Sculpture: Six years ago when Kuenga had accompanied his uncle for a pilgrimage to Kathmandu, Nepal, he had little idea that the trip would make such an impact on his life.
ICT: Biren Sharma and Yogesh Sharma, both students of Peljorling Higher Secondary School (HSS) in Samtse, were declared the winners of the Chiphen Rigpel Digital Champ competition and as a result won full scholarships to pursue their graduate education at the NIIT University in India, yesterday.
SOE: The government would provide a seed money of about Nu 100 million as paid up capital to the Royal Bhutan Lottery Limited to enable it to start the lottery business from the first quarter of 2016.
Infrastructure: Issues related to meeting traditional architectural requirements vis-a-vis contemporary building materials and methods, which seek to minimize building costs, were raised in a panel discussion organized by Helvetas on Tuesday.
Thromde: The Paro thromde issue is now closed as the National Council (NC) will not take up the issue as the House cannot deliberate on it separately.
Harvest: The plummeting potato prices by almost seven times at the auction yard in Phuentsholing this year has come as a big blow to farmers, with some varieties even failing to meet the transportation costs.
Crime: Samdrupjongkhar police on October 26 arrested a 78-year-old man from Dewathang after his 75-year-old wife complained about him harassing her and her mother under the influence of alcohol and for locking them inside the house every day.