English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

Better power supply in Bumthang

Bumthang will now have a stable power supply. This is made possible with the commissioning of the Garpang power substation in Chamkhar this morning.

Nganglam student gets the Golden Youth Award

The Golden Youth Award Camp ended in the capital yesterday- declaring Sangay Tempa from Nganglam Higher Secondary School as the Golden Youth for this year. The award by given by the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley.

Several block points on the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway

Passenger transports heading to and from Phuentsholing remained stranded today as road blocks were reported in more than twenty different locations on the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway.

Farm road opens opportunities

Most of the farmers in Yangneer Geog in Trashigang left their farmland fallow in the past.

Towards poverty eradication

The Agriculture Ministry received152 power tillers under the KR- II grant on Thursday. The grant also includes accessories and spare parts worth 180 million Yen. The power tillers will soon be distributed to the farmers by the agriculture machinery centre in Paro.

Gorbagtang farm road risky

The farm road connecting Monggar highway to Gorbagtang is risky for motorists. This is mainly due to constant erosion caused by rainfall and no maintenance works.

One year sentence for former Principal

The Wangdue Dzongkhag Court has sentenced the former Principal of Gaselo Higher Secondary School, Tshering Dorji, to one year imprisonment yesterday.

Bus accident in Bumthang, passengers escape unhurt

A public transport bus travelling from Trashigang to Thimphu went off the road at Dungbithang in Bumthang at 12:45 am yesterday. Fortunately, most of the passengers escaped unhurt.

160 farm roads, 49 not usable

According to the report of the Public Accounts Committee, out of over 160 farm roads in the country some 49 are not usable. Lack of bridges and inadequate maintenance and improper alignment are some of the reasons. The government has spent over Nu. 200 millions in constructing these farm roads.

Increase in irregularities: PAC report

Presenting the Annual Audit Report 2009 in the joint sitting of the Parliament yesterday, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) indicated an increase in irregularities this year comparing to the last three years.

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