BUSINESS

Incumbent wins from Bumthang

Bumthang has voted in favour of its incumbent NC member, Nima, from Gamling, Tang gewog. He secured 3,513 votes (2,551 EVM votes and 962 Postal Ballot votes).  Kencho Tshering was able to draw in 2,419 votes. Nima said that people of the four gewogs in Bumthang have entrusted him with …

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Tsirang elects an entrepreneur

With a total of 2,825 votes, Dhan Kumar Sunwar won the Third Parliamentary Election for National Council from Tsirang. Of the 2,825 votes, 450 votes were secured through the Postal Ballot and 2,375 votes through EVM. The 31-year-old graduated in 2013 from Gaeddu College of Business Studies with a Bachelor’s …

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Gasa elects Dorji Khandu

Dorji Khandu from Laya, Gasa won the Third Parliamentary Election to National Council after securing 547 of which 532 votes came through EVM and 15 votes via the Postal Ballot. The result was officially declared on April 20. The two other NC candidates from Gasa, Phurb Dorji secured 528 votes …

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Samtse elects former teacher

With 6,243 votes, Tirtha Man Rai, 31, was elected from Samtse for the third parliamentary NC election. Of the 6,243 votes, 5,277 was secured through EVM while 966 votes through postal ballot. The elected candidate is a former teacher who graduated from Samtse College of Education with Bachelor’s degree in …

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The six earnest candidates of Paro

Ugyen Dorji Ugyen Dorji, 39, from Geptay, Wangchang gewog worked as an officer in Tala Hydroelectric Project Authority and has also worked as a contractor. He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering. He said, “We, being a Bhutanese, need to have common thoughts …

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Three new faces in Gasa for final race

Dorji Khandu Dorji Khandu, is a recipient of the Trongsa Penlop Scholarship, holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from Thailand. He also is a recipient of South Asia Foundation Scholarship and holds a Master of Engineering and Management from Sri Lanka. He has worked as a RJ (Dzongkha) with Kuzoo …

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Kabesa tiger tests negative for distemper but still not normal

According to the National Conservation Division (NCD)’s senior forest official, Ugyen Penjor, the Royal Bengal Tiger that was rescued from Kabesa, Thimphu is being observed and shall be released in the wild.  The tiger is currently being kept at the Rescue Centre, Taba. NCD is providing every care to ensure …

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Tiger in Kabesa rescued by foresters

A Royal Bengal Tiger was spotted by residents of the Yangphel Real Estate while going to their offices on the morning of 21st March. The tiger, at the outset, speculated to be an old displaced male, was later identified as a female who was also captured in remote cameras at …

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3 new vegetable markets to open in Thimphu

Thimphu Thromde is gearing up to open three vegetable markets in Olakha, Changbangdhu and Hejo before July this year. Thimphu Thrompon Kinlay Dorjee said, “Thromde is constructing three more vegetable markets at Hejo Samteling neighborhood node, Olakha neighborhood node and Changbangdhu in order to facilitate people to get vegetables and …

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