English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Man crushed by truck

A 32-year-old Indian labourer has been crushed to death by a truck. The accident took place at around 12.45pm, seven kilometres from Wangdue towards Tsirang.

Chubachu adopts greener ways

Residents in Chubachu, Thimphu are showing the way in tackling the capital’s garbage problem. They are now segregating the waste right at home into biodegradable and non-biodegradable. The biodegradable waste goes into one bin and the non-biodegradable into another.

Teenager receives 17 years for murder

The Samtse district court has sentenced a 17-year-old boy to 17 years in prison for murdering his grandmother. The incident took place in January in Tading.

Laya students brace for winter

Students of Laya community primary school are in for a colder winter this year. That’s not exactly because the mercury is going to drop lower than last year. It’s because two of the school’s bukharis, wood fed heating appliances, have been damaged.

Poultry farms, a profitable business till

If figures are anything to go by, the decline in the price of eggs and the rising cost of poultry feed have not deterred the people in Tsirang from starting poultry farms. The dzonkhag is seeing an increasing demand for day old chicks.

His Majesty in Haa

His Majesty the King arrived in Haa yesterday. Haa and Samtse are two of the worst affected districts by the recent earthquake.

Labour of love

With the royal wedding round the corner, the staff of Wood Craft Centre in Langjophaka, Thimphu, are working round the clock.

Two men killed

Two men were killed on the spot when the excavator they were travelling in went off the Kungkha feeder road at Ragubir on Thursday.

Consumer safety

There are concerns that consuming vegetables and fruits imported from India over a long period of time may not be safe.

Fields left fallow

More than 60 acres of paddy field in Woopkhar in Monggar have been left fallow this year for lack of irrigation water.

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