English | Dzongkha Saturday, September 21, 2019

HC upholds District Court’s judgement in favour of BoB employee

The High Court(HC) upheld the Thimphu District Court’s judgement asking Bank of Bhutan (BoB) to reinstate one of its employees and pay a compensation of Nu 22,500. The judgment was passed on September 17.

Local designers exhibit their products after a training

To promote Bhutanese cultural sustainability by integrating traditional weaving, embroidery, and tailoring skills with contemporary product development and design, the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) organised three months long training for local designers. The designers showcased their products at the RTA gallery yesterday. Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck graced the event.

Bhutan lost 10-1 to Yemen in AFC U-16

Bhutan lost their opening match of the AFC U-16 Championship 2020 Qualifiers as they were beaten 10-1 by Yemen today.

Gelegphu Thromde to investigate subletting of plots at the new ISC

Subleasing plots at the new Industrial Service Centre (ISC) in Gelegphu by some plot owners, who had already acquired plots in the area, was pointed out during the 4th round of plot distribution recently.

Local Govt. in SJ sceptical of taking over GC roads from DoR

The Local Government (LG) in Samdrup Jongkhar is sceptical of taking over the gewog centre (GC) roads from the Department of Roads (DoR). Local leaders said the district lacks the expertise to look after the GC roads. The issue was discussed at the Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) yesterday.  

Medium-scale wool processing centre in Merag benefits the community

For the women of Merag in Trashigang, processing wool is now no longer laborious as it used to be. This is because of a community-based medium-scale wool processing centre, which was set up in July this year. 

Wangchhu water security index system and report launched

The Wangchhu water security index system and Wangchhu index report for 2017 are launched at the regional project completion workshop in Thimphu today. The projects were part of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) project on ‘Strengthening Integrated Water Resource Management in Mountainous River Basins.’

Broiler farming in Samdrupchhoeling proves lucrative

The broiler farming in Samdrupchhoeling Dungkhag in Samdrup Jongkhar is proving to be a lucrative business since it was introduced in 2015. Besides improving the livelihoods of the farmers, it has helped to cut down the import of chicken from India.

Dead body found in Wangchhu

Thimphu police found a dead body of a 16-year-old girl in Wangchhu at Ramtokto at around 12 noon today. The deceased was a class eight student in Thimphu.

Hotline number for patients to share their grievances

The health ministry launched a hotline number for patients to share their grievances, coinciding with the first-ever World Patient Safety Day in Tsirang today. September 17 has been endorsed as World Patient Safety Day by the 72nd World Health Assembly in May this year.

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