English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

SAFF U18 Championship goes down to the wire

The final day of the 2017 SAFF U18 Championship is upon us and four teams are still in contention to win the championship. 

High Court holds show cause hearing for DNT’s petition against government

The High Court today conducted the show cause hearing on the the writ of mandamus petition filed by the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) against the government for the alleged unconstitutional implementation of fiscal incentives. 

BBSC to uplink with South Asia Satellite to enhance its reach

The Bhutan Broadcasting Service Corporation (BBSC) signal will be soon uplinked with South Asia Satellite. Once that happens, the BBSC would be able to expand and improve its reach and coverage in the country.

Takila Lhakhang in need of facelift

Takila Lhakhang in Maenbi Gewog in Lhuentse is in dire need of renovation. Major cracks have been developed on the walls of the Lhakhang and the statues inside it are in poor condition.  

Man convicted for criminal solicitation

The Bumthang District Court has sentenced a man to two years and six months in prison for criminal solicitation.

Phrumsengla National Park wins the Open Veteran Football Tournament

Team Phrumsengla National Park won the third Bumthang Open Veteran Football Tournament held in Chamkhar yesterday.

10 basketball coaches undergo Coaches Clinic camp

Ten basketball coaches including three women are undergoing a weeklong Coaches Clinic camp at the swimming pool complex in the capital. These coaches are being trained by Milan Opačić, a clinic expert from Serbia.

Private sector has high potential to create more employment, says WB’s report

Bhutanese private sector has high potential to create more and better employment opportunities in the country, provided planned investments are made. This is reflected in the World Bank’s (WB) standard study report “Bhutan Investment Assessment Report,” released recently.

Wastes properly managed at Kuensel Phodrang

While defecating in open is a concern at the ongoing Kanjur oral transmission at Kuensel Phodrang in Thimphu, waste management is not. An informal committee, Duedroi Rawang Zhidhey Tshogchung conducted a cleaning campaign in the area this morning.

Farmers in Gomdar sulk as blacktopping of GC road takes time

Villagers of Gomdar Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar are not happy with the blacktopping progress of their Gewog Centre (GC) road. The work that was supposed to be complete by October last year is still underway.

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