Goal: Thimphu City’s striker Sonam lands with the ball in the net
Yeedzin FC has maintained their dominance in Thimphu ‘A’ division football league tournament yet again beating all four clubs.
Yeedzin has already won the tournament and Nu 100,000 prize money, even with one match to play, securing 19 points, three points over the runners up Thimphu City’s 16.
The ‘A’ division tournament final match will be played between Yeedzin FC and Dzongree FC today at 5pm in Changlimithang.
Thimphu City beat Druk United FC in the second last [... Read More]
The magician: DPT president speaks to people of Lamgong-Wangchang constituency yesterday
The former PM wove his spell of magic, though whether it will yield results remains to be seen
Like a magician, swaying from side to side, speaking through a mic-headset and gesticulating to gain attention , Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) president, Jigmi Y Thinley, worked his charisma on an enchanted audience at Dawakha yesterday.
Villagers of Doga in Paro had gathered inside an old hall of Dawakha school that could fit about 200 to 300 people some [... Read More]
All ears: Some 300 youth attended PDP’s youth convention yesterday in Thimphu
In his address to a youth convention, the PDP president tried to touch a chord with this section of society
The People’s Democratic Party guaranteed 100 percent employment to the youth in the country, if the party forms the next government, at a youth convention yesterday in Thimphu, which was attended by some 300 youth party supporters.
“I promise that every one of you will get jobs,” the PDP president, Tshering Tobgay, said to the young crowd.
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The dried water pipes of Dungbi Chukhor Mani
The problem appears to be in the distribution system, which they’ve been assured will be rectified
Around 60 residents of Zhemgang town have approached the dzongda, the district’s chief executive officer, to immediately address a long-standing drinking water shortage.
The residents submitted their grievance in writing.
One of the applicants said they had several meetings with relevant officials in the past three years, but nothing had been done so far. “Since verbal requests couldn’t be materialised, we residents [... Read More]
Gammon’s Project coordinator, Vicky Bansal speaking to media
Though the matter is reportedly in court, the company has yet to be summoned
Refuting the allegations of fraud and corruption by some of its subcontractors, Gammon India ltd, yesterday, called a press conference and said that the company would not sit quiet, since allegations of fraud and corruption are no joke.
Two local construction companies, Indra Construction and Paljor Construction, who work as subcontractors for Gammon India, had accused the company of fraud and corruption, and [... Read More]
A veteran shoots free throw in the quarter-finals played yesterday
The ongoing veterans cup championship that jump started on June 3 is now down to four men and four women teams. The semi-finals will be played today from 5 pm onwards at the indoor basketball court in swimming pool complex in the capital.
While four of the five women teams participating were through to semi-finals since the league round ended on June 11, eight men teams, out of the total nine played the quarter-finals yesterday.
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The launch: DPT president Jigmi Y Thinley speaks to Thimphu residents during his campaign at the YDF hall yesterday
It was a hall thronged with residents of Thimphu, of north and south, that Druk Phuensum Tshogpa president Jigmi Y Thinley was greeted with yesterday at YDF.
The mood inside the hall was already set, with the party song rerun several times, which echoed of the loyal crane that represented the party and glorified its president.
It seeped into the background and gradually muted as the president, casting random glance with a smile at the crowd, walked [... Read More]
Team Happy (red) lost to Ruck Rock in the last league match of the Veteran’s Cup yesterday
The men Veterans cup championship will see eight teams hustle at the indoor basketball court complex today for the final four semifinal positions.
With the league round over yesterday, Vibes, Genes, Countrymen, ABC tours, Mirage, Achos, Lungta and Thimphu City have entered the quarterfinal stage.
In the last three games played yesterday, Country men had a sweet victory winning by a point against Achos 39-38, and Thimphu city also booked their spot winning against ABC tours by [... Read More]
Gone to waste: What BAFRA seized
Officials of the Bhutan agriculture food regulatory authority of Bhutan (BAFRA) in Tsirang seized and dumped 273kg of chicken meat from three meat shops in Damphu town.
Of the total, around 165kg came from one shop, around 100kg belonged to another, and six kilos from yet another.
Bafra officials said they had to dispose off the meat, because they were not fit for human consumption.
“They were rotten, bearing a foul smell, and some had turned green,” an [... Read More]
The outward bound seized goods
Phuentsholing’s regional revenue and customs office confiscated hardware items last Friday, when Kashi Hardwares and Electrical had tried to deflect their stocks to India illegally.
Kashi Hardwares and Electrical shop’s license to run in Phuentsholing was cancelled last year, after it was found that the owner was running the shop under an illegal license. They still however run a Kashi Shoe store inside Phuentsholing.
Custom officials said an informer tipped them about a bus, which is used [... Read More]