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Women’s National League 2023 begins

Kuensel 30 Aug 2023
At the inaugural match on August 28, Transport United Ladies and Gelephu Girls Academy drew 2-2 ... This year’s tournament has six teams, UA Women’s FC, RTC Women’s FC, Samtse Women’s FC, Thimphu Women’s FC, Gelephu Girls Academy, and Transport United Ladies FC ... Thimphu Women’s FC will face Samtse Women’s FC today at Changlimithang Stadium at 6PM. .

Transport United FC leads 2023 BPL

Kuensel 29 Aug 2023
Transport United FC lead the BoB Bhutan Premier League (BPL) as of yesterday with 15 points from five straight wins and four goals ahead of Paro FC, also with 15 points, in goal difference ... Transport’s coach Kinley Dorji attributed the success to their robust training and good team coordination ... Transport’s squad comprises mostly local players.

Women’s National League 2023 to host six clubs

Kuensel 23 Aug 2023
The Bhutan Women’s National League 2023 will commence on August 26 with an opening match between Gelephu Academy Girls and Transport United Ladies FC at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu ... Women’s FC, Thimphu Women’s FC, Gelephu Academy Girls, and Transport United Ladies FC.

City buses to ride on bigger system for efficiency

Kuensel 07 Aug 2023
Yangyel Lhaden. Come September, City Bus Services (CBS) will start their new software called fleet management system (FMS) which is expected to monitor buses efficiently ... “Whenever a customer complains we go and check ... The Fleet Management System is funded by World Bank through Thimphu Thromde’s project called Bhutan Green Transport. .

Bump in the city bus service

Kuensel 03 Aug 2023
Thimphu has become expensive and many live on the outskirts to avoid hefty house rents ... Given the high cost of transport and congestion, affordable and reliable public transport has become crucial in expensive cities like Thimphu ... Ours may be basic public transport like city buses.

Builders resort to black market amid sand shortage

Kuensel 01 Aug 2023
A truckload of sand from Wangdue is sold between Nu 28,000 and Nu 35,000 for 10m3 (cubic metre) in Thimphu ... The remaining trucks must wait until today to transport sand to Thimphu ... A truckload of sand costs Nu 2,828.Transportation from the quarry site to Olakha costs Nu 11,110.

Falling fuel prices versus soaring cost of commodities

Kuensel 01 Aug 2023
A wholesaler based in Thimphu said that whether the fuel prices go down or up, it does not make much difference because transporters stick to the same transportation cost since both parties have drawn a contract.

Namlha FC take on Paro FC in 2023 BPL opening today

Kuensel 19 Jul 2023
Namlha FC from Thimphu will face the three-time ... The top four teams from the 2023 BPL Qualifier, Thimphu Raven FC, BFF Academy, Namlha FC, and Tensung FC will join Paro FC, Thimphu City FC, Druk Lhayul FC, RTC FC, Transport United FC, and Ugyen Academy FC in the competition.

Thimphu to begin pilot test for priority city bus lane

Kuensel 14 Jul 2023
In a bid to reduce road traffic congestion and encourage bus usage, Thimphu will initiate a pilot test for a priority city bus lane starting in August ... The initiative is a collaboration between the City Bus Service Office, Thimphu Thromde, Bhutan Construction and Transport Authority (BCTA), Thimphu Traffic Division, and Royal Bhutan Police (RBP).

Bhutan’s quest for resilience

Kuensel 14 Jul 2023
The damage caused by landslides not only leads to loss of property but also poses risks to human lives and hampers transportation, cutting off communities from essential services. As of yesterday, residents in Thimphu were seen rushing off to fuel depots as they hear highways being blocked by landslides.����.

Draft Thimphu Structural Plan seeks feedback

Kuensel 15 Jun 2023
The draft Thimphu Structure Plan ... Its launch on Virtual Engage (VE) platform comes after the Royal Commission for Urban Development (RCUD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (MoIT) and Thimphu Thromde worked on the Plan for more than nine months.

Young poultry farmers abandon their business

Kuensel 10 Jun 2023
Lhakpa Quendren . Sarpang. A decade ago, the prospect of poultry farming drew many farmers to Sarpang, including Santosh Subba. His ambitions of achievement, however, were shortly dashed ... We are helpless,” he said ... Padam Lal Khatri in Lharing weekly transports 50 to 80 cartons of eggs to Thimphu each week and earns over Nu 25,000 in profit.

Bhutan's Drukyul Literature Festival to returns on ground after 3 years; Geetanjali Shree, Toby Walsh among speakers

Indian Express 08 Jun 2023
... Royal University of Bhutan auditorium in the capital city Thimphu ... Join us from August 4th to 6th, 2023 in Thimphu, where the magic of words will transport you to new realms of imagination,' said Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Gyalyum Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, in a statement.

Two old bridges in Thimphu replaced

Kuensel 07 Jun 2023
The Department of Surface Transport inaugurated two newly-constructed bridges in Khasadrapchu and Begana with a load capacity of 70 metric tonnes (MT), yesterday ... The reconstruction of three other bridges – Diana Kuenphen bridge in Samtse, the Pangrizampa bridge in Thimphu, and the Marungri bridge in Pemagatshel – is underway.

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.

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