English | Dzongkha Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Film and comic on legendary warrior Pemi Tshewang Tashi released

A group of young Bhutanese artists have brought to life the legendary warrior, Pemi Tshewang Tashi, in an illustrated comic. It was launched yesterday.

Need for a motorable bridge over Namling stream

The commuters travelling along the Monggar- Bumthang highway say there is a need for a motorable bridge over a stream in Namling.

Trashi Yangtse dzongkhag to collect rent from residents of Doksum town

Beginning November this year, the residents of the old Doksum town in Trashi Yangtse will have to pay rent to the dzongkhag administration.

Low cardamom price leaves farmers in Darla disappointed

The farmers of Darla Gewog in Chhukha are not happy with the current cardamom price in Phuentshogling. They said within a few years time, the price of cardamom has decreased significantly.

BKP out of race but still optimistic 

Having failed to secure a minimum of 10 per cent of the total votes, Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP)  will not be entitled to the State Funding in the 2023 elections.

Haa-Samtse highway blacktopping works to be complete by this year

The people of Haa are looking forward to the completion of the ongoing blacktopping works of the 155-kilometre Haa-Samtse secondary national highway. The blacktopping works are expected to be complete by end of this year.

Increasing drug-related cases despite strict laws

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) saw an increase in drug-related cases last year.  From more than 300 cases in 2016, the OAG received 500 cases last year.

Except for few issues, no major problem on poll day :ECB

Except for a few glitches, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) says, the poll day of the National Assembly (NA) Primary Round election was a success.
ECB received some complaints on the poll day.
 A few cases were reported from polling stations in Thimphu where voters could not cast their votes, as their names were registered as […]

Elephant calf rescued in Gelegphu

An elephant calf that got trapped in an ongoing construction of a duct in Gelegphu town was rescued yesterday. The calf had fallen into the duct while feeding on a nearby banana tree with a herd of elephants at around four in the morning.

DNT, DPT through to general elections, secured 92,722 and 90,020 votes respectively

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) are through to the general round of the third parliamentary national assembly election scheduled on October 18.

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