English | Dzongkha Monday, October 14, 2019

BCCB initiates cricket development activities in Samtse

In an effort to promote grassroots cricket across the country, the Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) has now opened cricket development activities in Samtse. To mark the opening, an artificial turf was inaugurated on October 27.

High Court convicts three, acquits two in DeSuung fund case

The High Court convicted three Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) personnel- two officers and a non-commissioned officer- in the DeSuung Training Fund embezzlement case.

Waste problem grows in Laya as urbanisation creeps in

Waste management is becoming necessary in Laya as urbanization slowly makes its way into the remote highland community. The problem is not serious at the moment, but it could become a grave concern if the issue is not nipped in the bud.

Bhutan loses to Pakistan SAFF U-15 championship

Bhutan’s national under-15 football team lost to Pakistan by four goals to nil in the ongoing SAFF under-15 championship in Nepal today.

Thai minister offers robes to Kichu monks at Kathina ceremony

Observing the Royal Kathina Ceremony, Thailand’s deputy Foreign minister along with the representatives of the Thai King offered robes to the monks of Kichu Lhakhang in Paro yesterday.

Yangbari, Baagla and Pangthang villages in Monggar in need of bridges

The people of Yangbari, Baagla and Pangthang of Gongdu Gewog, Monggar want motorable bridges over the Gobari and Semdhari streams.

Changjiji baazam renovation pending

The reopening of the Changjiji Baazam is likely to take some time. Thimphu Thromde now says the bridge would be opened only next year.

First-ever entrepreneurship festival underway in Thimphu

Some 30 entrepreneurs from across the country are gathered at the Clock Tower Square in Thimphu for the first-ever entrepreneurship festival Druk Tshongrig Gatoen.

Concerns mount over Gungtongs in Dagana’s Nichula gewog

Gungtongs or empty houses in Nichula, Dagana are being blamed for the growing human-wildlife conflict in the gewog.

Increasing number of girls taking interest in Lhadri

More girls are now taking interest in a six-year Painting or Lhadri course at the College of Zorig Chusum in Trashi Yangtse. This year alone 11 girls joined the course making it the highest female enrollment after the course was started more than two decades ago. 

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