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1,184 vote at facilitation booths in Tsirang

After the facilitation booth close, electoral officials mobolise equipment to train polling and presiding officers at Melanthang in Tsirang

With at least 1,184 voters of the total 1,388 turning up to vote at the two facilitation booths in Tsirang, election officials claim the turnout was good. At the facilitation booth at Mendrelgang Central School, 151 voters cast their ballots while 1,033 voted at Damphu Central School facilitation booth. Damphu …

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78 percent voter turn out in Chukha and Samtse

A lone woman comes to vote on September 9 evening at the Phuentsholing MSS FB

Of the total 12,651 registered facilitation booth voters in Chukha, 9,962 people cast their votes at the four facilitation booths and one mobile booth across Chukha from September 7 to September 9. The dzongkhag recorded a 78.7 percent turnout. Of the total who voted, 5,154 are women and 4,808 men. …

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83.4 percent voter turnout in Pemagatshel

Postal ballot facilitation booths in Pemagatshel that remained open for three days from September 7 to 9 saw a voter turnout of 83.4 percent. The three polling booths saw 2,075 of the total 2,492 registered voters cast their ballots. There were 943 male and 1,132 female voters in all. The …

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Three die in accident

Two Bhutanese and a non-Bhutanese succumbed to injuries after the Indian registered vehicle they were travelling in fell 400 metres off the road at the 3.5km point on the Phuentsholing-Thimphu highway. The incident occurred at 8:30pm on September 9. The two Bhutanese, a man and a woman died at the …

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Picture story

Hundreds of devotees and students received blessings from a sacred relic of Zhabdrung Khamsum Zilnon and the monks of Choetse Rabdey when they moved to its winter residence in Trongsa from summer residence in Bumthang yesterday. The monks will spend eight months in Trongsa

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