English | Dzongkha Thursday, November 15, 2018

Bhutan’s arts and crafts catalogued

The Agency for Promotion of Indigenous Crafts (APIC) has come up with a comprehensive catalogue of the country’s arts and crafts.

POL service centre opens in Dangchhu Gewog

The people of Dangchhu Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang will not have to travel all the way to Bajo for fuel and LPG services and to buy or repair farm machinery. That’s because they now have a Petroleum Oil and Lubricants (POL) service centre in their gewog.

Banking service reaches the doorsteps of people in Bartsham

Gone are the days when the people of Bartsham Gewog had to travel to Trashigang, 30 kilometres away, to avail themselves of banking services. Thanks to the Bhutan Development Bank (BDBL) Gewog Extension Office opened in the gewog.

NA endorses Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances, and Substance Abuse (amendment) Bill 2017

The National Assembly passed the Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances, and Substance Abuse (amendment) Bill 2017, today. 38 of the 42 members present in the house voted in favour of the changes in the bill.  

Most housewives, farmers not aware of G2C services

A survey by the National Council’s Special Committee has found most housewives and farmers in the country to be unaware of the government’s G2C services.
The survey on the Assessment of Access to and use of G2C Services was carried out earlier in the year to understand the efficiency as well as the effectiveness of public service […]

Lingzhi Dzong to be restored to its former grandeur

Lingzhi dzong, once an important frontier dzong in the country’s north, built sometime in between 1667 to 1680, has now fallen into ruins.

Miniature art idea wins Thimphu Techstars Startup Weekend

Team Miniature Bhutan has beaten 13 other teams to win the first prize at Thimphu’s 5th Techstars Startup Weekend that happened over the weekend.

Man detained in drug case

Police in Paro have arrested a 41-year-old man after he was caught in possession of close to 7,000 capsules of Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+).

Annual Trashigang Tshechu begins

Decked out in their finest, hundreds of people in Trashigang thronged the courtyard of the dzong today as the annual tshechu began.

His Holiness appoints new Lam for Sinphu Goenpa

His Holiness the Je Khenpo appointed Ugyen Tenzin as the new Lam of Sinphu Goenpa in Sinphu village under Nubi Gewog in Trongsa.

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