English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Forestry officials intensify patrolling after bear attacks livestock

Forestry officials have intensified patrolling in Dophoochen Geog in Samtse after a mother bear accompanied by two cubs started attacking livestock and crops in the area.

Different Kabney for Mangmis?

Mangmis in Dagana are asking for a different Kabney.

House razed by fire

A two storied house in Bhimtar under Chengmari Geog in Samtse has been razed by a fire last night. The fire broke out at around 7:45 pm. The occupants were in the kitchen, a separate single storied hut, when the incident took place. They have lost all their belongings.

Farmers leave land fallow

Farmers in Chokhorling Chiwog in Sarpang are leaving their land fallow. They said it is useless working hard because year after year they lose their harvest to wild elephants and wild boars.

RUB to introduce programme in collaboration with Columbia

The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB), will collaborate with Earth Institute at the Columbia University in the US to introduce a Master’s Programme in Development Practices in the country. The programme will provide Bhutanese graduates the opportunity to pursue a two year degree course in sustainable development like poverty, health, resource optimisation, climate change and rural development.

Hotels raided, sex workers arrested

The women and child protection unit of the police in Phuentsholing raided some of the hotels and arrested 11 commercial sex workers on Wednesday. Of the eleven, two are Bhutanese and the rest are from across the border. The police also arrested five men.

Health Secretary resigns

The Health Secretary Dasho Dr. Gado Tshering has submitted his resignation to the Royal Civil Service Commission.

Tree falls on man killing him

A 56-year-old man has been killed on the spot today when a tree which was being uprooted accidentally fell on him.

Investigation into the Bumthang fire called off

The investigation into the Chamkhar town fire disaster has been closed.

Man mauled by bear

A man from Paro is being treated at the National Referral Hospital after he was mauled by a bear. The incident took place in Goensakha village of Naja Geog yesterday.

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