2nd edition of Women’s Open Volleyball Championship underway

The 2nd edition of the Women’s Open Volleyball Championship organized by the Bhutan Volleyball Federation (BVF) kicked off at the Changlingmethang National Volleyball Arena starting yesterday. A total of 18 teams from different Dzongkhags are taking part in the championship. The ongoing championship is currently being played in continuous rain as the lack of an […]

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Fifth India-Bhutan Friendship Tennis Tournament on track

The six-day 5th India-Bhutan Friendship Tennis Tournament (IBFTT) began on July 2 and finals would be played tomorrow at the National Tennis Centre, Changlimethang, Thimphu. Tennis lovers can watch the finals that would be broadcasted live on Bhutan Broadcasting Service channel 2 from 9:30 am onwards. Gracing the launch of the event, Ambassador of India […]

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Protecting environment, a shared responsibility: PM

The government initiated plans and programs on mananging waste and on climate change and carbon neutrality during the fiscal year 2018-19, states the State of the Nation report. Presenting the report, Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering said the profound policies articulatedby our Monarchs and conscious efforts over the years to realizing them have ensured that our […]

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Widening work at Yangtse irks commuters

A motor bike tries to escape from the long queue of traffic above Doksum along the Doksum-Trashiyangste highway. Road widening works along the Doksum-Trashiyangste has closed the traffic and driver Sonam Tobgay manages to get through the narrow parallel lane with much difficulty. “There is no use staying for another more in the heat,” he […]

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Govt. outlines plans to curb mass regional tourists

Levying Sustainable Development Fee, either Nu 3,000 for each tourist or Nu 300 per day per tourist, is one of the possible solutions suggested Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tandi Dorji was questioned on the government’s policies and plans to regulate mass regional tourists by Deputy Chairperson of National Council (NC) Jigme Wangchuk during the NC […]

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