English | Dzongkha Thursday, December 14, 2017

Supreme Court judgement allows convicts in SP+ cases to pay thrimthue

The Supreme Court, in a judgement issued yesterday on the first Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+)  case in the country, ruled that people convicted so far for illegal possession or trafficking of SP+ can pay in lieu of their prison terms.

Towards achieving land degradation neutrality

Bhutan is among the 110 countries that committed to set national land degradation neutrality targets.  In line with this, a national stakeholder workshop on Land Degradation Neutrality, LDN, was held in Thimphu to come up with a clear roadmap for LDN in Bhutan.

SARRC CCI calls for measures to boost regional tourism  

Connectivity and information sharing among the SAARC member countries are seen as crucial factors to promote regional tourism.

His Holiness appoints Zhung Dratshang’s Cham Gi Lopen Ghom

His Holiness the Je Khenpo appointed  Lopen  Kinley Penjore as Chham Gi Lopen Ghom of the Zhung Dratshang.

His Eminence Namkhai Nyinpo Rinpoche presides over prayer recitation

The five-day “Jungwazhi-Bum-Ther” recitation is under way at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Memorial Chorten in Thimphu. His Eminence Namkhai Nyingpo Rinpoche along with other eminent religious personalities from Bumthang Lhodrakharchu Dratshang and Thrichhu Goenpa in Trashi Yangtse are presiding over the recitation.

Works to develop Haa Dzongkhag Thromde included in 12th FYP: PM

Haa Dzongkhag Thromde will be booming with developmental works during the 12th five year plan. This was shared by the Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay yesterday during the meeting with the people of Kar-tshog and Uesu Gewogs, local leaders, saw millers, and contractors involved in the construction of Haa-Samtse highway.

Master’s programme for Dungtsho launched

Starting today, Faculty of Traditional Medicine is offering first-ever master’s degree programme. It is intended to take the traditional medicine service to new heights through research findings.

Principal of Damphu HSS denies allegations against him

The Principal of Damphu Higher Secondary School in Tsirang denied all the allegations made against him by Bal Bahadur Subbha, the brother of school’s former cook, Harka Bahadur Subbha, who went missing for almost nine days in Bangkok during study tour in January this year.

DAT tests staff of Drukair & Bhutan Airlines for drugs again

Another surprise drug test was carried out for the crew members and maintenance engineers of Drukair, Bhutan Airlines, and the Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Limited yesterday.

Haa receives second set of power tillers

Agriculture Minister Yeshey Dorji handed over the second set of power tillers to the six Gewogs of Haa yesterday.

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