English | Dzongkha Sunday, February 18, 2018

No penal laws breached in Tsirang duping case: OAG

Two People’s Democratic Party coordinators in Tsirang didn’t operate as fake agents of Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Limited (REDCL), says the investigation report of Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Issue on Shingkhar-Gorgan bypass dominates Lhuentse DT meeting

The delay in the construction of Shingkhar-Gorgan bypass between Lhuentse and Bumthang was one key issue that was elaborately discussed during the Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) in Lhuentse, yesterday.

Nearly all grade II BHUs to have at least one female HA this year

Ensuring there is at least one female Health Assistant (HA) in all Basic Health Units remains a top priority of the health ministry. For this financial year, the ministry had planned to post one female HA in all 184 Grade II BHUs. Though this will only be achieved in 2019, this year 98 per cent of all Grade II BHUs shall have at least one female health assistant.

Lag Thrams bring hopes to shopkeepers of Pungtenchhu Bazaar

Pungtenchhu Bazaar is one of the oldest markets in Tsirang Dzongkhag. Currently, it has 18 temporary structures being operated as shops of groceries, garments, and vegetables. However, the mini market awaits a major development in near future.

Forest fire in Paro contained

The forest fire in Paro that raged on for almost a week has been finally contained. The fire that spread towards Taktsang monastery was put out around 3 yesterday afternoon, while the one in the Doteng Gewog was contained earlier in the day.

Four men who used explosives for fishing sentenced

The Lhuentse District Court have convicted four men for illegal possession of explosives and sentenced them to prison terms ranging from 11 months to more than one-and-a-half year.

Dhangkhar people not happy with quality of their farm road

Dhangkhar residents in Zhemgang say the farm road which is being constructed in their village is of poor quality.

JNEC students, faculty pitch business ideas for National Startup Weekend

The students and faculty of Jigme Namgyel Engineering College (JNEC) in Samdrup Jongkhar kicked off the week by pitching 77 different business ideas in the run-up to National Startup Weekend.

Tashi Bank launches mobile & internet banking services

(Picture Story): Mobile banking application, T-Pay, and internet banking facility will enable customers to make online payment and fund transfers among others. The app is available for both android and IOS powered mobile phones.

PM to sue Opposition if allegations against him are untrue

Prime Minister, Dasho Tshering Tobgay said, he will sue the Opposition if the allegations against him of using public resources for security arrangements at his private residence are untrue.

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