English | Dzongkha Wednesday, July 18, 2018

His Majesty The King grants Dhar to new Dzongdas and Cabinet Secretary

His Majesty The King granted Dhar to the newly appointed Dzongdas of Trongsa, Tsirang and Zhemgang, and the Cabinet Secretary at the Tashichhodzong today.

Damchu-Chhukha bypass inaugurated

After missing several deadlines, the Damchu-Chhukha bypass is finally complete and open to traffic. Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay inaugurated the 29.19- kilometre road in Damchu today.

Thai PM to arrive tomorrow for two-day visit

The Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, will arrive in the country tomorrow on a two-day official visit.

Former Gelegphu Dungpa sentenced to 41 years in prison

Sarpang District Court has upheld Gelegphu Dungkhag Court’s judgment on the former Gelegphu Dungpa case but with partial alterations to the sentence.

BKP declares all 47 candidates

Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) has revealed  all 47 candidates with the declaration of  its last two candidates today.

Reopening of Changjiji Baazam likely to take some time

It’s been nearly a month now since the Baazam in Changjiji near the flyover bridge was closed off to public over safety concerns.

Lunaps blessed with bountiful cordyceps harvest

About 500 Lunaps flocked to Fangu village over the months of May and June to collect cordyceps this year. Fangu, Lunana’s uppermost village, is five hours walk from Thangza and Tenchoe villages. Every five years, the village yields abundant cordycepys harvest.

Schools in Lunana almost empty during cordyceps season

The two schools of Lunana remained closed up to two months as parents took their children with them for cordyceps collection. This is nothing new in Lunana, particularly during the year when Fangu village yields bumper harvest. 

Forest fire in Monggar contained

The three-day forest fire at Kalapang in Monggar was finally brought under control yesterday evening.

Thimphu Thromde to strictly monitor residential parking from September

The Thimphu Thromde’s regulation mandating house owners to keep enough residential parking for their tenants is yet to gain momentum.

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