English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Disaster reduction day marked with students

Children are among the groups that are considered vulnerable during disasters. Recognizing this, the Department of Disaster Management chose school children as the target group for disaster awareness for this year’s International Day for Reduction of Disaster.

ECB to address barriers facing the disabled during elections

As the 2018 parliamentary elections draw closer, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is looking at ways to get more voters to the polls.

Govt. plans to introduce low emission urban transport system

Given the increased fossil fuel dependency in the transport sector in the country, the government has identified to implement low emission urban transport system within the next three years.

Understanding CSOs and their role in society

To commemorate the 6th Royal Wedding Anniversary, forty seven Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) came together to host the third Civil Society Fair in the capital today.

Bhutan Dialogues- forum for developing critical thinking

Towards developing critical thinking and challenge experts and practitioners to deliberate on serious issues of development, Bhutan Dialogues, will be held every month.

Samrang farmers enjoy bountiful rice harvest

The villagers of Samrang Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar are rejoicing over an abundant rice harvest this year. For some of them, this is the first time in fifteen years that they got to reap what they sowed.

Spiritual essence of offering Ku-Sung-Thug-Ghi-Mendrel

Ku-Sung-Thug-Ghi-Mendrel is one of the integral parts of religious offerings in Buddhism. It is also believed to be one of the best ways to accumulate merits and purify oneself from all the sins.

Paro Moenlam Chenmo begins

Former Dorji Lopen of the Zhung Dratshang, Ngawang Tenzin, is presiding over the annual Paro Moenlam Chenmo.

11 caught for illegal possession of tobacco products

The Bhutan Narcotics and Control Authority (BNCA) have fined 11 people for illegal possession of tobacco products in Phuentsholing yesterday.

His Majesty grants Dhar to four new Drangpons

His Majesty The King granted Dhar to the four newly appointed Dzongkhag Drangpons at Tashichhodzong in Thimphu today.

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