English | Dzongkha Saturday, May 30, 2015

The wildlife rescue team rescued a male samba deer from the helipad area in Changjalu in Thimphu, today. Deputy Chief Forest Officer said the deer, about five years old, was found at 7:30 in the morning. The animal was treated for chest injury. A pack of dogs is said to have chased the animal. The deer has been released in a safe area, a few kilometers away from the city.

Department of Forest and Park Services of Ministry of Agriculture and Forests signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Rural Economic Institute of south Korea, yesterday. The signing is for the collaboration in research, institutional and capacity development.

A live musical performance and cultural show was organized to mark the 60th birth anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo at Rangjung in Trashigang. The program was organized on Saturday last week in Rangjung Woesel Choeling monastery. Bhutanese singers and school students performed various cultural programs.

Some 30 business owners and managers were trained on business ethics in Gelephu. The training was to educate and ensure that the business houses conduct business in an ethical and responsible ways for long-term sustainability and achieve economic growth in the country.The training was initiated by the labour and human resources ministry.

A house was razed to the ground at around 11 AM this morning at Kadam Goenpa in Monggar. Except for the three gas cylinders, nothing could be salvaged from the house that belongs to a Tshampa of Kadam Goenpa. Police Fire Brigade Vehicle was on time to save adjacent houses. NO casualties reported. The cause of the fire is not known yet.

Two men from Samdrup Jongkhar are in police custody in Jalpaiguri in India. They were arrested when the forestry officials found them carrying leopard skin and bones. Police in Phuentshogling said the men were probably arrested the day before.

Bangladesh thrashed Bhutan by 16 goals to nil in the Asian Football Confederation Under-14 Girls’ Regional Championship in Nepal. In the first match, Bhutan lost to India by 12 goals to nil. Bhutan along with Bangladesh and India are in Group B. A total of seven teams from Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran, the Maldives and Sri Lanka are taking in the championship. The final will be played on Saturday.

(Update): The man who was murdered yesterday was identified as a 50-year-old taxi driver from Samtse. His taxi was found left near Hotel River View. The body was handed over to his relatives today. The man was found murdered on the way to Royal Thimphu College with cuts on throats, chest and neck. As of now police refused to comment on the suspects as investigations are still going on.

An elderly man was found brutally murdered with his throat cut, multiple stabs on the neck, chest and back. The body was found on the way to the Royal Thimphu College this morning. As per the forensic test the murder is suspected to have happened at around midnight yesterday or early hours today. Police in Thimphu is yet to identify the deceased. The body is currently at the mortuary.

India thrashed Bhutan by 12 goals to nil in the AFC Under-14 Girls’ Regional Championship in Nepal, yesterday. Bhutan along with Bangladesh and India are in Group B. A total of seven teams from Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran, The Maldives and Sri Lanka are taking part in the championship. Bhutan will play the next match against Bangladesh on Wednesday.

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