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21 Aug 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Dog bite cases alarming in Pemagatshel

This year, until July, the dzongkhag hospital saw 53 cases of dog bites.

14 Aug 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Police solves choeten vandalism case, nabs 12 men for negligence

The police have taken into custody 12 men (aged between 34 and 68) from Dagor, including the village tshogpa after one of the men confessed to having committed the crime.

11 Aug 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Hired tractor earns villagers troubles, not money

Since we did not have road, the Gewog Tshogde (GT) in 2009 decided to hire it out for a monthly rent of Nu 6,750

03 Aug 2013 | COMMENTS 0

First sitting of second Parliament elects speaker and deputy speaker

Mongar MP Jigme Zangpo was elected Speaker, and Chhimi Dorji, Deputy Speaker

25 Jul 2013 | Pema Tenzin | COMMENTS 0

Dogs start eating maize in Mongar

Farmers in Tormazhong village in Mongar have another animal to keep away from their crop of maize. And this time, it’s not wild. It’s the dog, man’s best friend

15 Jul 2013 | Palden | COMMENTS 0

Wanduedzong reconstruction yet to begin

One year after Wangdue Dzong was destroyed by fire, reconstruction work at the site is yet to take off.

04 Jul 2013 | Pema Tenzin | COMMENTS 0

Diarrhoea cases increase

Even as the government’s health figures claim 95 percent access to safe sanitation, Bhutan last year saw 64,002 cases of diarrhoea, which claimed three lives

27 Jun 2013 | Staff Reporter | COMMENTS 0

Preserving our culture is top priority: JYT

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa President Jigmi Y Thinley said that the first thing to be done in Trongsa, if elected, is to renovate the century-old Dangla Lhakhang.

16 Jun 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

DPT President in Haa

During the primary round of the elections, the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) performance

16 Jun 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

DPT President meets Taxi drivers

DPT will review and increase salaries of civil servants from the low income groups who currently run taxis to meet their ends.

16 Jun 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 1

DPT President in Paro and Haa

Speaking to about 500 people at Ugyen Dorji Higher Secondary School in Haa on June 14

16 Jun 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0

DPT President cautions those creating disharmony and rifts

There is a limit to everything. Now it is unbearable, especially when there are people trying to distort peace and harmony

31 May 2013 | Chador Wangmo | COMMENTS 0

90 percent recovery of crops affected by the army worm

About 90 percent of crops ravaged by army worms in 14 dzongkhags in recent weeks is recovering

16 May 2013 | Chador Wangmo | COMMENTS 0

Parties struggle to get enough representatives

Political parties in Drukjeygang-Tseza constituency in Dagana are finding it difficult to get representatives

16 May 2013 | Pema Tenzin | COMMENTS 0

Female addicts refuse to seek centre’s help

Although addiction to alcohol and substance abuse are increasing among Bhutanese women


Sherubtse graduates to donate thongdrel of Jamyang to college

The 2012 graduates of Sherubtse College in Kanglung,Trashigang, are preparing a thongdrel

02 May 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Accident in Solozor leaves two dead

A vehicle accident on the night of April 27 on Yurung-Khangma farm road left two dead

25 Apr 2013 | Staff Reporter | COMMENTS 0

RENEW will inaugurate refuge and service centre in Thimphu

RENEW (Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women) will inaugurate its service center

25 Apr 2013 | Pema Tenzin | COMMENTS 0

Few villages voted against the candidate

Although the lone candidate of Trashigang Sonam Kinga won the election with the majority, few villages in the dzongkhag

18 Apr 2013 | Pema Tenzin | COMMENTS 0

We will vote our enemy: say Mongarpas

In the previous National Council Election, people of Mongar say they had voted their kin and relatives

18 Apr 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Mandarin is Gomdar’s gold

Until recently, Gomdarpas used to go to Pemagatshel and other neighbouring places in search of work.

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