English | Dzongkha Saturday, May 26, 2018

DPT and DCT come together as a political party

Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) have come together as a political party under the banner of DPT to contest in the 2018 parliamentary election. Druk Chirwang Tshogpa deregistered as a political party on Monday.

KGUMSB launches seven courses

Commemorating its third foundation day, the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) launched seven new courses in the capital, today. The courses were developed under the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, and Faculty of Traditional Medicine.

Reconstruction of Wangdue Phodrang Dzong reaches midway

The ongoing Wangdue Phodrang Dzong Reconstruction Project has reached its midway with over 50 per cent of the works complete. The current focus is on the construction of the main tower and administrative blocks.

Bumthang’s first cinema hall under construction

Bumthang is all set to have its first movie theatre by the end of this year. A private individual is constructing the theatre above Chamkhar town.

Works to build Dhamdum Industrial Park progresses

The construction of the first building at the Dhamdum Industrial Park has been completed. The government of India funded park has space for some 77 small and medium agro, service, and mineral based projects, and cottage industries. 

Fuel depot for Kanglung

Kanglung in Trashigang will get it’s first-ever fuel depot this year. When this happens, residents will not have to drive to Trashigang town, 20 kilometers away, to refuel their cars.

People of Serzhong, Tareythang gewogs apprehensive about GC road quality

People of Serzhong and Tareythang gewogs in Sarpang are unhappy with the quality of blacktopping over their GC (gewog centre) roads. They say the layer of blacktopping is not up to the mark. The blacktopping works in the two gewogs started last month.

Kalzang-ri Village water crisis: people drink water from pond

Villagers of Kalzang-ri under Darla Gewog in Chhukha are grappling with extreme shortage of drinking water supply. Despite several efforts by the government, the problem has persisted for decades.

Bajo hotels, restaurants to remove meat from menu during auspicious months

There are over 90 hotels and restaurants in Bajo. Recently, they sat down to sign a petition, pledging to take meat off the menu during the 1st and 4th months of Bhutanese calendar.

Druk Chirwang Tshogpa deregistered as political party

Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT), the only political party in the country- led by a woman president has been deregistered as a political party, yesterday.

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