English | Dzongkha Thursday, December 14, 2017

Three Bhutanese to be trained as chopper pilots

Three Bhutanese men left for Canada today to be trained as first helicopter pilots of the country. They will be trained to fly helicopters in mountainous setting for search and rescue operations and emergency medical services.

Measles outbreak suspected in Sakteng School

Trashigang dzongkhag health officials are on their way to investigate a suspected measles outbreak at Sakteng Lower Secondary School.

Malaysian donate medical equipment worth Nu 1.2 M

A Malaysian man, Kim Hann Low, donated medical equipment worth over Nu 1.2 M to the National Referral hospital in Thimphu, yesterday.

Alcohol abuse triggers violence against children

Alcohol abuse is one of the most significant triggering factors of violence against children in the country, revealed the National Commission for Women and Children’s research on violence against children.

DHI’s subsidiary companies merged

Druk Holding and Investments’ (DHI) subsidiary companies, Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL) and DHI Infra Limited have been merged.

People apprehensive about water sources

Many people residing in Motithang in Thimphu are apprehensive about the safety of water sources.

DPT & PDP candidates for North Thimphu woo voters

Candidates of Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are busy garnering every support possible. The bye-election for the North Thimphu Constituency will be held on November 4.

Peers among the top perpetrators of violence

Siblings, relatives, friends and classmates are among the highest perpetrators of violence against children in the country, states the National Commission for Women and Children’s (NCWC) research.

Japan to provide Nu 1.5 B for power tillers procurement

The Japanese government, as part of the KR II grant, will provide more than Nu 1.5 B for procurement of power tillers. To this effect, an agreement was signed today.

Medical evacuation tops RBHS services

Since its inception in November last year, the Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services (RBHS) major role has been medical evacuation. RBHS has evacuated nearly a 100 patients as of now.

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