English | Dzongkha Thursday, November 21, 2019

A 35-year-old man sentenced to 23 years for raping his own daughters

The Lhamoi Dzingkha Dungkhag Court in Dagana, on 25th of this month, sentenced a 35-year-old man to 23 years in prison for the rape of his own underage daughters.

D-HOPE catalogue launched

To promote cottage and small industries (CSI) in the country, Gakyed Gatoen-Festival of Happiness or Decentralized Hands-on Exhibition (D-HOPE) catalogue was launched in Thimphu. 

Sports technical course on Para Archery and Para Table Tennis underway

To create more awareness on Paralympics and to help more nations take part in the Paralympic Games, a 5-day Sports Technical Course on Para Archery and Para Table Tennis began in the capital yesterday.

Four more arrested for alleged musk deer poaching

The Wangchuck Centennial National Park (WCNP) in Bumthang recently arrested 4 more men in connection with alleged musk deer poaching on two separate incidents within the Park area.

Drukair introduces commercial flight operation to East Timor

With just 4 aircraft, the Royal Bhutan Airlines now introduces commercial flight operation to Dili in East Timor, which is in Southern part of the Equator.

Yak rearing culture on the decline

Insufficient pasture, rearing horses being more profitable and younger generations showing not much interest have all attributed to the declining yak rearing, a long associated culture with the highlands in Soe and Lingzhi gewogs of Thimphu.  

Pineapple cultivation picking up in Khangma, Pema Gatshel

 Pineapple is becoming a popular alternative cash crop for the people of Khangma in Pema Gatshel. Today, almost all households in the village grow the fruit introduced to them about a decade ago.

His Holiness the Je Khenpo confers Dhars to five Lams

His Holiness the Je Khenpo conferred Dhar to five lams of the central monastic body at the Tashichhodzong today.

Gyalyum Kesang Choeden Wangchuck National Eye Centre inaugurated

Her Majesty the Royal Grandmother Ashi Kesang Choeden Wangchuck inaugurated the Gyalyum Kesang Choeden Wangchuck National Eye Centre in Thimphu yesterday.

White-bellied Heron sighted at Babesa in Thimphu

A White-bellied Heron was sighted along the bank of Wangchhu near the sewerage plant at Babesa in Thimphu yesterday. The officials of the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) described it as an unusual sighting because the species mainly inhibits along Mangdechhu and Punatsangchhu basins and its tributaries.

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