02 Aug 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0
Gaydrungs say it is all work and no benefits
It is a cumbersome task that gaydrungs have to carry out in accordance with the responsibility delegated to them in Local Government Rules
25 Jul 2013 | Chador Wangmo | COMMENTS 0
Severe teacher shortage in Dorokha MSS
Dorokha Middle Secondary School (DMSS) in Samtse has been facing a severe shortage of teachers for the last three years.
25 Jul 2013 | Pema Tenzin | COMMENTS 0
Taps continue to run dry in Mongka despite assurances
Mongka is a small village in Udzorong, Trashigang. Every households in the village has a water tap. But, no water flows from the taps.
18 Jul 2013 | KEZANG WANGDI | COMMENTS 0
Double Major degrees face poor job prospects
University graduates with double degree find hard to get employed. Many graduates of 2012 are still looking for a job.
17 Jul 2013 | Khandu Tobgyel | COMMENTS 0
First private materials test lab in Thimphu
A materials testing laboratory, APECS Test House (ATH), in Babesa, Thimphu, is the first of its kind in the country.
14 Jul 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0
Farm roads blocked as the monsoon peaks
Most farm roads in Pemagatshel are blocked following a week of relentless rain, throwing normal life out of gear.
04 Jul 2013 | Khandu Tobgyel | COMMENTS 0
259 graduate from Royal Thimphu College
Chief Advisor of the Interim Government, Chief Justice Sonam Tobgye, awarded certificates to the graduates
04 Jul 2013 | COMMENTS 0
Community of elderly escapes political turmoil
A community of elderly people in Pemagatshel dzongkhag remains least bothered by politicking across the country.
04 Jul 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0
All eyes on Khonmari water project
Despite a technical glitch caused by the caving in of the cover of the main storage tank probably because of a faulty design, the much talked about
27 Jun 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0
Pemagatshel receives (slightly) more postal ballot applications
Going by the information coming out of the villages in Pemagatshel, the general election is likely to see more voter
27 Jun 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0
Japan, Bhutan signed exchange note for grant assistance
Bhutan’s ambassador to Japan, V Namgyel, and Japan’s ambassador to Bhutan, Takeshi Yagi, at Bhutanese Embassy
27 Jun 2013 | Chador Wangmo | COMMENTS 0
Former DPT supporters turn up for PDP meeting in south
The campaign meeting of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Norbugang, Samtse, on 24 June saw an interesting mix of people
21 Jun 2013 | Pema Tenzin | COMMENTS 0
More female addicts break psychological barrier to seek rehab help
Although she needed help, she could not bring herself to seeking a rehab’s help fearing social stigma attached to it.
20 Jun 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0
Truckers and mining company make reluctant compromise
A compromise reached between the mines management and the truckers on June 11 after a row over the office order
14 Jun 2013 | ROSHAN KHATI | COMMENTS 0
Thimphu City to privatises waste collection
Thimphu city will privatise its waste collection, which is expected to be better and more efficient.But the residents will have to pay for it.
14 Jun 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0
Farmer in Pemagatshel sees (small) snail population explosion
Shumarthung village under Zobel gewog collects snails and puts them into a large bowl, but is unsure where to dump
14 Jun 2013 | Rabi C Dahal | COMMENTS 0
Will the replacements turn things around?
Will Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s candidates, who joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), make any difference to the outcome of the general election?
06 Jun 2013 | Administrator | COMMENTS 0
Loden entrepreneur wins global entrepreneurial award
Greener Way,waste management firm started by Karma Yonten
06 Jun 2013 | Chador Wangmo | COMMENTS 0
More than half of houses in Korphu are locked and empty
The villagers of Korphu in Trongsa are slowly leaving their village for towns.
04 Jun 2013 | COMMENTS 0
Taxi drivers offered their wishes and prayers to Her Majesty
Fifty taxi drivers representing the taxi drivers of Bhutan
31 May 2013 | Khandu Tobgyel | COMMENTS 0
Government contemplates handpicking snails in Gyalpozhing
The government says that handpicking could be the most effective method