English | Dzongkha Saturday, June 23, 2018

Trongsa’s Samcholing MSS likely to be upgraded to Central School

Samcholing Middle Secondary School in Trongsa will be upgraded to Central School in the 12th Five Year Plan if the education ministry approves.

Lingzhi foresters to implement strict penalty on illegal cordycep collectors

Henceforth, forest officials will strictly monitor Cordycep-dominated areas in Lingzhi Drungkhag and levy fines against people from other districts, who come to collect the prized caterpillar.

Chhukha locals want fuel depots to remain open for longer hours

People in some gewogs of Chhukha are not happy with the services provided by the fuel stations at Tsimasham and Gaeddu.

Man dies in truck accident in Kamji

A 61-year-old man from Gaeddu died on the spot after the truck he was travelling in veered off the road at Kamji in Chhukha today.

Accident in Tsirang kills 2

Two people died on the spot when the Bolero pickup truck plunged over 100 metres off the road in Tsirang. The freak mishap took place on Tuesday when the vehicle was heading Barshong Gewog from Damphu Town.

Vajrayana summit to commemorate 50 years of Bhutan-India’s diplomatic ties begins

As part of golden jubilee celebration for the establishment of formal bilateral ties between Bhutan and India, the three-day long Vajrayana summit began in Thimphu, today. Apart from great friendship, the two countries share many common values and history. Among them, one enduring commonality is ‘Buddhism.’

Lingzhi Dungkhag’s proposal for separate budget approved 

Lingzhi Dungkhag will now not have to wait for Thimphu Dzongkhag to release fund for its capital expenditure and maintenance works of public infrastructure.

East-West highway widening affects hotel business in Bumthang

The ongoing East-West highway widening works have affected business of tourist hotel owners in Bumthang. This is because of decreased tourist arrival in the district since the start of the highway widening works in 2014.

Getting rid of allergy-causing tree species

Certain tree species in the country have been found to cause allergic reactions in people. It can get on your nose and cause sneezing. In some, it causes itchiness and watery eyes.

Blacktopping of Yalang GC road to complete in May

From May this year, people of Yalang Gewog in Trashi Yangtse will not have to endure rough and bumpy rides. This is because by that time the blacktopping of Gewog Centre road will complete.

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