English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Bhutan Toilet Org creating sensible toilet culture

Poor condition of public toilets in the country has been a topic for discourse among people- most often, informally. But now such a scenario is changing for the better. Bhutan Toilet Organisation (BTO), one of Bhutan’s first non-profit organisations, has committed towards building a sensible toilet culture in the country.

People of Tsaenkhar, Jarey gewogs want Autsho BHU to be upgraded

Austsho Basic Health Unit (BHU) is grade I. The people of Tsaenkhar and Jarey gewogs would like to see it upgraded to grade II.

Thongsa cotton weaving group gets thread processing machines

Thongsa Kamthangma Detshen or Thongsa cotton weaving group in Chongshing Gewog, Pema Gatshel is happy that they no longer have to process cotton threads manually which is tedious.

Making altar, an alternate source of income for Kengkhar farmers

Other than agricultural works, people of Tongla Goenpa in Kengkhar Gewog, Monggar are also engaged in altar (Choesham) making business. Today, business has become lucrative. Thanks to Tarayana Foundation which helped the altar makers to work in group in 2011, to enhance the art in the locality.

60 students from Dagana to play for National football tournament

Sixty students from six schools in Dagana were selected to represent the dzongkhag at the National football tournament which will be held during the winter vacation.

Minjey Gewog requests PM to upgrade their school to central school

Villagers of Minjey Gewog in Lhuentse requested the Prime Minister to upgrade the Minjey Middle Secondary School to a central school. The proposal was put up during the meeting with the Prime Minister yesterday.

Man gets 6 years imprisonment for illicit trafficking of drugs

Chhukha District Court sentenced a 23-year-old man from Trashigang to six years imprisonment for illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

Dagana BHU faces space crunch

Lack of spacious space in the community health care unit of Dagana BHU Grade 1 has affected providing quality health care to the people. However, this will not be the case by the end of this financial year 2017-18 since a two-storied community health unit building will be complete.

BAF International Style Compound Archery Competition ends

Tandin Dorji is now crowned as the best archer in the two-day BAF International Style Compound Archery Competition held in the capital. Yangphel organised the competition for the very first time with the motive to find the best archers in compound archery.

Royal Bhutan Army win Departmental Basketball Championship

The team Royal Bhutan Army won this year’s Departmental Basketball Championship. They defeated team from Bhutan Olympic Committee (BOC) in the finals played yesterday.

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