Date archive forApril 25th, 2012
By Dawa Zangmo On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Cutting down on poll day costs may create confusion at grass roots

If the Election Commission of Bhutan decides to club the poll day for the National Assembly (NA) and National Council (NC) together, it may not bode well for the conduct of free and fair elections, say some critics. The More...

By Dawa Zangmo On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Budget constraints lead to farm road spill over

On 8 Feb the construction of a 175-km long farm road began in Ngedrupchu village under Chuba gewog, Punakha. It is expected to benefit 50 households of the village who otherwise had to walk two to three hours to More...

By Sonam Choden On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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National Speaker talks on democracy

On 3 April, the National Speaker, Jigme Tshultim gave a speech on the workings of a democracy and how laws  have been implemented and enacted so far. The meeting was held at the Dzongkhag Tshogdu hall at Damphu, More...

By Tashi Deki On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Bridge needed for villagers

About 206 toilets have been built for every household in Goshing gewog since the start of the 10th Five Year Plan. Besides this, electricity poles were also fixed in the gewog. However, despite these developmental More...

By Yeshey Tshewang On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Training Tshogpas on local governance

The Tshogpas from Wangchang, Lungnyi  Hungrel, and Shapa will gather at the gewog conference hall in Wangchang geog today for a discussion with the Department of Local Governance (DoLG). They will be joined by More...

By Sonam Choki On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Preparing schools for disasters

    Currently, 36 participants from 31 schools across Lhuentse are attending a six-day workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Response for Safe School, organized by the Department of Disaster Management More...

By Kuenzang Choden On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Projects identified for vulnerable communities but feasibility questionable

Most developing countries and least developed countries (LDCs) are in favor of financial mechanisms which pay them for conserving the environment while developed countries are held responsible for having developed More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Ex-monk impersonating Druk Air official arrested

A 32-year old ex-monk from Haa who impersonated a Druk Air official was arrested for conning a 35- year old woman on April 20. According to the victim’s statement, she knew the suspect through talking with him More...

By Tashi Wangmo On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Three principals appointed as Dungpas

Karma Dhendup,    Sonam Dorji,   Jamyang Cheda Yesterday in Thimphu, three principals were officially appointed as Dungpas of various Dungkhags . Sonam Dorji, 43, Karma Dhendup, 43, , and Jamyang Cheda, 42 More...

By Tashi Deki On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
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Sarpang observes World Malaria Day

  The fifth World Malaria Day with the theme “Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria” will be observed today in Norbuling under Sershong gewog, Sarpang. About 436 malaria cases were  reported across More...