English | Dzongkha Sunday, June 16, 2019

Man from India faces rape charges

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has charged a 21-year-old man from India with a rape of a child above 12 years of age. OAG forwarded the case to the Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court yesterday.

Athletes hope for better future with parties pledging to promote sports

Bhutan has participated in the Asian Games since 1980 but the country’s athletes never brought home any medal. Hopes were high this time, but the Bhutanese team once again exited the game without winning a single medal.

Ossay road block affects businesses in Zhemgang

It’s been over half a month now since the roadblock at Ossay on the Gelegphu-Zhemgang highway occurred. The road is yet to be cleared to traffic.

Borewells to alleviate water shortage in Gelegphu Thromde

Water shortage is becoming a problem in Samdrupling Demkhong of Gelegphu Thromde. A growing number of constructions taking place in the area are being blamed for the shortage.

Rigchhanglu people expecting new government to improve their farm road

The 14-kilometre farm road of Rigchhanglu village in Gomdar Gewog of Samdrup Jongkhar has been inaccessible for about four months now. The road remains blocked with some portion washed away.

Bhutan’s first reinsurance company named Asia’s best

The GIC-Bhutan Reinsurance Company Limited, the country’s first reinsurance company, was named as the Asia’s best emerging reinsurance company in May.

Delayed pregnancy increases infertility and other health risks in women

Women who delay childbearing face risks, say the health ministry. Delayed pregnancy usually refers to pregnancy after 35. The associated risks include infertility and birth complications. 

Bad road, swollen rivers pose threat to Karmaling residents in Lhamoi Dzingkha

Travelling in and out of Karmaling Gewog in Lhamoi Dzingkha Dungkhag is a risky affair during monsoon. The gewog’s farm road is in dire need of maintenance.

Poor turnout at common forum in Samtse disappoints party representatives

A common forum at Tsheringang Outreach Clinic (ORC) in Norboogang Gewog, Samtse yesterday saw only 29 people.

Dagana launches local farm products

The Dagana Dzongkhag launched its first local and organic farm products on August 24 in Tsenda-Gang Gewog. The farm products are labelled as Dagana Products.

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