English | Dzongkha Wednesday, November 13, 2019

IAA-Bhutan International Traditional Archery Tournament begins

To showcase Bhutan’s national sport and enable Bhutanese archers to get exposures to various styles of traditional archery played in other countries, the first-ever International Archery Association (IAA)-Bhutan International Traditional Archery Tournament began in Thimphu today.

Bhutan wins 5 medals at the 5th South Asian Karate Championship

The Bhutanese Karate team bagged one gold medal and four bronze medals at the 5th South Asian Karate Championship held at Dhaka.

Bhutan bags silver medal at 11th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship

The former three-time Mr Bhutan, Tandin Wangchen bagged the silver medal in the Men’s Athletic Physique category at the 11th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship held in South Korea.

OAG appeals to District Court against the Dungkhag Court’s judgement concerning the Lhamoi Dzingkha rape case

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is appealing against the recent judgement passed by the Lhamoi Dzingkha Dungkhag Court that sentenced a 35 years old man for 23 years in prison for two counts of rape of a child above twelve years, two counts of incest and two counts of battery.
OAG in its petition, […]

Early paddy harvest in Korphu; a race against wild boars

Farmers in some parts of the country have started harvesting paddy while others are still waiting for the right time. But paddy growers of Korphu Gewog in Trongsa are harvesting paddy even before it is ready. The reason is ravaging wild animals. Farmers say wild boars have been increasingly damaging their crop.

Forget agriculture, there is not even enough water to drink; Lhops of Ngawang Dramtoe

Agricultural practices are too ambitious a dream when there is not even enough water to drink. This is the situation the Lhops of Ngawang Dramtoe in Samtse find themselves in.

Bhutan Dialogues; pursuing economic progress and individual meaning holistically

While everyone in the West works towards achieving materialism, people are still unhappy although their materialistic goal is achieved. However, Bhutan has balanced the pursuing economic progress and pursuing individual meaning holistically.

Punakha-Gasa Secondary National Highway- some parts yet to be blacktopped

Travelling between Punakha and Gasa still remains a bumpy ride with several kilometres of the highway yet to be blacktopped. More than nine kilometres of the Punakha-Gasa Secondary National Highway still remains unpaved. And locals claim this is inconvenient as well as dangerous for travellers.

Bridge over Mao River; Undying hope and sumptuous promises

The people of four chiwogs in Chhuzanggang Gewog of Sarpang have completed constructing a temporary bridge over the Mao River. Construction of the temporary bridge over Mao River at this time of the year has now become their annual routine. 
More than a hundred people from Chhuzanggang Gewog were involved in constructing the 10-meter long temporary […]

Huge concrete beams protecting roofs from the wind- Soe Gewog

Located at an altitude of over 4000 metres above the sea level, Soe Gewog in Thimphu has been a victim to the strong wind for the last many decades. Every year, roofs of some houses are blown away by the wind costing huge to the government and the people. However, with the introduction of a technique, placing huge concrete beams on the roofs have brought them a solution to protect their houses.

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