English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

JDWNRH to have biometric access system

The Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) in Thimphu will soon install biometric access system at every entrance. Such move is to ensure security and control infections within the hospital territory.

Gelegphu police finds the missing man

The Gelegphu police found the 31-year-old man who went missing after posting a suicide note on his Facebook page on Sunday. Police traced the man, who is a film producer from one of the eateries in Gelegphu this morning. When being traced, the man was under the influence of alcohol.

Researchers discover Himalayan Lime to soothe stomach disorders

The research team under the agriculture department found out a new indigenous citrus known as “Himalayan Lime” which can be used as a medicine to relieve stomach disorders.

ABS conducts grassroots level awareness on disability

People living with disabilities are often excluded from social life and do not enjoy full participation in the society. To make people understand that people with disabilities enjoy equal rights as those who are not disabled, Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) is conducting a grass root level awareness programme in Wangdue Phodrang, beginning today.

Second session of the Children’s Parliament begins

The second session of the Bhutan Children’s parliament began at the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) in Thimphu today.

Paro bags the U13 Cricket Championship

Team Paro won the finals of Inter-District Under 13 Boy’s Cricket Championship played Sunday. They defeated team Sarpang by 94 runs.

Shumar United wins the Intra-Gewog Football Tournament

Shumar United won the finals of the Intra-Gewog Football Tournament yesterday. They bagged the winners’ trophy and cash prize of Nu 35,000.

Power tariff to be revised from January

A new power tariff will come into effect from January 1, 2017. Power tariff has been increased by 3 percent for Low Voltage Users and 6.5 percent for Medium Voltage users.

Ulcer and gastritis prevalence highest in Lunana

Health complications related to gastrointestinal system such as ulcer and gastritis have the highest rate of prevalence in Lunana, Gasa. The problem is attributed to poor diet habit.

His Majesty’s Kidu Mobile Medical unit treats patients in Trongsa

His Majesty’s Kidu Mobile Medical Unit provided medical services to over 1,500 patients in Trongsa in more than a week’s time.

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