English | Dzongkha Saturday, March 17, 2018

Concession agreement halts major construction of KHEL

The main project works of Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project in Trashi Yangtse will commence once the concession agreement is signed between the Royal Government and Kholongchhu Project Authority.

Man sentenced for raping and impregnating a minor

The Family and Child Court of the Thimphu District Court has sentenced a 47-year-old man to over nine years imprisonment for raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl.

24-year-old man facing murder charges appears in Samdrup Jongkhar court

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is charging a 24-year-old man for voluntary manslaughter. OAG said the accused has murdered a man, aged 33,  at Chidoongkhar under Gomdar Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar in January this year. The OAG forwarded the case to the Samdrup Jongkhar District Court, yesterday.

Farm road lifts burden of rural life in Phagchhog-Suskar Chiwog

Work and lives of locals in Phagchhog-Suskar Chiwog under Serthig Gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar have improved significantly after the recent completion of a farm road.

No marketing hiccups for Zambalha Dairy Group in Pema Gatshel

It has always been a mammoth task to find market for your products if your business is based in remote parts of the country. However, for Zambalha Dairy Group in Norboogang Gewog in Pema Gatshel, they are not confronted with such challenges.

Farmers in Thakhorling cheerful after getting vegetable shed

Roadside vendors of Thakhorling Chiwog under Patshaling Gewog in Tsirang now have a convenient place to sell their vegetables and other agricultural products.

Global money week to promote financial education and inclusion in schools

With the theme- Money Matters Matter, the Global Money Week began today. The week is an annual global celebration initiated by the Child and Youth Finance International.

Govt. and Opposition row over use of public fund continues

The clash between the government and the opposition over the use of public fund for security arrangements at the prime minister’s private residence continues. The Opposition holds its ground on the legality of the use of Nu 3 m for the installation of security arrangements.

Haa gewog authorities vested with power on travel approval

The recent Haa Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) held last Friday decided that civil servants working in gewog offices will now have to get their travel authorised and approved by their respective gewog administrations.

Inadequate irrigation water affects rice cultivation in Tang

It is springtime and the beautiful Tang valley in Bumthang is bustling with agricultural works. Paddy growers in Nyimlung village are readying their fields for growing rice seedlings.

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