English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Princess’ visit will deepen Japan-Bhutan ties: Japanese Ambassador

The Japanese Ambassador to Bhutan, Kenji Hiramatsu, said Princess Mako’s visit to Bhutan will strengthen relations between the two countries.

Merag sees downward trend in alcohol consumption

Realising the ill-effects of alcohol, most villagers in Merag Gewog have reduced consuming alcohol.

Flower exhibition to open at Memorial Chorten

The 3rd edition of the Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition will be held at the National Memorial Chorten in Thimphu this year.

Six SAARC member countries discuss cross-border health issues

Six-member countries of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) are meeting the capital to discuss cross-border health issues related to Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS.

New hostel provides comfort to students in Samtse

The students of Sherab Gatshel Lower Secondary School in Samtse have recently moved into a newly built two boarding hostels-one for girls and one for boys.

Council endorses audit bill

The National Council passed the Audit Bill of Bhutan, 2017 on Monday.

Population and housing census begins

The three-day nationwide second Population and Housing Census (PHCB) began today. Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay and his family, at their residence in Taba, were the first to be enumerated this morning.

Mineral development policy announced

The Mineral Development Policy is now ready for implementation. Proposed eight years ago, the policy is to promote and develop the mining industry and generate revenue while ensuring sustainability and people’s welfare.

Five men apprehended for cattle theft

Police in Bumthang detained five men- 2 Indians and 3 Bhutanese involved in four incidences of alleged larceny such as cattle rustling and slaughter.

Major cause of accidents on Thimphu-Phuentshogling highway: human error

Over speeding, carelessness and fatigue are the main causes of accidents along the Thimphu-Phuentshogling highway.

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