The inspection team for non-compliance of the smoking rules collected over Nu 160,000 as fines so far. The team, comprising of officials from the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority(BNCA), Police, Department of Trade, Customs, and Thromde has been carrying out surprise inspections in and around the Thimphu town since 10 July.
The nuns of Thangthong Dewachen Nunnery in Zilukha in Thimphu will soon be able to learn the basics of English.A group of youth proposed a project - English for Nuns – during the Youth summit organised by the Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy (BCMD). The summit ended on Friday.
Over 60 runners took part in annual dzongkhag marathon in Tsirang, yesterday. While the event, into its 3rd edition, has remained as one of the annual activities in the calendar, the organisers say, the number of participants has been decreasing.