Friday , April 29 2016
  • Discrepancy deprives LG leaders of PF

    No PF deductions were made from the salaries of gups, mangmis and tshogpas
    Entitlement: A major discrepancy in the financial system has deprived most of the incumbent local government (LG) members of their retirement benefits.

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Latest News

Famous Yongla gets sertog

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Heritage: In commemoration of the naming ceremony of HRH The Gyalsey, the dzongkhag administration and dratshang installed a serthog at the Yongla Gonpa in Pemagatshel on April 16.

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Aircraft windshield cracked, nose punctured

Full damage assessment to be carried out in Paro

Aviation: The national airline’s Airbus A319 that was damaged by a freak hailstorm over Guwahati on April 16 was in no real danger despite the extent of damages sustained.

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Chopper helps school start early

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Luana: For the first time in its history, the Lunana primary school will start their academic session two months early. Usually the school starts only in the third week of June because Lunana remains inaccessible due to snow.

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Work on Dagapela-Dalbari road to resume soon

MTR: Works on the Dagapela-Dalbari secondary national highway in Dagana will resume soon, the Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay has assured, following concerns raised during the midterm review of Dagana last week.

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Woman dies in truck accident

Accident: A woman was killed on the spot when the truck she was travelling in went off the road and fell 60m below the road on April 17 at Broksar in Saling gewog, Mongar.

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His Majesty The King’s address

If is most auspicious for all of us to have gathered here today to observe the sacred occasion of Zhabdrung Kuchoe at Pungtang Dewachenpoi Phodrang, the principal seat of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel.

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My Country, My Town

  • Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
    Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
  • A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
    A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
  • Goenpa guard dogs: Feed this trio some tidbits before setting foot on these sacred premises. Photo by Ten Dorji, Barshong PS, Trashigang
  • Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai