Of declining Golden Mahseer


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Pema Samdrup, Gelegphu May 12 2016 Department of Livestock under agriculture ministry says the endangered fish species, Golden Mahseer could decline up to 80 percent in the future, if conservation efforts are not initiated. Golden Mahseer, locally known as Sernya, is found in major rivers of Bhutan. The fish population has already declined by 50 […]

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PM back after a successful SDG trip to the UN and EU


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Lyonchhen during the reception hosted by the president of the United States for Leaders of Delegations to the 70th UN General Assembly on 28th September   Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay and the Foreign Minister Lyonpo Damchoe Dorji arrived back in the country yesterday after nearly two week trip to Europe and the United Nations in New […]

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Mamata Banerjee boosts business spirit


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Mamata Banerjee boosts business spirit   Business proposals flew and the contagious enterprising mood got the economic affairs minister approving a proposal on the spot Conclave: More than five business proposals and funding were pitched one after another as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, urged delegates to come up with concrete outcomes from the two hours […]

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First plastic waste road laid in Thimphu


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  The technology will be tested on the road at Pelela where asphalt blacktopping has not worked Entrepreneur: In a move towards building environment friendly roads in Bhutan, a technology that uses plastic waste to blacktop roads has begun. A trial demonstration of the technology was conducted yesterday in Thimphu on a 150 meters stretch […]

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His Majesty grants audience to scouts


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His Majesty the King granted an audience to the scouts participating in the King’s Camp at the National Scouts Centre in Paro, yesterday. The six-day camp began yesterday. His Majesty visited the camps and grounds where the scouts will live, learn new things, and play in the coming days. Besides the campsites, the centre includes […]

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Bhutan bags a gold and silver in bodybuilding


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Bodybuilding: At the 49th Asian bodybuilding championship in Uzbekistan, Sangay Tsheltrim bagged a gold and a silver medal for Bhutan yesterday. He was crowned the Asian Champion in athletic physique, up to 175cms and bagged silver in fitness physiques open category. He is the only male athlete in the championship to win two medals. “One […]

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