English | Dzongkha Friday, November 24, 2017

Illegal extraction along Amochu

Illegal extraction of natural resources along Amochu in Phuentsholing by those from across the border is a common sight. Miscreants extract sands, stones and timbers. And with the range office facing lack of manpower, the illegal activity is carried out even during the broad daylight.

Gelephu: Next commercial hub in the making

Gelephu is growing. And it is growing for good. After many years of neglect business opportunities are slowly opening up.

Hoping for the better

With an aim to generate income and improve the livelihood of women in the villages a weaving center at Dorjibi village under Chhoekhor Gewog in Bumthang was inaugurated in August last year. But, our reporter, Pema Lhaden, finds out that till date, the centre has failed to serve its purpose.

3 killed by falling boulders

Three men including an Indian national were buried to death by boulders in Tendu in Samtse.

Selecting the best young footballers

A three-week long coaching and a selection camp for under 14 and 15 boys was came to an end today in Gelephu.

119 teachers complete De-Suung programme

Hundred and nineteen teachers have completed the two-week integrated De-Suung training programme at the military training centre in Tencholing, Wangduephodrang yesterday.

Copyright registry established

For the first time, people can register their work with the copyright registry established under the Intellectual Property Division (IPD). It is a voluntary deposit and registration system where the right holders of the copyright and related rights works get to establish prima facie proof of authorship or ownership of their work. Those who want to register can apply to the IPD beginning next month.

More patients for herbal steaming

After two months of its establishment, the herbal steaming unit at Wangdichholing General Hospital in Bumthang is seeing an increasing number of patients every day. The patients are mostly elderly people.

National Badminton training camp underway

A junior national badminton training camp is underway in Phuentsholing. Twenty two badminton players aged 12 to 18 years from five Dzongkhags are taking part in the camp.

Setting example but infuriated

People of Khasakha village under Mewang Gewog in Thimphu are setting an example by carrying out the road maintenance works on their own. Even the three kilometre construction was carried by the villagers themselves. But, why do they have to carry out the maintenance works every year?

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