English | Dzongkha Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sunkosh town planning yet to take off

People in Sunkosh under Dagana Dzongkhag are frustrated due to the long overdue town planning at Sunkosh. Constructions have been kept on hold for more than a decade now.

17 Gaeddu College students detained

Seventeen students of Gaeddu College of Business Studies have been under Gedu Police custody since August 10.

Even gewogs not spared from waste management woes

Waste management is becoming increasingly difficult not only in the city but even in many gewogs under Thimphu Dzongkhag.

International Competition on Cultural Landscape in Bhutan 2014

Bhutan is known for its unique cultural landscape, bearing witness to a distinctive history, culture, wisdom and custom of the people. To understand and respect such existing landscape, for the first time in the country, an International Competition on Cultural Landscape in Bhutan in 2014, was conducted.

A 10-day Choeshey programme at Paro College of Education ended today. It was presided over by Yangbi Lopen Rimpoche. Around 1,000 students and locals attended the programme. Choeshey programme focused on the rarity of human hood, taking refuge in Kenchosum and turning one’s mind into Bodhichitta. It was aimed to help students understand that helping others can be done without material wealth.

Kholongchhu Hydropower Project will not affect sacred sites

The 600MW Kholongchhu Hydropower project will not affect the Dzongkhag’s sacred sites, says the Economic Affairs Minister.

Employment opportunities unlimited: Labour Minister

“Employment opportunities are unlimited,” said the Labour and Human Resources Minister, addressing the National Graduates Orientation Programme in Thimphu, yesterday.

South Thimphu concerned about Education City Project

Thimphu Dzongkhag Tshogdu decided to submit the proposal of the people of South Thimphu, concerning the Education City Project, to the National Council.

Earth Overshoot Day

August 19 is now marked as the Earth Overshoot Day- the day our ecological footprint in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year, according to the data from the Global Footprint Network.

Man sentenced for drug abuse

Tsirang District court has sentenced a 29-year-old man to three years in prison for repeated case in consuming marijuana and threatening his family. The verdict was passed last Firday.

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