English | Dzongkha Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Damphu town to have better road facilities

Damphu town in Tsirang is going to have improved road facilities by next year. Currently, the town is abuzz with ongoing construction of pedestrian footpaths along the thromde’s roadsides.

Their Majesties attend Royal Cremation Ceremony of revered late King Bhumibol

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen offered last respects to His late Majesty King Bhumibol of Thailand, during the royal cremation at Sanam Luang in Bangkok yesterday. 

OAG seeks dismissal of DNT’s case against government

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) requested the High Court to immediately dismiss the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s petition of mandamus writ. The OAG, representing the government, submitted its rebuttal yesterday.   

Country’s six important cultural sites identified

Towards managing cultural sites for sustenance of cultural landscape, the Culture Department has chosen six important cultural sites based on the cultural heritage values of the country.

Thimphu sees highest number of vehicle accidents

Thimphu recorded the highest number of motor vehicle accidents in the country in between January 2016 and June this year. Figures with the Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) show, of about 1,100 vehicle accidents reported during the time frame, 70 per cent occurred in the capital.

PM says works to light up two chiwogs in Gongdue underway

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay told people of Pikari-Yangbari and Daagsa-Kumadzong chiwogs under Gongdue Gewog in Monggar that works to electrify their villages are in process.

Traditional archery players in Bumthang plead for support

Some traditional archery players in Bumthang plead for more support from the Bumthang Sports Association for the sport. This is following a recent move by compound archery players roofing the Wangduechhoeling Lingka, a public archery range nearby Chamkhar town.

RMA to submit priority sector lending policy to cabinet

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) will submit the Priority Sector Lending policy to the cabinet next Tuesday.

Their Majesties in Bangkok for royal funeral of late Thai King

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen are in the Thai capital Bangkok to pay their last respects to His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej as the royal cremation ceremony gets underway.

PM asks project officials to speed up construction of Pema Gatshel Dzong

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay visited the construction site of Pema Gatshel Dzong while en route to gewogs in Monggar today. Lyonchhen examined the work and expressed his concerns over the seemingly slow progress of the dzong construction.

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