English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 13, 2017

PM asks finance ministry to work on LG budget allocation

To have a clear picture of how money is being invested in the gewogs, the Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay has asked the Ministry of Finance to work on budget allocation of the Local Government for 2015-16.

Rock bolt failures decreases in Tala Hydropower plant

Rock bolt failures in Tala Hydropower plant have decreased over the years. The last such failure the plant saw was in August. Rock bolt is an anchor bolt drilled inside the rock strata of the tunnel to stabilise it.

Book titled “Bhutanese Buddhism and Its Culture” launched

A book titled, “Bhutanese Buddhism and Its Culture”, compiled and edited by an associate professor at Kyoto University in Japan, Dr. Seiji Kumagai was launched in Thimphu, today.

A windstorm blew away the roof of Takchu Lhakhang in Monggar, yesterday. The roof of the Lam’s residence of Pongchila Goenpa was also blown away. The windstorm also blew away rooftops of several homes across the dzonkhag. No casualties were reported. The windstorm, which began at 6:30 PM lasted for about 10 minutes.

Pasakha residents fear health implication

The residents of Pasakha say they are worried about the impact of worsening pollution in their area on their health and environment.

Low teacher requirement resulted in low vacancies: RCSC

All the B.Ed graduates could not be absorbed in the civil service, this year, because of low requirement of teachers in schools, confirmed the Royal Civil service Commission (RCSC), today.

His Majesty graces RUB’s 10th convocation

His Majesty the King, accompanied by Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen, graced the 10th convocation of the Royal University of Bhutan, yesterday.

Lower and Upper Wamling in Zhemgang lock horns

Villagers from Lower Wamling in Shingkhar, Zhemgang say the construction of gewog centre road came to a halt after Bardo-Trong MP informed the people they have the right to protect their land. They say people from Upper Wamling began contesting the road’s realignment after the MP’s comment.

Maximum chorten vandalism took place in the East

Maximum number of chorten vandalism took place in the Eastern Dzongkhags, particularly Monggar and Trashigang in 2013-14.

Annual Nomads Festival provides a platform

Scores of locals and tourists attended the Annual Nomads Festival, which ended yesterday, in Thangbi, Bumthang.

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