Latest News for: Thimphu transport


Raven FC qualifies for 2023 BPL besides BFF Academy, Namlha FC, and Tensung�FC

Kuensel 03 Jun 2023
With this draw, Thimphu Raven FC secured nine points in the qualifier ... The top four teams from the qualifier, including Thimphu Raven FC, BFF Academy,�Namlha FC, and Tensung FC, will now join the ranks of Paro FC, Thimphu City FC, Druk Lhayul FC, RTC FC, Transport United FC, and Ugyen Academy FC in the highly�anticipated 2023 BPL.

Accident claims lives of a mother and her child

Kuensel 31 May 2023
The vehicle which was carrying four people, including the driver, was transporting vegetables from Dagana to Thimphu ... According to the police inquiry, there were five vehicles transporting vegetables from Dagana to Thimphu during the time of the accident.

MoU to enhance aviation safety

Kuensel 20 May 2023
MoIT Secretary Phuntsho Tobgay and Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Transport in Singapore Yee Ping Yi signed the agreement in Thimphu marking an important milestone in the bilateral relationship between the two countries.

Olakha workshop owners await infrastructure revamp

Kuensel 18 May 2023
Budget constraint and Thimphu Structural Plan review slow progress ... “I was hoping for including redevelopment of the workshop area in the next budget, but we received a notice from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport to hold any developmental activity within the thromde during the Thimphu Structure Plan review.” .

A weekend thought

Kuensel 29 Apr 2023
Cost of transportation is the main driver of inflation ... There may not be electric trucks to transport goods from Phuentsholing to Thimphu or sand from the Sha region to Thimphu, but replacing 50 percent of the vehicles on the capital city’s roads with EV would be a huge achievement, if not another feather in the cap for carbon neutral Bhutan.

BPL Qualifiers 2023 to feature four new squads

Kuensel 28 Apr 2023
On April 30, Tensung FC will face Namlha FC, and Thimphu Raven FC will play against BFF Academy. The top four teams of the qualifier will face Paro FC, Thimphu City FC, Druk Lhayul FC, RTC FC, Transport United FC, and Ugyen Academy FC in the 2023 BPL.

Mixed feelings among voters as they go to the polls

Kuensel 19 Apr 2023
His relatives came from Thimphu a few days ago to take part in the election. The public transport service to Lhamoidzingkha, which is usually empty, has been running at full capacity with many coming for the election ... An employee of a State Owned Enterprise in Thimphu said that he couldn’t go to his village to vote as it was expensive.

Bangladesh to allow Bhutan access to its ports for trade

Reuters 23 Mar 2023
Bhutan's Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Loknath Sharma said the agreement was expected to help reduce the cost of transportation. Sanjeev Mehta, a professor of economics at the Royal Thimphu College in the Bhutanese capital, said the agreement "will reduce Bhutan's dependence on India for transit to a certain extent".

Commuters complain of lengthy routines at check posts

Kuensel 10 Mar 2023
As Bhutan looks to be not only self-sufficient but also an economically strong nation, the focus is being placed on improving transport networks. Bhutan Transport 2040 lays out a detailed plan ... The transport system in the country, especially, surface transport, is beset with myriad hiccups.

Dragon Boys to play in the Three Nations Cup 2023

Kuensel 07 Mar 2023
Without international match for more than three years. Thinley Namgay ... Midfielder Orgyen Wangchuk Tshering said, ... We have a young squad this time ... We’re very excited.” ... Transport United FC are the new Dragons. Thimphu City FC’s Karma Shedrup Tshering and Tenzin Thinley, Transport’s Hari Gurung, Kinga Wangchuck and Jigdrel Wangchuk are out of the team ... .

Civil aviation and surface  transport sector in 2022

Kuensel 25 Feb 2023
TransportDespite inconveniences caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the transport sector saw significant changes in the Tiger Year. An electric year for the surface transport sector ... The Electric Vehicle Road Map 2035 specifies the target and complies with the Low Emission Development Strategy for Surface Transport (2021-2050) policy.

Weekly markets: vibrant centres for informal economy and indicators of urbanisation

Kuensel 13 Feb 2023
Mendrelgang is a gewog under Tsirang. Its old name was Lamidara ... CFM, Thimphu ... Thimphu started a vegetable shop in front of Tashichhodzong gate, which was later shifted to the present day Centenary Farmers Market (CFM) ... A few years back a person from Gelephu was looking for a lift to Thimphu on a Thursday as he missed all the public transport.

More CCTV cameras needed to deter crimes

Kuensel 06 Feb 2023
Thimphu city has 135 CCTV cameras ... Thimphu city is witnessing an increase in criminal activities in the last two years ... Police officials say that the relevant stakeholders such as Thimphu Thromde and the surface transport department should support the police in the procurement of additional CCTV cameras.

Double ticketing and excess passengers in public transport continues

Kuensel 20 Jan 2023
Public transport services carrying extra passengers due to double passengers having the same ticket number is one of the many inconveniences. Is this happening because of a lack of monitoring by the Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA)?. Sangeeta Biswa, a passenger who travelled on Sernya Transport bus between Gelephu and Thimphu said.

ACC investigates banks and thromde officials for possible collusion

Kuensel 14 Jan 2023
However, Kuensel learnt the thromde officials in Thimphu and Phuentsholing and an official from Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) were already questioned to find out how the businessman managed to mortgage his same land multiple times with financial institutions and fraudulent registration of vehicles.

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