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HRH Prince Jigyel elected IOC Member

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck was appointed to be a member of the International Olympic Committee, at the 133rd Session of the International Olympic Committee held on the 9th of October in Buenos Aires. The session, held ahead of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires this month, …

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DPT has upper hand in Mongar while DNT sees chance in 1 seat

As the results of the Primary Round of National Assembly Election 2018 show, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) has an outright majority in the two constituencies; Dramedtse-Ngatshang and Kengkhar-Weringla, in Mongar. Even the combined votes of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Bhutan Kuen-Nyam party (BKP), cannot beat …

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Understanding why DPT is so strong in Pemagatshel

As the Primary Round of National Assembly Election 2018 results show, it is Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) that has an outright or absolute majority in all the three constituencies in Pemagatshel. It seems not even the combination of two or more political parties can beat DPT’s landslide victory numbers. DPT …

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DNT and PDP in Punakha

Lingmukha-Toedwang constituency under Punakha saw a high voter turnout of 5,123 voters out of the total of 6,934 registered voters. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) spokesperson, Tandin Dorji, won after securing a total of 1,985 votes (1,381 EVM + 604), followed by Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) Sonam Wangyel who secured a …

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DPT sweeps Pemagatshel & Trashiyangtse

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) bagged the highest votes from all the three constituencies; Nanong-Shumar, Nanglam and Khar-Yurung, in Pemagatshel. Similarly, DPT won from both the constituencies; Boomdeling-Jamkhar and Khamdang-Ramjar, in Trashiyangtse. From Nanong- Shumar, DPT secured total of 3,561 votes (1,728 EVM + 1,888 PB). Likewise, DNT secured 1,513 votes …

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Trashigang votes for DPT

The majority of the people in Trashigang have voted for Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT). DPT won in all the five constituencies in the dzongkhag . From Bartsham Shongphu constituency, DPT secured a total of 3,377 votes (1,653 EVM +1,724 PB). While Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) got a total of 2,404 …

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Day 21 for roadblock at Ossey

A roadblock at Ossey, 27 kms from Gelephu towards Zhemgang is still not cleared for traffic. The road has been blocked for 21 days. Some seven years before the bottom about 800 meters below the alignment started sliding. C.B Mongar, Chief Engineer of Sarpang, DoR said that, the slide encroached …

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