English | Dzongkha Sunday, April 21, 2019

Bhutan out of 18th Asian Games

The Bhutanese team has exited the ongoing 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia without winning any medal.

NA common forums held closer to people

The people of Melonggang_Thuloonggang Chiwog of Dophoogchen-Tading Constituency in Samtse say this time they did not have to walk for a day to attend the common forum for the National Assembly elections.

Increasing applicants to register as authorized private moneylenders

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) is seeing an increase in the number of enquires wanting to register as authorized private moneylenders, following the implementation of the Private Money Lending Rules and Regulations 2016 last year.

Couple arrested for illicit trafficking of marijuana

Punakha police are investigating an illicit trafficking of marijuana involving a couple from Thinleygang in Punakha.
The couple aged 39 and 48 were arrested from their house on August 24 with more than 45 sticks of marijuana stash.
The couple was under police surveillance for more than four years. Sources say they buy marijuana stashes not […]

Shuttle Time Bhutan to train 600 teachers in badminton

A grassroots-level badminton training program, Shuttle Time Bhutan has now trained more than 370 teachers across the country in the last four years. The program has achieved more than 60 per cent of its target. It aims to train 600 teachers by 2020.
The program has covered 11 dzongkhags so far.
As part of the program, […]

Two women convicted of computer pornography

The Monggar District Court has convicted two women of computer pornography. One of them was sentenced to one year in prison and the other to six months.

Hotels, resorts and spa centres to be trained in gSoba Rigpa spa and wellness services

The Faculty of Traditional Medicine will start offering a training course in gSoba Rigpa Spa and Wellness Services by December. The three-month long training will target people in the spa businesses including private spa resorts, centres and hotels.

Bhutan bags 2 gold, 1 silver at a world archery championship

A team of five Bhutanese bagged two gold medals and one silver at the 2nd Historical Archery World Championship held in Hungary recently.

Notification calling off Thimphu Dromche, Tshechu is fake:TCB

The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) says it is trying to trace the person or people behind the fake announcement calling off Thimphu Dromche and Tshechu.

CCTV cameras deter littering and anti-social behaviors in Gasa

The Gasa Dzongkhag Administration recently installed CCTV surveillance cameras in the town and dzong areas. The surveillance cameras in the town have proved effective in monitoring littering and brought about visible changes in people’s attitude.  
The dzongkhag’s Thromde Representative, Namgay, said residents are now hesitant to even throw candy wrappers unlike in the past.
“With the CCTV […]

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