English | Dzongkha Thursday, April 2, 2020

Bhutan fails to qualify for the finals of SAFF U-18 Championship 2019

The Bhutanese Under-18 boy’s football team failed to qualify for the final of the SAFF Under-18 Championship 2019 after losing to Bangladesh 4-nil yesterday. Six South Asian nations took part in the third edition of the Championship 2019 the South Asian Football Federation hosted in Nepal.

World Rabies Day observed with pets vaccination

Nationwide rabies vaccination for pet animals was held today coinciding with the World Rabies Day. In Samtse District, over 700 pet dogs and cats were vaccinated and given deworming medicines to raise awareness about rabies disease.

978 motor vehicle accidents recorded in the country this year

On average, Thimphu records two to three motor vehicle accidents every day. As per the report maintained with the Thimphu Traffic Division, of the 978 vehicle accidents reported in the country since January this year, more than 300 occurred within Thimphu.

Team Zhoems wins the 5th edition of Pepsi B-League Baskeball Championship

Team Zhoems won the fifth edition of Pepsi B-League Basketball Championship in Thimphu. In the final played yesterday, the team defeated team Tensung with two baskets.

Wanting a piece of everything

The people in Norbugang Gewog in Samtse have denied public clearance for dredging Diana and Dipu River in the gewog. During the consultation meeting, today, the public insisted that four plots from the eight allotted plots should be kept for the community contractors. But the meeting could not come to a consensus on this and thus public clearance was kept on hold.

TCB plans to employ 3000 Bhutanese in tourism sector each year

Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) says they plan to employ around 3000 Bhutanese in tourism sector each year. This year, the council also celebrated world tourism day 2019 with the theme “Tourism and jobs: a better future for all”.

High Court upholds District Court’s judgment on SJ Zangdopelri land case

The High Court Bench III upheld the Samdrup Jongkhar District Court’s judgement on the Zangdopelri land dispute case.

Boosting the bilateral relations between Bhutan and Thailand

The third Joint Trade Committee meeting in the capital between Bhutan and Thailand ended today. The high-level meeting reviewed the decisions taken during the last trade meeting to further enhance the bilateral relations in trade, investment and economic cooperation between the two countries.

2 dies in a helicopter crash

A captain from the Royal Bhutan Army and a Lietiunent Colonel from the Indian Army Aviation died in a helicopter crash today at around 11:19 pm near the Youngphula domestic airport, Trashigang.

The burden of stray cattle, Bumthang

People of Chhumig Gewog in Bumthang and especially the farmers of Gyaltsa village are not happy with Bumthang Municipality’s initiative of seizing stray cattle and horses from Chamkhar town and releasing them in forests nearby their village.

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