Three initiatives to celebrate the birth of the ‘Nation’s Son’

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Launch: A grand Tendrel Initiative has been planned to celebrate the birth of the Prince, Heir Apparent to the Golden Throne, 400th anniversary of Zhabdrung’s arrival in Bhutan, and the birth year of Guru Rinpochoe in February next year.

Voith wins Nikachhu’s electromechanical work

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Hydro: A German manufacturing company, Voith Hydro Private Limited, will take up the electromechanical works for 118MW Nikachhu project after it secured the bid.

New Austrian resident representative looks to expand links

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Cooperation: Austria will continue to support Bhutan in the 11th Plan and look to enhance socio-economic output in Bhutan, according to the new resident representative of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC).

Three new candidates eye Gelephu thrompon post

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LG: Three new candidates have declared their candidature for the upcoming Gelephu Thrompon election.

Phuentsholing Thrompon candidates yet to file documents

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Update: Tandin Wanchuk, contestant from Phuentsholing Maed, who lost to the former Thrompon Monday, has not filed any complaint yet to returning officer (RO) in Phuentsholing.

Lower the demand for drugs

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Going by reports posted by the police on social media, people are being frequently busted trying to smuggle or traffic drugs.

Drametse elects a new gup

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LG: That a gup plays an important role in the local government was evident from the bye-election in Drametse on Tuesday.

MoLHR certifies BPC linemen for their skills

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Recognition: Forty-six-year-old Tshering Phuntsho is one of the senior transmission and distribution (T&D) lineman with the Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC).

Futsal players receive scholarship to study in India

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Distinction: About 256 Class XII pass students who participated in the 12-day futsal competition will receive scholarships to study at Chandigarh University (CU) in Punjab, Northern India and Holy Grace Academy (HGA) in Kerela.

Pep City champions of the first TCH

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Futsal: In the final game of the open futsal tournament, The Cup of Hope: Together Towards a Better Tomorrow, Pep City defeated team Chithuen Phendhey Association (CPA) 3-2 at the Changjiji mini pitch yesterday.

Seven constituencies, a lone thrompon candidate

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Thromde: A lone woman waited for two hours at the Jigme Losel school yesterday. Near her, three polling officials were munching on tapioca. A policeman stood guarding the voting equipment.