English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 13, 2017

China U16 hands Bhutan U16 a crushing defeat

The Bhutanese under-16 cricket team lost its first game against China in the Asian Cricket Council under-16 Eastern Region Cup, which began, today. Bhutan suffered a crushing 61 runs defeat, making the chances of entering the semifinals grim.

PM underlines on ensuring accountability in gewogs

Meeting with people of five gewogs (Barp, Lingmukha, Shelnga-Bjemi, Talog and Guma) in Punakha recently, Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay urged them to participate in the decision-making process in their gewogs to ensure accountability- which is a key to successful implementation of any development projects.

Bus Information System for city bus users

Henceforth, passengers availing themselves of the city bus service need not have to worry about the arrival timings of the buses in their respective locations.

Monggar hospital conducts mock drill on earthquake preparedness

Having organised a daylong earthquake preparedness drill in Monggar Regional Referral Hospital recently, the hospital management feels they are now more prepared if they are struck by an earthquake or other natural disasters.

Entrepreneurship training for youth in Trongsa

To imbibe an entrepreneurial mindset among youth and address unemployment issues, and to perk up the local economy, a two-week long Entrepreneurship Training Programme for out-of-school-youth is underway in Trongsa.

Norgaygang’s vegetable market shed abuzz with economic activities

The vegetable market shed in Norgaygang Gewog, Samtse, which remained un-utilised for over a year is now bustling with commercial activities.

His Majesty The King addresses closing of 10th Session of Second Parliament

Addressing the parliament at the closing of the 10th Session of the Second Parliament on Friday, His Majesty The King reminded the parliament of its scared duties.

East-west road widening works in Trongsa likely to complete on time

The east-west double lane road widening works in Trongsa is set for completion before the onset of next monsoon. Officials from the Department of Roads Regional Office in Trongsa say about 60 per cent of the works are complete as of now.

Tsenda-Gang farmers face worst orange harvest in years

Orange is the main cash crop for the people of Tsenda-Gang Gewog in Dagana with farmers earning at least Nu 100,000 from the fruit every year. But this year, with a significantly poor yield, the income from the sale of oranges is set to go down drastically.

Eye camp in Yebilaptsa restores vision of over 40 people

An eye surgery camp in Yebilaptsa, Zhemgang has restored eyesight of more than 40 elderly people.

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