English | Dzongkha Monday, March 19, 2018

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.

Thimphu Thromde reworks on waste collection tariff

Thimphu Thromde is re-working on the waste collection tariff which was proposed to Ministry of Finance for approval in 2014.

App connecting drivers and passengers launched

Drivers and passengers will now be able to connect with each other online through a mobile app called Ride Sharing App. The app will connect both drivers and passengers travelling to the same destinations in Bhutan.

100 penalised for illegal dumping of waste

Thimphu Thromde penalised about a 100 individuals for violating the Waste Prevention and Management Regulation, this month.

Keeping Thimphu city clean?

It has been just a couple of days since the Nationwide Cleaning Campaign and already trash is beginning to appear in Thimphu city.

Four new butterflies species discovered in Bhutan

Four new species of butterflies were discovered in Bhutan recently. It was found by a team from the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) in Bumthang.

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