Samtse–P/ling highway to open to traffic mid-March

Come mid-March, commuters traveling from Phuentsholing to Samtse and vice versa need not have to fret about having to use the routes along the Indian highways anymore to reach these places. The works on the Amochhu bridge, connecting Samtse and Phuentsholing, are nearing completion and the bridge will be open to traffic by mid-March this […]

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Artificial turf in Sherubtse to be ready by February  

Football enthusiasts in Kanglung and Trashigang can play on a better field with the artificial turf at Sherubtse College nearing completion in February. This would be a drastic improvement from the dust bowl that the football ground is right now particularly during dry, windy days and muddy monsoon. One of the most popular football competitions […]

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Two new booths to be introduced to maximize postal voters

In a bid to facilitate a maximum number of postal voters and to simplify the postal ballot process, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is coming up with postal ballot polling booth and mobile polling booth for the first time in the upcoming National Council elections this year. Postal ballot polling, aka the facilitation booth, […]

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Govt. asks ACC probe in fiscal incentive case 

  The government has asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for probe in a conflict-of-interest case on Thursday involving former works and human settlement minister Yeshey Zimba in relation to fiscal incentives that the previous government (Druk Phuensum Tshogpa) had granted. According to the press release issued from the Prime Minister’s Office yesterday, the present government […]

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Tendruk- Norgaygang GC road behind schedule

The blacktopping work on gewog connectivity (GC) road from Tendruk to Norgaygang (Bara) gewog in Samtse is behind schedule by almost around two years, despite the work being scheduled for completion in April 2016. The 19-km GC road blacktopping started in 2016. A private construction company, Somson Company Private Limited, is still working on the […]

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