English | Dzongkha Wednesday, March 20, 2019

DCSI,SACICT signs MoU to promote handicrafts

To accelerate the growth of the handicrafts sector in the country, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Department of Cottage and Small Industry (DCSI)  and the Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (SACICT) yesterday.

Snowfall delays their journey home for Layaps

Heavy snowfall in the highlands has delayed the journey home for many Layaps. As is the practice, every year, they migrate to warmer places to escape the harsh winter in the highlands.  

Training to enhance capacity of auditors

 To enhance the capacities of the auditors while auditing the hydropower sector in the country, a three-day training was held at the Professional Development Centre in Tsirang recently.

Erratic power supply irks residents of Zhemgang town

The erratic power supply in Zhemgang town has left the residents irked. With frequent power blackout for months now, they say it is time the faulty power lines are fixed since it would be difficult to do so once the rainy season starts.

His Holiness consecrates Thongdrel in Lhuentse

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated a Chenrezig Ri-nga Thongdrel at Namdroling Goenzin Dratshang in Lhuentse today.

Austria commits 8.3 M Euros to assist Bhutan till 2023

Austria has committed about 8.3 M Euros to assist Bhutan till 2023, as the country graduates from the Least Developed Country (LDC).

New moth,bird and fish species recorded

A new moth, two birds and a fish species were recorded taking the country’s moth count to 1,146, bird population to 739, and fish species to 23.

Two men arrested after an obscene ritual clip goes viral

Thimphu police arrested two former monks after a video clip showing one of them allegedly involved in lewd and lascivious conduct during a religious ritual went viral.  

‘Tsip Choelo -The Vested Astrologer’ wins the Best Film Award

‘Tsip Choelo -The Vested Astrologer’ won the best film award at the 18th National Film Awards 2019. The award function was held on February 21 to celebrate the His Majesty The King’s birthday and for the tireless and selfless services of armed forces in the country.

Author of ‘Khakey’ comes out with another book

One of the country’s youngest authors, 13-year-old Yeshi Tsheyang Zam published her second book. The new book ‘Lolay’ was released coinciding with His Majesty’s The King’s birthday on February 21 in Punakha.

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