English | Dzongkha Saturday, July 20, 2019

More colleges for undergrad studies

Ministry of Education will open one teacher training college and proposals of three private colleges are under review. The teacher training college will be opened within the 1oth Five Year Plan

Cost of postal ballot

The Local Government Elections see more than ever voters through postal ballots. A total of 58,762 have registered to cast their votes through postal ballots comparing to 17,876 registered in the first democratic general elections in 2008.

IT Park vandalised

The properties of under-construction Thimphu IT Park in Serbithang was vandalised by a group of boys referred to as Babesa gang. The incident happened in the early morning of June 20.

Government secretaries appointed

His Majesty the King, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, granted a kasho of appointment and transfer of government secretaries.

Election officials in Phuentsholing fear monsoon

The election officials fear monsoon could hamper voter turn out in Phuentsholing Constituency. The election commission, as of now, is not prepared to deal with it.

Travellers and voters

The upcoming elections and students’ summer break is trying existing transport services from Thimphu to various destinations in Bhutan.

Decade of Action for Road finalised

Road accident and related injuries are on rise. The relevant agencies and ministries are engaged in road safety action plan. The document, Decade of Action for Road, that was launched recently is tabled in a two-day meeting in the capital.

DHI met its commitment

The profit of the Druk Holding & Investments (DHI), according to its Annual Report 2010, showed a decrease by Nu 629.86 million based on the dividends declared by the companies under its umbrella. Income for the year 2010 was Nu 4,468.69 million.

Accidents claim lives

Among five people travelling in Hyundai i10 car, four died in an accidents that happened 52 Kilometres away from Gelephu. The accident took place this morning at Chaplichhu. The deceased were  two officials from the Bhutan Development Bank and other two were farmers from Bumthang. Fifty two-year-old  escaped with an injury.

Wild threats

At this time of year, wild animals visit farms to feed on crops ready for harvest in Gelephu. Around ninety farms along the Indian border are frequented by elephants and other wild animals.

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