English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Renovation of Cha-Gyen Lhakhang

The 13th century Cha-Gyen Lhakhang under Kazhi Gewog in Wangdiphodrang is being renovated. With time the monastery has run- down, and is in dire need of renovation.

Automobile workshop area- an eyesore

The Automobile workshop area in Olakha is an eyesore, as one enters the capital city along the express highway. The entire area is riddled with waste and garbage of all sorts, as agencies contend over who should be responsible for the maintenance of the area.

Norgaygang Gewog in Samtse connected with road

One of the remote gewogs in Samtse, is now accessible with the completion of the first cutting of a fifteen-kilometer farm road. Farmers are already using the road, even before the road is officially opened to traffic.

Addressing Traffic Congestion in the capital

The Road Safety and Transport Authority has added 10 more buses to the capital’s existing fleet of city buses in a move to ease traffic congestion. Two private transport operators are arranging the additional buses.

Two Killed in an accident in Wangdue

Two non-national workers were killed in an accident in Wangdue Phodrang, when a tripper truck went off the road, Thursday afternoon at Rurichu. The helper was killed on the spot, while the driver succumbed to injuries at the Wangdue hospital.

Thimphu Thromde fined for violating Water Act

While the interim water supply project in Thimphu is almost complete, the National Environment Commission, NEC, says the project failed to abide by the Water Act 2011. This is because the Thimphu Thromde failed to acquire the environment clearance certificate. The Thromde was fined about Nu. 100,000 for violating the Act.

Waste Prevention and Regulation comes into effect

Thimphu Thromde has started implementing the Waste Prevention and Regulation 2012 from today. Penalties will range from Nu. 100 and can go up to Nu. 20,000.To mark the day, Thromde officials led by the Thrompon took part in a cleanup campaign.

Bara LSS faces classroom shortage

Bara Lower Secondary School in Samtse is faced with acute shortage of classrooms. The problem started after the earthquake last September completely damaged some of the classrooms.

A ‘Tiger Walk-Shop’

Number of tigers, one of the largest and the most magnificent cats in the world, is dwindling by the year. According to experts it now only found only in Asia. Only eight sub-species roam the earth today. These sub-species are Siberian tiger, Indo-China tiger, Sumatran tiger and Royal Bengal tiger.

National basketball players undergo rigorous training

Eighteen basketball players are undergoing a rigorous training in the Capital. The players were selected during the Coronation Cup tournament held earlier this month.

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