factors are to be blamed for the bad condition of Nganglam-Panbang highway, according to the preliminary findings of an investigation carried out by a team of experts.

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