English | Dzongkha Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Sewerage leak affect classes

Changzamtok Lower Secondary School has yet another problem, sewerage leaks. It is a lively atmosphere in one area of the school campus with children running around, playing, and engaging in conversation. Classes are even going on. While at another end of the campus there is virtually no one in sight. This is because of a sewerage leak near the class PP and 3 block. This manhole has been like this since last October. This is also an area where the students have their morning assembly. The area has a foul stench.

Zhemgang Dzongkhag should work towards alleviating poverty, says PM

Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y Thinley said poverty rate of Zhemgang Dzongkhag should be brought down to 15 percent by the end of the 10th Five Year Plan. Currently, Zhemgang Dzongkhag has the highest poverty rate in the country at 52.9 percent.

Fewer students in pre-primary level in Trongsa

While there is a 100 percent education coverage in Trongsa, the number of pupils enrolled in pre-primary schools has been decreasing.

125 volunteers take part in the De-Suung training programme

The De-Suung training programme was launched at the military training centre in Tencholing, Wangduephodrang today.

72 kilograms of Marijuana seized

The Police in Gelephu have seized 72 kilograms of Marijuana. The seizure was made on Saturday night along the Indo-Bhutan border area in Umling.

Impressive progress in Trongsa

The Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y Thinley expressed appreciation for the achievements made by Trongsa Dzongkhag. In most sectors, Trongsa Dzongkhag has made an achievement of more than 90 percent.

Bhutan and Spain establish formal diplomatic relations

The notes and the joint communiqué’ on the establishment of diplomatic relations was signed between Lhatu Wangchuk, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bhutan to the United Nations in New York, and Juan Pablo de Laiglesia, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations in New York.

Monasteries in Dangchu in need of restoration

Lhakhangs and Monasteries located at various places in the country best describe Bhutan to the outside world. However, with the passage of time, restoration of these historical monuments is becoming necessary. This can be seen in some of the remote villages like Dangchu in Wangduephodrang. Lack of budget and wood is a greater problem.

Bhutan Star show to resume

The show will resume from February 19. This was decided following a meeting between the contestants, show organiser and Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) on Sunday.

Grappling with poor potato yield, Drametse-Monggar

Potato is the main cash crop for the people of Drametse in Monggar. But, over the past few years, farmers in the geog have been struggling with poor yields.

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