English | Dzongkha Monday, October 21, 2019

Six students from Loselling MSS to represent Bhutan in robotics competition at Dubai

Six students along with a mentor from Loselling Middle Secondary School and two technical advisors from FabLab Bhutan will represent the country in a robotics competition, “First Global Challenge 2019”, to be held in Dubai this month.

Of pledges, promises and hopes of getting gridline electricity

Gongkha village is one of the remotest communities in Samtse District. Gongkha and two other villages in Norgaygang Gewog are still without gridline electricity. People in these villages remain hopeful but their will is shattered every night when they see light in the village just across the river.

EU plans to contribute towards the development of agriculture sector and decentralization process in the country

The European Union (EU) plans to focus on contributing towards the development of agriculture sector and strengthening decentralization process in Bhutan. This was shared by the new EU Ambassador, Ugo Astuto in an exclusive interview with BBS.

Tigerscapes; hope for tigers away from human settlement

While poaching of wild animals for commercial and wildlife trafficking is not a major issue in the country, tigers are said to be killed due to human-wildlife conflicts. According to a lead biologist, killing of tigers due to human-wildlife conflict is increasing due to change in the thoughts of people. 

A couple attacked by a bear at Boegarnang

A 56-year-old man and his 46-year-old wife were attacked by a bear yesterday at Boegarnang under Kawang Gewog in Thimphu.

Govt. asks local leaders to engage in job creation

The government has asked the Gups across the country to initiate and get involved in job creation at the local government level at the two-day Dzongkhag Tshogdu and Gewog Tsogde Chairpersons’ conference, which concluded in Bumthang yesterday.

Rafey-Khoshala bypass opens to traffic

The Rafey-Khoshala bypass in Langthel Gewog of Trongsa is now open to traffic from today. The Works and Human Settlement Minister Dorji Tshering inaugurated the 16.7-kilometre bypass on the Trongsa-Gelegphu highway.

Telemedicine- a healthy habit of using social media

One of the effective ways of using the social media platform today is telemedicine. According to the health ministry, over the times more than 2,500 teleconsultations were carried out in the country which was collected from 35 health facilities identified as Telemedicine sites.

Sarpang DT to write to MoAF to review the farm road construction guidelines

In absence of a farm road in Yuejoog and Rishoong villages of Senggye Gewog in Sarpang, people are migrating to other places the gewog’s gup says.

Wild elephants destroy nursery farm in Sarpang

A herd of wild elephants has destroyed more than an acre of a private nursery farm along Sarpang-Gelegphu highway early this morning. 

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