Date archive forApril, 2012
By The Bhutanese On Saturday, April 14th, 2012

From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Agriculture hampered by cadastral survey        Villagers in Orong gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar are having a difficult time with the cadastral resurvey because they are already late with their agricultural works. More...

By Sonam Choki On Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Second science and technology exhibition starts today

The second science and technology exhibition will have all the higher secondary and middle secondary schools from across the nation  participating today. According to the Principal curriculum officer of the science More...

By Kuenzang Choden On Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Toxin in kharang and ara possibly related to liver diseases

While reports indicate that aflotoxin can directly cause liver cancer, more studies need to be conducted to confirm that the chronic liver diseases in Bhutan are caused by the toxin. Maize products like ara (alcohol) More...

By Tashi Deki On Saturday, April 14th, 2012
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The boy who was sold for 27 CGI sheets

Twenty-seven second – hand CGI sheets, 50 kilograms of rice, three bed sheets, one school bag and a Tiffin-box. This was the cost of 14-year-old Sunil Limbu from Tendruk gewog, Samtse whose mother  allowed 40-year More...

By Ugyen Dorji On Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Army planning to get rid of orderly system, Goongloen says it will take time

The orderly system in Bhutan was a topic much discussed after an officer at Paro manhandled and beat up his orderly. The Bhutanese which received a call from the orderlies to highlight their problems talked to the More...

By Minjur Dorji On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Bhutan faces domestic credit crisis as banks freeze loans

Financial Institutions say they may not be able to issue any new loans for months and even years under RMA’s latest liquidity or borrowing restrictions. This comes in the backdrop of the already existing housing More...

By Minjur Dorji On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Indian ambassador assures government of GoI’s support during rupee crisis

The Indian ambassador to Bhutan, Pavan K Varma, said that the Government of India (GoI) will standby Bhutan to help tide over the rupee crisis. This, the Indian ambassador highlighted in an interview with The Bhutanese. The More...

By Tashi Wangmo On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Education City Project bid ratified by Cabinet

Bhutan’s Education City Project, an ambitious scheme incepted two years back is finally moving forward with the project bid further ratified by the Cabinet as per the Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) More...

By The Bhutanese On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Coronation Cup ends with Phojas and defending champions Mystiques lifting the trophies

Phojas emerged as winners in the Coronation Cup man’s finals played on Sunday against the Wizards. The YDF indoor stadium was crowded with spectators at the finals. Supporters of both the teams sat on the edge More...

By Thinley Wangmo On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Eight years and still waiting

Kanglung township planning has been in the offing for eight years now but it still has not seen the light of day and the community has no access to municipal services whatsoever. The residents are concerned if the More...