English | Dzongkha Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Digital literacy programme for Trongsa residents

Sangay Tashi, a curator at the Taa Dzong Museum in Trongsa, posts pictures, videos, and information online to promote the Museum. But since recently, he has been careful with his online activities. Having attended a digital literacy programme recently, he is more aware of the risks involved.

A Milk Processing Unit to the rescue of farmers – Tokari in P/Gatshel

For farmers, enterprises such as milk processing units have not only become a primary source of income, but also empower them. Like elsewhere, Tokari Gonor Detshen at Tokari in Nanong Gewog of Pema Gatshel is also a proud enterprise today. Just about a year old, the group is already a successful venture.

Paralegals can continue to represent their employing institutions in court

Paralegals can continue to represent their employing institutions in the courts. The decision was arrived at after the representatives of a group of legal practitioners approached the Chief Justice today. In August, upon the Bar Council’s request, the Supreme Court announced that only Jabmi certificate holders could represent a client in a court. 

Leopard attacks and kills a dog in Jangbi- Trongsa

People of Wangling in Langthil Gewog of Trongsa are living in fear after another leopard attack last week. This time, the victim was a dog. It succumbed to the injuries last Wednesday. Park officials are still patrolling the area for the cat after two men in Jangbi were mauled inside the house last month.

Kelme Bhutan Women’s National Football League- weekends update

In the ongoing Kelme Bhutan Women’s National Football League, Sunrise Women’s FC humbled Yangchenphug Women’s FC 7-0 yesterday. The match was played at the Changlimithang stadium.

Body fished out of river

The body of a three-year-old boy was fished out of the Wangchhu river in Thimphu at around 12 PM today. According to the Police, the body was discovered near Pelkhil School and has been handed over to the mother. The police are investigating the case.

Second dose for children aged 12-17 to begin from 26th October

The health ministry will roll out the vaccination drive for children who are yet to receive the second dose of COVID vaccines from Tuesday. It constitutes about 45,000 children between the ages of 12-17 years in 15 districts.

New vegetable shed needed in Damphu town

The vegetable vendors of Damphu town in Tsirang say there is a need for a new vegetable shed. At present, most of the vendors are not able to display all their vegetables as the shed is small, cramped and more than a decade old.

Snooker halls open after seven months in Samtse

Much to the relief of snooker owners in Samtse, the restriction on operating snooker in the district has been lifted. While the restriction on all sporting activities was lifted last month, snooker and gym in Samtse continued to remain closed considering the high risk of transmission of the virus from these areas.

Wobthang Organic Wonders Project yet to make it big in the market

The Wobthang Organic Wonders Project in Tang Gewog of Bumthang made headlines when a vast chunk of fallow land was transformed into arable farmland last year amid the food security threat the pandemic triggered in the country. The vegetable farm also caught attention, as the former Opposition Leader, Dr Pema Gyamtsho initiated the project upon his resignation from politics. So, how is the farm faring a year on after its establishment?

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