English | Dzongkha Saturday, October 21, 2017

His Majesty The King grants Dassain Tikka

His Majesty The King granted Dassain Tikka and blessings to representatives of the Hindu community gathered at the Lingkana Palace.

Guesthouse for retired armed force opens in Monggar

The Office of the Gyaltshab started the operation of the Guesthouse of His Majesty’s Retired Armed Force Society at Monggar on September 28.

Overheated APU causes smoke emission from Bhutan Airlines aircraft investigation finds

Overheated Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) is what prompted Bhutan Airlines to perform emergency evacuation earlier this month. The Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) had launched an investigation following the incident.

Man apprehended for possessing controlled substances

Police in Gelegphu arrested a man for illegal possession of marijuana and controlled pharmaceutical tablets on September 28.

Thimphu Tshechu begins

The three-day annual Thimphu Tshechu began today. People from Thimphu and neighbouring Dzongkhags came to witness one of the biggest festivals in the country.

MoWHS requests Court to dismiss case filed by Gaseb Construction

The Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) requested the Supreme Court to dismiss the case filed against them by Gaseb Construction Company for contract termination.

Influenza A outbreak reported in Kengkhar under Monggar

There is an outbreak of type A Influenza in Kengkhar Gewog in Monggar. Until yesterday, the Kengkhar Basic Health Unit recorded 418 cases, of which 56 are boarder students of Kengkhar Lower Secondary School. Influenza, commonly called as flu, is an acute and infectious disease of the respiratory system.

Bhutan Airlines signs lease agreement with AerCap

Bhutan Airlines will lease two aircrafts from AerCap, a global aircraft leasing company and replace its existing fleet by mid of next year. To formalise the deal, the Bhutan Airlines signed lease agreement with AerCap in the capital yesterday.

BoB launches online loan application platform

The Bank of Bhutan (BoB) clients can now apply for loans, cards, credit cards and INR prepaid cards online through its website and Mbob anytime, anywhere. Called the Loan Origination System, the facility will do away with paper works and speed up loan processing works. The online system was launched nationwide yesterday.

Fire razes 4 huts at Changghidhaphu

A fire totally destroyed four huts at Changghidhaphu in Thimphu yesterday. The huts were home to employees of Thimphu Thromde and Greener Way, a private waste company.

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