English | Dzongkha Friday, August 17, 2018

Locals in Kangpar Gewog maintain their farm road

In villages, as elsewhere, people feel maintenance of the farm road is the sole responsibility of the government especially the gewog administrators. No matter how terrible the road might be villagers are never inclined to think that it’s their social responsibility to take care of the roads. However, it is entirely a different scenario in Kangpar Gewog, Trashigang.

People of Dagana in festive mood as annual Tshechu starts

The annual Dagana Tshechu began at the public ground near Daga Dzong, today.

His Majesty The King graces Gasa Dzongkhag’s silver jubilee celebrations

His Majesty The King yesterday graced Gasa Dzongkhag’s celebrations to mark 25 years as a Dzongkhag. His Majesty was accompanied by Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey.

Thimphu & Punakha make it to the finals of District Cricket Championship

After a nail biting finish to their match against Wangdue, yesterday, Punakha earned the second spot in the final of the ongoing district cricket championship in Gelegphu.

7th Camp Raven Sports Day held in Thimphu

Participants of the Camp Raven- the children of the armed force personnel- competed in various track and field events at its Sports Day held in Thimphu today.

High Court upholds Paro Court’s judgement on leaked English Paper

The High Court upholds the Paro District Court’s judgement on the case of leaked class 12 English Paper-II of 2014 board examinations.

PM urges tour operators to report peers undercutting tourist tariff

Undercutting is thought to be rampant in the tourism sector, but the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) has, so far, received only one compliant. TCB has investigated the case and even cancelled the tour operator’s license in November.  

Jigten Wangchuk Dungdrup begins in Trashigang

The venerable Tshugla Lopen of Zhung Dratshang is presiding over the Jigten Wangchuk Dungdrup-a prayer ceremony in Trashigang.

Policeman held over alleged rape of a minor

The Office of the Attorney General has charged a 38-year-old man with rape of a child above 12 years of age. The accused is a police personnel working in Lhamoizingkha.

MoWHS to review ACC’s recommendations on corruption in road sector

Minister Dorji Choden said her ministry will review the recommendations made by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in its report on a study that found corruption to be rampant in road projects.

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