English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

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Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay visited Thailand’s Grand Palace this morning to pay respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. King Bhumibol Adulyadej died at the age of 88, on October 13, 2016, after a long illness.

National flower renamed as Meconopsis gakyidiana

The national flower of Bhutan gets a new scientific name after being discovered as the new species to science. It is has been renamed as Meconopsis gakyidiana.

Class IX and X students undergo prelim exam for PISA-D

For the first time, the preliminary examination for Program for International Student Assessment Development (PISA-D) was held for class IX and X students in the capital.

Tendruk school allegations confirmed after reinvestigation

A reinvestigation by the Education Ministry found the Principal of Tendruk Central School in Samtse at fault for allowing to organise a party in the school’s multi-purpose hall (MPH).

Broom cultivation thrives in Sarpang

A growing number of farmers in Sarpang have taken up broom cultivation over the years. Currently, there are seven farmers’ groups in Shompangkha that are actively engaged in broom cultivation. Each group has 20 to 30 members.

Fewer devotees from Tawang at Chorten Kora

The number of people from Tawang in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh visiting Chorten Kora in Trashi Yangtse has reduced significantly this year compared to previous years.

Queen Mother addresses students on social, health issues

Her Majesty The Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck addressed the faculties and students of Gedu College of Business Studies on social and reproductive health issues, today.

Painless childbirth yet to pick up

The demand for Epidural Labour Analgesia at the national referral hospital in the capital is yet to pick up.

Football fans disheartened by Bhutan’s defeat

Bhutan lost to Oman during the Asian Cup Qualifiers at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, in Muscat, yesterday.

Bhutan bags bronze in International Table Tennis championship

Two Bhutanese girls brought home a bronze medal from the International Invitational Diamond Jubilee Table Tennis championship.

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