English | Dzongkha Saturday, June 15, 2019

Rafey-Khoshala bypass road to open by April end

The much delayed Rafey-Khoshala bypass in Langthil Gewog of Trongsa is finally set to open to traffic by the end of next month.

His Majesty graces consecration of Chador Lhakhang in Bartsham

His Majesty The King graced the consecration of the new Chador Lhakhang in Bartsham, Tashigang, yesterday.  

Purjang of Lama Kunzang Wangdi held in Bartsham

His Majesty The King attended the purjang or funeral rites of late Lama Kunzang Wangdi in Bartsham, Trashigang, yesterday. Lama Kunzang passed away in October last year, at the age of 76.

GNHC, JICA sign project to develop mineral resources development plan

The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a project on “Mineral Resources Development Plan in Bhutan” yesterday.

Four sentenced in drug case

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced four men ranging from one and a half year to nine years in prison for smuggling drugs.

Five-year-old drowns in Mangdechhu

A five-year-old boy drowned in Mangdechhu at Bjeezam in Trongsa yesterday. Bjeezam is about seven kilometres from Trongsa towards Wangdue Phodrang.

Man dies in vehicle accident

A 27-year-old man died on the spot when the Bolero truck he was driving veered off the road near Shingnyer village on the Ura-Nangar highway in Bumthang on March 26.

The extinct craft of weaving cotton fabrics in Wangphu

The age-old tradition of weaving fabrics from cotton in Wangphu Gewog of Samdrup Jongkhar, once widely prevalent has long been disappeared.  

Climate report predicts hotter Bhutan

Towards the end of the 21st century, Bhutan will possibly see about 3.2 degree Celsius increase in its temperature. This is according to the analysis of historical climate and climate projection for Bhutan, a study published by the National Centre for Hydrology and Meteorology (NCHM).

Mother sentenced for abandoning newborn & rape of a minor

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced a 27-year-old woman to eleven years in prison for abandoning an infant and rape of a minor. The judgement was passed yesterday.

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