English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

His Majesty advises Teacher trainees to lead by example

His Majesty the King, while speaking to the teacher trainees of Samtse College of Education, said they should lead by example. His Majesty said the teachers should have a mantra and that they cannot give good character to children, if they don’t have one.

Pema Gatshel’s houses allowed renovations after 20 years

The recent Dzongkhag Tshogdu of Pema Gatshel gave a go ahead signal for the residents to renovate their houses. The approval comes after 20 years.

Popularity of Bio-gas spreads

Bio-gas is becoming popular. From South, the project has now spread to the central Bhutan. Six households from Ruebisa Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang have been identified on a pilot basis.

Sales of locally produced ice cream picks up

As summer sets in, the sale of locally produced ice cream in Samtse is gradually picking up. It has been just three months since the country’s first ice cream manufacturing unit was established.

The body of a class six student, who drowned in Bulichhu, is yet to be recovered. The boy, a student of Buli Middle Secondary school in Zhemgang, had gone to wash cloths by the river, with four others, when the incident happened. School authority, parents, and gewog and RBP officials are still searching for the body. The incident took place taken place around 12 AM.

Villagers decide to build their own road

The villagers of Dophulakha under of Phuentshogling Gewog have decided to take matters into their own hand. They have decided to build a farm road with their own money, after their pleas fell on deaf ears. Neither the government nor the dzongkhag administration had heeded to their request for a farm road.

iSchool project launched

The Education Ministry, in partnership with Ericsson India Pvt. Limited, and Bhutan Telecom Limited, launched iSchool project in Thimphu, today.

Business Council to be created

A Better Business Council will be established soon to create better business climate in the country. The announcement was made by the Economic Affairs Minister, Norbu Wangchuk, at the closing of the Business Summit, yesterday.

Bhutan intends to acheive food self-sufficiency

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests intends to achieve 60 to 75 percent of food self-sufficiency towards the end of the 11th Five Year Plan.

Bhutan warned of impending climate change impact on hydropower

The former Indian Foreign Secretary, Shyam Saran, said if the upcoming hydropower projects are impacted as a result of climate change, there will be an immediate impact on revenue generation.

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