English | Dzongkha Wednesday, July 18, 2018

His Majesty grants an Audience to people of Tashichhoeling Dungkhag

His Majesty The king granted an Audience to about 5,000 people in Tashichhoeling Dungkhag, Samtse yesterday. Gathering of such a huge crowd in Tashichhoeling Gewog is unprecedented, and people consider it historic. People from as far as Sangbaykha in Haa also came to receive His Majesty.

First-ever ‘National Construction Policy’ in making

Towards improving and fostering construction sector in the country, a National Construction Policy is in the offing. The Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) is in the process of drafting the policy. As part of the initiative, a consultative workshop was held in the capital, today.

Groundbreaking ceremony for BAEL held at Chhukha Hydro Power Plant

The government will not have to spend a bulk of money to buy control systems for hydro power plants in the country in near future. For the construction of Bhutan Automation and Engineering Limited Office, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Chhukha Hydroelectric Plant, today.

Dagana Dzongkhag Administration allows six households to construct houses in Sunkosh

For the last 15 years, six households living in Sunkosh town, Dagana were unsure of living there permanently. However, since over a month ago, their uncertainty turned into certainty.

Fire burns over 80 acres of forest in Shumar Gewog

The fire wiped out more than 80 acres of forest vegetation at Bartseri under Shumar Gewog in Pema Gatshel.

Country’s first-ever Financial Institutions Training Institute opens

With an aim to train, research, and create a pool of professionals in financial services, the first-ever Financial Institutions Training Institute (FITI) was inaugurated in Thimphu, today.

Fire reduces hut to ashes in Chhoekhorling Gewog

A fire razed the hut to the ground in Chhoekhorling Gewog, Pema Gatshel. The incident took place at around 8:45 PM, yesterday.

Transport United goes down 3-0 to Bengaluru FC

Transport United was beaten 3-0 by Bengaluru FC in the second leg of the AFC Cup preliminary qualifiers, yesterday. A goal in the first half, and two more in the second half ended Transport United’s run in this year’s AFC Cup.

eKaaSel- online grievances redressal system receives good response from public

Since its roll out in December last year, the online Grievances Redressal system, ‘eKaaSel’ under the cabinet secretariat received good response from the public.

All households in Bongo Gewog now have access to proper toilets

Every household in Bongo Gewog in Chhukha now has access to toilet facilities. Thimphu’s Rotary Club in collaboration with Rotary Clubs based in Malaysia and India funded the construction of 36 toilets, which became usable recently.

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