English | Dzongkha Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Website for cyber security launched

To enhance cyber security in the country, Department of Information Technology and Telecom launched a website called Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT). Five employees of the department will respond to cyber incidences in the country.

Girl dies of mushroom poisoning

A 12-year-old girl died of mushroom poisoning in Samdrup Jongkhar, this morning. She was brought to the hospital Monday, along with her mother. Both of them had headache and were vomiting.

His Majesty plants trees in Punakha

His Majesty The King, along with the Zhung Dratshang led by His Holiness the Je Khenpo, planted 400 trees around the Thangzona in Punakha, yesterday.

Police personnel detained for allegedly involved in drug delivery

Thimphu police is said to have detained two police personnel for delivering 38 pieces of contraband tablets to an inmate, sources say.

Two detained for allegedly possessing a kilogram of hashish

Royal Bhutan Police have detained suspects for allegedly possessing a kilogram of hashish. The suspects, a Bhutanese, 44, and Indian, 29, were arrested Thursday at Namseling in Thimphu

Two apprehended for allegedly possessing 3,000 pharmaceutical drugs

Two men are under Gaeddu Police Custody for allegedly possessing more than 3,000 pieces of pharmaceutical drugs.

Is our law criminalising youth?

Many youth say the amended Narcotic Drugs, Psychotic Substance and Substance Abuse Act, instead of helping, is criminalising them.

More than just bark

Stray dogs are not just nuisance to the tourists and are bothering locals but causing a significant dent in the government’s coffer. The JDWNR Hospital has treated more than 700 people, amounting to Nu 500,000, for dog bites from Thimphu, this year alone.

Man dies in accident

A 38-year-old LNT constructions’ employee of died after the truck he was travelling in went off the road in Wangdue Phodrang at 5 AM, today. The deceased, from Uttarakhand in India was a dam supervisor.

Man dies while on the way to fix water problem

A 26-year-old man died on the spot while on his way to fix water problem at Brongphu in Monggar, last Wednesday. He had fallen down a cliff, about 300 metres and into a motor road.

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