English | Dzongkha Thursday, November 23, 2017

24 new HIV cases detected

Health officials have detected 24 people with HIV between July and December this year taking the total to 270.

Conman gets 15 years, nine months

The Thimphu district court has sentenced a 34-year-old man to 15 years and nine months in prison for forgery. The verdict was passed last week.

Board exams begin

Over 18,000 students across the country will be appearing for the classes X and XII board examinations from tomorrow.

Chuzergang community information centre closed

Residents of Chuzergang Geog have been complaining that the community information centre in the geog is locked all the time.

House razed by fire

A two storied traditional house in Haa was razed to the ground by a fire yesterday. The fire occurred at 11:30 am. The house was located near the RBP office in the town area. Four families living in the house lost all their belongings. There were no causalities.

People living with HIV fear discrimination

The fear and the pain of being discriminated against are worse than living with HIV itself. This is a constant trauma faced by those living with HIV in the Kingdom.

YHSS caretaker assaulted

The caretaker of the Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School has been admitted with serious head injuries after he was assaulted by a group of men early this morning.

A losing battle?

Park officials in the Jigme Dorji National Park are struggling to protect the flora and the fauna from poachers.

Improvised device helps farmers sleep

Farmers in Tsirang are no longer required to remain awake throughout the night guarding their crops, thanks to an improvised device that is helping keep the wild animals away from their fields.

Domestic Violence on the rise

There has been a marked increase in cases related to domestic violence in the Kingdom. The number of reported cases touched almost 300 as recorded by Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women (RENEW) last year. In 2005, only three cases were recorded.

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