English | Dzongkha Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Anthrax outbreak suspected

Livestock officials are suspecting an anthrax outbreak as the cause of the death of 11 cattle in Gongdue Gewog in Monggar.

Accident claims four lives

Four people including one woman were killed in a vehicle accident in Samdrup Jongkhar yesterday.

What’s in a name?

The issue of whether each district should have a Yenlag Thromde (satellite town) cropped up once again during the question hour session in the National Council on Friday.

Bird Flu: More surveillance underway

(Bird flu update) Following the outbreak of bird flu in Changedaphu, popularly known as Kala Bazaar, medicines are being distributed to the people who came in contact with the dead poultry birds and their products. More surveillance is being conducted within three kilometre radius of the area.

One too many?

Bhutan will soon have 11 newspapers. The latest entrant in the market “The Bhutanese” will be launched on February 21.

Another bird flu?

Less than two weeks after the bird flu outbreak in Tshimasham in Chhukha, about 20 chickens have died over the last five days at Changidaphu in Thimphu.

Monks start charity

A group of 19 monks from the Gangtey Shedra have formed a Jamtsey Nyamchung Zabtog Tshogpa to help the patients at the national referral hospital in Thimphu.

Dagana Dzongda appointed

His Majesty the King has appointed the Phuentsholing Dungpa Tenzin Thinley as the new Dagana Dzongda.

Two accidents, two men killed

Two men were killed in two separate accidents this morning.

Druk Gyalpo’s Relief fund bill passed unanimously

The National Assembly members unanimously passed the Druk Gyalpo’s Relief fund bill today.

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