English | Dzongkha Saturday, July 21, 2018

One third of Bhutanese children stunted

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, said it was unacceptable that many children in Bhutan continue to face lack of proper nutrition.

Memelhakha landfill starts producing toxic leachate

The landfill site in Memelhakha in Thimphu has started producing leachate. Leachate, the liquid produced by waste, is said to be poisonous as it contains toxic chemicals. Leachate can also contaminate the ground water and rivers.

Elephants fitted with GPS collar in Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary

The Wildlife Conservation Division of the Department of Forest and Park Services has successfully collared two Asian Elephants in the Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary.

The week long Moenlam Chenmo in Tsirang district concluded, yesterday.Thousands of devotees, from  across the country, attended the prayer ceremony. His Holiness the 70th Je Khenpo Trulku Jigme Choeda presided over the Moenlam Chenmo. The Annual Moenlam Chenmo in Tsirang first began in 2007.


Works at Education City site stopped

Following a notification from DHI INFRA, the supplementary works at the Education City site has been stopped except for the construction of the bridge. The works include blacktopping of the 2.5 km road leading up to the Education City, electricity connectivity and water supply.

Location for a new dzong in Sarpang decided

After much discussion, the local leaders of Sarpang decided that a dzong would be built in Shompangkha Gewog. Unlike other dzongkhags, Sarpang does not have a dzong of its own.

Man booked for allegedly raping niece

Tsirang Police apprehended a 36-year-old man, who was charged for raping his 16-years-old niece. The minor is a student.

A body of a 22-year-old man was found below the Changjiji Bridge by the river banks in Thimphu at around 6 PM yesterday. The body has been handed over to the family. The father of the deceased said his son had gone missing on 14th March. They had filed a missing complaint only on 17th March. The father said his son was mentally unwell and had left the home after latching the door from outside.

Teaching on art of meditation concludes

The month and a half long transmission and initiation on Dzogchen Thri Yeshi Lamai Kathri, a teaching on the art of meditation, concluded in Phuentshogling, today.

Investigation on stolen gold butter lamp continues

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Thimphu Police is continuing their investigations to track down the miscreants involved in the theft of a gold butter lamp from the Tango Monastery.

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