English | Dzongkha Sunday, October 22, 2017

MoAF signs performance agreement

The 10 ministries will be reviewed at the end of each year under the performance agreement. Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay said if the targets are not achieved, the ministry will have to submit an explanation.

Endangered Golden Masheer fingerlings released in Rongrichu

For the first time in Bhutan, the National Centre for Aquaculture in Gelegphu hatched about 1,200 Golden Masheer fingerlings. The fingerlings were released in the fresh water of Rongrichu, yesterday.

Four-day training on earthquake resistant construction ends

A four-day training on earthquake resistant construction concluded in Chhumig under Bumthang yesterday. The training was conducted at the Technical Training Institute.

The Research Development Center of Wengkar and Yusipang have installed electric fence covering over 7 kilometres in Trongsa. The fencing covers Kabba and Dabba villages.  Locally made materials, such as polythene pipes, nails, metallic wire and the solar panel were used for the construction. The fencing costs about Nu. 35,000. It is expected to last for about five years.

Job seekers throng the 11th Job Fair in Thimphu

Hundreds of job seekers, from all over the country, come and visit job fairs in Thimphu. Job fairs have become an annual event in Bhutan. The 11th Job Fair, which opened today, had graduates who were attending it for the third year in a row.

2,000 acres of forest destroyed in Wangdue Phodrang

A forest fire, which has been raging since Tuesday, in Wangdue Phodrang has already destroyed 2,000 acres of forest. The fire started at around 7:30pm from Pangtsho.

Annual Dzongkha Education Conference ends in Wangdue Phodrang

The Annual Dzongkha Education Conference concluded in Wangdue Phodrang yesterday. The two-day conference was attended by 26 School’s Principals from around the district.

150 leaders meet for Better Business Summit

Over 150 leaders from across the globe and Bhutan have come together in Thimphu to raise awareness on Bhutan as an investment destination and private sector development.

Land scam rampant: ACC’s Chairperson

The Chairperson of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Dasho Neten Zangmo, said land scam is rampant in most of the dzongkhags. She said there are many cases of government land, illegally acquired by private individuals. Dasho said investigations will be launched into these cases.

“Bhutanese Textiles in High Fashion” opened

An exhibition titled “Bhutanese Textiles in High Fashion”, opened at the Textile Museum in Thimphu, today. Her Majesty the Queen Mother, Sangay Choden Wangchuck graced the opening ceremony.

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