Ugyen Dorji

Track events in Olympic style and standards

Students from 20 dzongkhags broke grounds for the synthetic track located in the previous Yangchenphug football ground. 151 girls and 153 boys from high schools across the nation took part in the event. Jamyang Tenzin of Lhuentse Higher Secondary School was the man of the hour (‘minutes’ in this case) …

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Meeting for hydropower joint-venture a success

In a meeting held on last week with an Indian delegation, Chamkhar Chu, Kholong Chu, Bunakha and Wang Chu projects were accepted by the Indian delegation to be included under the joint venture project. The Bhutanese delegation was lead by the secretary of the economic affairs, Sonam Tshering for to …

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Road bill under land pressure

Much like the pot-hole plagued roads in the country, discussions on the road bill was a bumpy session, the bump in question being the discussions on the rights of owners and occupiers of adjoining land. Many MPs and Ministers had their views and thoughts on the section which talked about …

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Showroom employees pray for more customers

Most employees in vehicle showrooms have been in fear since the Rupee crunch that their jobs are treading the thin line. With sales still stagnated due to the  wait for a confirmed status on the revised vehicle taxes, and the customers put-on wait for banks to lift the suspension on …

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Lyonchhen visits Wangdue Dzong

  Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley visited the remnants of the Wangduephodrang Dzong not only as the Prime Minister but also as a keen follower of architecture. The Prime Minister while committing once again to rebuild the Dzong also pointed out some architectural flaws and new improvements that can be made …

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Rebuilding Wangduephodrang Dzong the facebook way

By 5.45 pm yesterday, 24,654, members were registered as members in the Facebook page named ‘Citizens Initiative to rebuild Wangduephodrang Dzong’. This initiative received mass support from ordinary citizens after the devastating fire that burnt down Wangduephodrang Dzong on the 25th of June 2012. The Dzong had stood magnificently for …

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