English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

His Majesty grants citizenship kidu to 137 individuals

His Majesty The King granted citizenship Kidu to 137 individuals yesterday. The recipients took an Oath of Allegiance to the Tsa-Wa-Sum  at the Kuenrey of the Tashichhodzong.

Former Dungpa and 2 others appeal to Sarpang Court

Former Gelegphu Dungpa Pema Wangdi, former Dungkhag Administrative Assistant Sonam Norbu and a contractor, Tobgay Dradul, are appealing to the Sarpang District Court.

Residents in Thimphu feel the pinch from soaring egg prices

Residents in the capital say these days buying eggs is a pocket-burner for them. Eggs have become expensive due to dip in the production from poultry farms in Tsirang.

Landslide causes roadblock in Bumthang-Monggar highway

A major landslide has blocked the Bumthang-Monggar highway between Gayzamchhu and Khandrupang of Ura Gewog in Bumthang this afternoon.

OGOP initiative trains beekeeping cooperatives from southern districts

Bhutanese honey is among the most popular product sold by the One Gewog One Product (OGOP) Initiative which has helped farmers to generate income to a great extent through beekeeping.

Solar fencing often gets ineffective in Chhoekhor Gewog

Since 2015, farmers of Goling and Kharsa villages under Chhoekhor Gewog in Bumthang had their fields surrounded with solar fencing. However, they said though the technology has been immensely effective in warding off wild animals, at times it is not so useful.

Man pronounced dead following car accident

A 30-year-old man died on the impact when the truck he was driving went off the Thimphu-Phuentshogling highway on Tuesday.

Two companies get Food Safety License

Zimdra Food Private Limited and Namgay Artisanal Brewery received the “Food Safety License” from Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA).

Lingmithang hit by frequent power outages

Power supply in Lingmithang in Monggar has been anything but reliable of late. The erratic supply has left everyone- from residents to health centers, offices and businesses- upset.

Typhoid outbreak in Changzamtok

The health ministry confirmed an outbreak of typhoid in Changzamtok area of Thimphu. As of yesterday, 23 individuals living in the locality were detected with the bacterial infection.

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