English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Preparing Bhutan to brace climate change

To cope up with the effects of the changing climate, a workshop on resilient seed system; tools and techniques for climate change adaptation is underway in the capital.

BBS receives equipment worth Nu.10 million

Bhutan Broadcasting Service received equipment worth Nu.10 million from the Korea Radio Promotion Association of the Republic of Korea, today.

Samtse Police Team emerges as the winner

In the final of Inter-Departmental Football Tournament, that was played yesterday, Samtse Police Team defeated Dorokha Team with two goals to one.

Leprosy, a forgotten disease?

It was said that Bhutan reached the leprosy elimination stage some 10 years ago, but the disease was not eradicated completely.

Over 100 officials attend GIS meeting

Over 100 officials from various government and public sectors attended a two-day conference on Geographic Information System (GIS).

Dialogue to review the Tenancy Act held

A public consultative meeting to review the Tenancy Act 2004 was held in Thimphu, today. The purpose of the meeting was to gather opinion from the people about the Act. The opinion will be looked into, during the tabling of the Tenancy Act, in the next session of the parliament.

Illegal timber caught

The Divisional Forest office in Paro seized a truckload of illegal blue pine timber on Saturday. The consignment of around 114cft of blue pine was caught by the forest patrolling team at around 11.30 pm at Dochukha under Tsento Gewog.

Thousand of devotees, from across the country, came to receive blessings from Namkhai Nyingpo Rinpochhe at Gyalpoizhing in Monggar. The Rinpochhe presided over an eight-day Phurpa Namcha Pruti Drupchen and various wangs.

Increasing MDR-TB cases costing government

The government is incurring huge expenses while treating increasing number of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Besides rich diet, the government spends over Nu.4,00,000 just to treat a patient.

Lyonchhen on his constituency tour

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, is on a week-long visit to his constituency in Haa, beginning yesterday. This is his first constituency visit after assuming the office.

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