English | Dzongkha Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Thimphu Thromde to have better communal infrastructure by mid-year

Most places in Thimphu will have better public infrastructure from the mid of this year. Thromde officials said going by the progress of current construction works, they will not have to race against the clock to finish the work.

Changjiji Bus Information System proves useful

The Bus Information System at Changjiji, the only one in Thimphu, is proving useful for the residents who rely on city bus services for daily commute between their home and work place.

New parking lot key to easing traffic in Trashigang town

From next month, Trashigang town will have a new parking lot that is expected to address traffic congestion in the town.

His Holiness administers ‘Wang’ on final day of Guru Drakmar Drupchen

A week-long Guru Drakmar Drupchen at Namdroeling Goenzin Dratshang in Lhuentse ended today. His Holiness the Je Khenpo administered Nguldrup Lawang-blessing to the devotees gathered at the spiritual event.

A laptop each for every teacher by 12th FYP end

The education ministry plans to provide every teacher in the country a laptop each by the end of 12th Five Year Plan. This was decided at the recent Sherig Conference held at Sonamthang Central School in Panbang, Zhemgang.

Economic Affairs Minister meets with business community of Wangdue

The business community of Wangdue Phodrang shared concerns about high price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and yearly increase of Business Income Tax (BIT) to the Economic Affairs Minister, Lekey Dorji yesterday.

Three more colleges accredited

Three more colleges has joined the list of accredited institutes in the country. Sherubtse College, Jigme Namgyel Engineering College (JNEC) and College of Science and Technology (CST) were awarded certificates of accreditation by the education ministry yesterday.

Formula feeding linked to childhood obesity

Working mothers are often forced to feed their babies formula milk. But research shows it would be worthwhile to give a second thought before doing so.

Close to 600 drug related arrests in Thimphu last year

Thimphu police have made 596 drug related arrests last year, the highest in two years.

One of the two BCSE candidates who tested positive for drug cleared on medical grounds

Two BSCE selected candidates tested positive during the mandatory pre-employment drug test for recruitment into civil service conducted last month. Of the two, the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) has reconsidered one on medical grounds.

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