English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

BAFRA comes up with model meat shop to improve safety standards

Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances is a concern to many. Towards ensuring food safety in the country, Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) initiated its first-ever model meat shop in Thimphu, yesterday.

Je Khenpo consecrates Jangchub Chorten in Dewathang

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated Jangchub Chorten in Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar today.

Photo exhibition in honour of Fourth Druk Gyalpo opens at RTA

A photo exhibition, in honour of the fourth Druk Gyalpo, opened at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu, today. The exhibition features a candid portraiture of over 5,000 Bhutanese from different walks of life sharing a same Tashi Khadar blessed by His Holiness the Je Khenpo

China U16 hands Bhutan U16 a crushing defeat

The Bhutanese under-16 cricket team lost its first game against China in the Asian Cricket Council under-16 Eastern Region Cup, which began, today. Bhutan suffered a crushing 61 runs defeat, making the chances of entering the semifinals grim.

PM underlines on ensuring accountability in gewogs

Meeting with people of five gewogs (Barp, Lingmukha, Shelnga-Bjemi, Talog and Guma) in Punakha recently, Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay urged them to participate in the decision-making process in their gewogs to ensure accountability- which is a key to successful implementation of any development projects.

Bus Information System for city bus users

Henceforth, passengers availing themselves of the city bus service need not have to worry about the arrival timings of the buses in their respective locations.

Monggar hospital conducts mock drill on earthquake preparedness

Having organised a daylong earthquake preparedness drill in Monggar Regional Referral Hospital recently, the hospital management feels they are now more prepared if they are struck by an earthquake or other natural disasters.

Entrepreneurship training for youth in Trongsa

To imbibe an entrepreneurial mindset among youth and address unemployment issues, and to perk up the local economy, a two-week long Entrepreneurship Training Programme for out-of-school-youth is underway in Trongsa.

Norgaygang’s vegetable market shed abuzz with economic activities

The vegetable market shed in Norgaygang Gewog, Samtse, which remained un-utilised for over a year is now bustling with commercial activities.

His Majesty The King addresses closing of 10th Session of Second Parliament

Addressing the parliament at the closing of the 10th Session of the Second Parliament on Friday, His Majesty The King reminded the parliament of its scared duties.

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