Election: Wanting to set an example and to inspire others, Sonam Choden from Zobel gewog has decided to re-contest in the upcoming local government election. She will be contesting for the same post.Read More »
Wildlife: The white-bellied heron (Ardea insignis) was sighted for the first time in eastern Bhutan from Jamkhardrang in Trashiyangtse on April 18.Read More »
Farming: Potato once was a cash-minting crop for farmers of Kheri in Trashigang. Lack of water compelled the farmers to give up growing the tuber for last few years.Read More »
Accident: A 35-year old man and his nine-year old daughter died after the bolero pick up truck they were travelling in veered off the road at Rabuna on the Wangdue-Trongsa highway on April 30. Four others travelling in the same vehicle were also injured.Read More »
MTR: Despite the mounting issue of waste management, Thimphu thromde boasts of a well-managed solid waste disposal facility.
The amount of waste reduced, reused and recycled stands at 240 metric tonnes (MT) a month against the target of 36MT a month.Read More »
Politics: Among the many issues the Opposition Leader (Dr) Pema Gyamtsho highlighted during his meeting with the people of Gelephu yesterday, the negative impact of signing the Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal (BBIN) transportation agreement tops the list.Read More »
Tshogde: Norzin lam will be closed for vehicular traffic on the first Sunday of every month starting June this year.
This was one of the resolutions of the Thimphu Thromde Tshogde, which was held yesterday.Read More »
Rules: Livestock rules and regulations of 2008 are out dated and need urgent revision, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials say.Read More »
The ECB says 4,785 voters have registered for the test nationwide
LG: Aspiring local leaders from across the country will appear for the mandatory functional literacy and possession of skills test (FLT) today.Read More »
Publication: Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority’s (BICMA) endorsement of the New Rules for Publication sparked debate among the bookstore owners in Thimphu.Read More »