English | Dzongkha Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mangdechhu power transmission lines’ work to begin soon

Work on the construction of power transmission lines from the Mangdechhu project to Jimiling in Gelephu will begin soon. The Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC), officially, handed over the transmission sites to Kalpatru power transmission limited, an Indian company, in Trongsa, yesterday.

Men detained for threatening with weapon

The Phuentsholing police have detained three men aged between 20 and 24 years following a complaint by a resident about being threatened by a weapon.

Monitoring industrial waste, a major challenge

Monitoring the management of industrial waste is a major challenge the Environment Unit of the Department of Trade faces. In their effort to tackle the challenge, the department in collaboration with the National Environment Commission is carrying out sensitisation and awareness workshop in Waste Prevention and Management Regulation 2012 with reference to the industrial wastes.

Man electrocuted in Trongsa

A 65-year-old man died on the spot when he was electrocuted on February 26 in Wangling under Langthel Gewog, Trongsa.

Disaster Management Bill passed in a joint sitting

The Parliament passed the Disaster Management Bill 2011, today, after almost four years of the bill being drafted. Under the aegis of the Home and Cultural Affairs Ministry, the bill streamlines some response mechanisms.

Ministry responds to Supreme Court construction corruption

Responding to a letter from the High Court, the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement has said some of the tender committee members like the former minister, Kinzang Dorji, and former drangpon, Jigme Zangpo, resigned from service a few years ago.

First flight lands in Gelephu Domestic airport

Gelephu Domestic airport saw the first flight land today after its inaugural in October last year. The passengers were mostly officials of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources who had come for today’s inaugural of the 4th Regional Job Fair in Gelephu.

Amount collected for reconstruction of Wangdue Dzong handed over to home ministry

The Bhutan Broadcasting Service raised over Nu.65.5 million for the reconstruction of the Wangduephodrang Dzong. The amount, along with the list of contributors, was officially handed over to the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, today.

Girls’ team to compete in Asia Football Confederation

Bhutan’s Under-14 girls’ football team will compete in the Asia Football Confederation Under-14 Girls Regional Championship to be held in Sri Lanka. This is the second time the team is participating in the Championship.

Bodies discovered in Dagana

The bodies of a 34-year-old male and a 21-year-old female were discovered in Drukjeygang, today. The Dagana Police who were informed about the bodies have found that they had died in a road fatality about a week ago.

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