English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

MHPA could be the cheapest hydropower project ever built in SAARC region

The government of India has approved the final cost of the Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project (MHPA) at Nu 46.7 bn.  If the project completes at this cost,  it would become the cheapest hydropower project ever built not just in India or Bhutan but in the entire SAARC region.

Parcel delivery business idea tops at Techstars Startup Weekend

An online logistics platform to deliver parcels was picked as the best business idea during the Techstars Startup Weekend at the College of Science and Technology (CST) in Phuentshogling yesterday.

Her Expression showcases works of 48 female artists

Art works including abstract paintings to embroidery, digital art and clay sculptures are at display at the 4th edition of Her Expression, an annual art exhibition that celebrates local female artists and their works.

Thailand expresses gratitude, appreciation to Their Majesties

Thailand expressed gratitude and appreciation to Their Majesties for attending the cremation ceremony of His late Majesty King Bhumibol.   

Thai Minister-Counsellor thanks Bhutan for holding prayers for late King

The Minister-Counsellor of the Royal Thai Embassy in Dakha, Bangladesh, Kraichok Arunpairojkul, says he is honoured to be in Bhutan to attend the special prayers held for His Majesty late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Antibiotics aren’t always the answer

Antibiotics are not necessary for every illness. Instead, a good rest can work wonders for infections that our body can handle. So, sometimes what the patients need is plenty of rest and not antibiotics.  

Drukair to resume flights to Yonphula & Gelegphu next month

The national airline, Drukair will resume its domestic flight operations to Gelegphu and Yonphula, Trashigang from next month. According to a news release from Drukair, the first scheduled flight will fly on November 11, coinciding the birthday of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo.

HRH Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck graces Bhutan-Kyoto University 60th Anniversary Memorial Symposium

Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck graced the Bhutan-Kyoto University 60th Anniversary Memorial Symposium on 25th October at Kyoto University, Japan.

DNT dismisses OAG’s defense

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has described the defense submitted by the Office of Attorney (OAG) as weak and a feeble attempt to justify the wrong.

Construction of Jomotshangkha-Samrang highway in progress

Road construction works from Jomotshangkha Drungkhag till Samdrupchhoeling Drungkhag in Samdrup Jongkhar is underway.

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