English | Dzongkha Saturday, April 29, 2017

Private firm to manage E-wastes from next year

With increasing amount of digital tech used by Bhutanese people and public offices, generation of electronic wastes or E-wastes is also on the rise.

Shortage of conservationists eases

Bhutan now has a good number of its own wildlife conservationists. The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute of Conservation and Environment Research, and Wildlife Conservation Division has 15 conservationists.

Community initiative to clean water sources

On the recent World Water Day, Ritsangdoong community in Kanglung, Trashigang cleaned their water sources. The initiative was far from being an activity carried out only to mark World Water Day.

Bhutan’s first government data centre launched

The Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) launched the Government Data Centre (GDC), Bhutan’s first centralised government data hub, yesterday.

Adapting and mitigating climate-induced hazards

To adapt to climate change and its impacts, various agencies are implementing measures to adapt and mitigate climate-induced hazards.

Forest fire in Udzorong and Chagsakhar contained

(Update): The forest fire at Baepam village under Udzorong Gewog in Trashigang was brought under control. The fire which raged for three days destroyed over 400 acres of forest.

BT launches 4G to ease network congestion

Coinciding with the first Birth Anniversary of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Bhutan Telecom launched the high speed 4G in five major towns of Thimphu, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang, Phuentshogling and Punakha, today.

Captive breeding centre for globally threatened White-bellied Heron will be established

Captive breeding centre for the globally threatened White-bellied Heron will be established at Changchey in Tsirang to increase its population.

Pangbang lacks proper waste disposal place

Following the nationwide cleanup campaign on December 9, last year, rural areas in Zhemgang has become notably clean but efficient management of trashes is still a issue.

Forest fire continue to rage in Monggar

Over a hundred people, including the forest officials, continue to battle a forest fire in Monggar.

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