English | Dzongkha Monday, July 23, 2018

Over 1,000 kg of banned chilies seized

The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials in Phuentsholing have seized over a 1,000 kilograms of banned chilies and collected over Nu 200,000 in fines over the past three days.

SJ DT rejects Lauri Gewog’s bridge request

The construction of Wongthig to Zangthig farm road in Lauri Gewog, Samdup Jongkhar is nearing completion. While the villagers are looking forward to reaping benefits that come with road access, they say the road would not be of much help without a motorable bridge over Zangthig river.

His Holiness appoints Champoen

His Holiness the Je Khenpo appointed Lopen Sangay Dorji as the Champoen at the Punakha Dzong today.

22-year-old man charged with voluntary manslaughter

Thimphu Police have charged a 22-year-old man with alleged voluntary manslaughter. He is accused of causing the death of a 24-year-old man. The incident happened last Wednesday. The accused has confessed to the crime.

Gewog Committees to monitor alcohol consumption in Lhuentse

Local leaders in Lhuentse have decided to form a committee in every gewog to monitor alcohol consumption. The move, aimed at reducing alcohol consumption, was decided at the Dzongkhag Tshogdu, which ended yesterday.

His Holiness consecrates Yigja Dungkhor in Gelegphu

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated the newly built Yigja Dungkhor at Pelrithang Army Campus in Gelegphu, yesterday.

Thimphu Thromde try rubber speed breakers

A new speed breaker made from rubber is being tried on roads in Thimphu city. The first two rubber speed breakers were placed across the road in Lanjophakha, yesterday.

BKA and BIMA at row over recent karate championship

The Bhutan Karate Association (BKA) and the Bhutan Institute of Martial Arts (BIMA) are at loggerheads over the latter’s participation in the 22nd Asian International Karate Championship held last week in Mumbai, India.

Bumthang court withholds proceedings of a larceny case

Bumthang court withheld its proceedings regarding a case of larceny until further notice today. One of the alleged suspects of the case, who was on bail, has absconded.

A man arrested for alleged impersonation

A 23-year-old man from Samdrup Jongkhar is under Gelegphu police custody for alleged impersonation.

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