English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

Fifth BIMSTEC meeting discusses food security

During the Fifth Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) held in Thimphu, food security was the focal point of discussion.

New technology could save timber loss

The use of old and obsolete machines in sawmills is causing huge loss of timber at the primary stage of timber processing. According to a research conducted by the Natural Resources Development Corporation in 2015, improved technology will reduce the timber wastage.

The importance of Nu 1

The value of One Ngultrum note is critical in an economy to check inflation. If the low denomination notes are not used, the price of goods and commodities will increase, economists say.

Serthig Gewog tries herbal plantation to generate income

Some 30 Villagers of Deptsang Village in Serthig Gewog under Samdrup Jongkhar are looking forward to generate income from herbal products.

Chamkhar town razed for the fourth time

A major fire destroyed 23 shops under six houses in Chamkhar, Bumthang. The fire started at 8:40 PM, last night. It was contained at around 11 PM.

100 penalised for illegal dumping of waste

Thimphu Thromde penalised about a 100 individuals for violating the Waste Prevention and Management Regulation, this month.

Two fugitives caught

Police arrested two fugitives from Wangkha in Chhukha, yesterday. They had broken out from the Thimphu Detention Centre on December 20 along with three others.

Masters of Arts in Contemplative Counselling Psychology launched

Samtse College of Education is now offering Masters of Arts in Contemplative Counseling Psychology.

Contractor asked to rework Trashigang-Ranjung road

Trashigang Regional Road Office has asked a contractor to rework the Trashigang-Rangjung Road. It has been just a few days since the repair work, which cost Nu over 5 M, was completed.

BAFRA disposes imported chilies and grocery

Tsirang’s Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) disposed grocery items amounting to Nu 43000 and 43 kilograms of imported green chilies, today.

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