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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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Unravelling Mysteries: Tales Of The Elusive Yeti

As part of the global conversations on environment and conservation, Mountain Echoes literary festival, Bhutan’s distinctive literary, arts and cultural festival, brought together celebrated names from Bhutan, India and across the globe to unravel the reasons behind nature’s greatest obscurities. Each year, hundreds set out in search of the elusive Himalayan Yeti, but …

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Financial inclusion and challenges in 11th FYP

There were 200 gewog banks established in the 11th Five Year Plan (FYP). 13,571 bank accounts have been opened by rural based clients amounting to a total saving of Nu 178 million (mn), which according to the report by the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC)  signifies that the rural communities …

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