English | Dzongkha Thursday, July 19, 2018

Pema Gatshel Dzongkhag declared malaria-free

Pema Gatshel became the second Dzongkhag after Samtse, to be recognised as malaria-free.

Je Khenpo conducts ritual to avert disaster

His Holiness the Je Khenpo is presiding over a three-day ritual in Bumthang starting today.

Increased penalty for traffic offences: RST Bill

The Road Safety and Transport (RST) Bill of 2017 proposes for a substantial increase in penalty for over speeding and drunk driving. This is following the feedback gathered from the public and traffic police.

Lotteries generate paper wastes in Phuentshogling

Indian lotteries mainly from Nagaland and Sikkim are gaining popularity in Phuentshogling town. However, it also has negative impact on the town and that is generating paper wastes.

104 bikers compete in open mountain bike race

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck graced the open mountain bike race, yesterday. The race was organized as part of DANTAK’s 56th raising day.

Not many aware on paying income tax for sale of cash crops

Regional Revenue and Customs officials of Gelegphu are advocating the people of Drukjeygang Gewog in Dagana to pay personal income tax on the income earned from the sale of cash crops.

FAB model catches judges’ attention at an exhibition

Gelephu Higher Secondary School or GHSS’s Far and Beyond or FAB model, won the top prize in a science exhibition contest held recently in Bumthang.

Man dies in car accident

A 49-year-old man from Monggar was killed on the spot when the car he was travelling in went off the motorway, at Gangola in Monggar. The incident happened at around 10 in the morning, yesterday.

Greenhouses enable Merak people to grow vegetables

The use of greenhouse has opened new gardening possibilities in an extremely cold place like Merak in Trashigang. Villagers there now grow vegetables even in winter, something that was unheard of or rare until recently.

Flood protection wall along Amochu bank

People residing on the banks of Amochu in Phuentshogling are hoping they will not have to worry about being hit by flood disaster this monsoon. Thanks to the river diversion efforts being undertaken by private construction companies.

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