English | Dzongkha Sunday, April 21, 2019

Windstorm knocks roofs off 13 houses in Samdrup Jongkhar

Heavy windstorm on April 25 has ripped roofs off six homes in Pemathang Gewog.

Sharp curves at both ends of Paachu Bridge raise concerns for commuters

The Paachu Bridge has delighted commuters in Paro by connecting the new road along the airport. But sharp curves on both ends of the bridge have also made it dangerous. When passing through, cars either hit each other or the bridge because of the sharp turnings.

1 killed by lightning strike in Lhuentse

The lightning strike killed a 43-year-old lay monk in Lhuentse yesterday evening.

Four die in accident at Ganglakha

Four men have died after two Toyota Prados veered off the road in Ganglakha, some 12 kilometers away from Gaeddu. The tragic accidents happened Wednesday afternoon.

Bhutanese girl allegedly raped in Jaigoan

A 22-year-old girl from Samtse was allegedly raped in Jaigoan Wednesday morning.The victim has lodged a complaint with Jaigoan Police.

Women’s group hopes selling pulses to be profitable affair

Drukjeygang Gewog in Dagana is famous for growing pulses. So taking advantage of this, four women in the gewog formed a group to eke out their living by selling pulses.

Market at doorstep for a farmer in Trashigang

Easy access to market is a farfetched dream for farmers in some remote pockets of the country. But for 46-year-old Botpa, a farmer in Buna in Trashigang, finding market is least of her concerns.

Their Majesties grace opening of 4th Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition

His Majesty The King, His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen and members of the Royal Family graced the opening of the 4th Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition at Thangzona in Punakha yesterday.

His Holiness performs thruesel at Dramar where Yum Jumma Lhazey statue is being built

His Holiness the Je Khenpo presided over a thruesel ceremony at Dramar Lhakhang in Autsho yesterday where the construction of a statue of Lord Buddha’s mother Jumma Lhazey is going on.

Stray dog menace growing in Haa

Haa town residents wake up to noisy dog howls and barks every morning. The stray dog nuisance doesn’t end here though. Hundreds of dogs that freely roam Haa town  bite people, often in packs.

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