English | Dzongkha Saturday, October 21, 2017

Nanglam town in dire need of garbage truck

Waste management is anything but easy for Nanglam. Lack of a garbage truck is one of the biggest challenges faced by the town in managing waste.

Towards zero poaching

To address the threats of poaching and illegal wildlife trade in the country, the government in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Bhutan has developed a National Zero Poaching Strategy.

Zobel Gewog farmers disappointed with hazelnut cultivation

The people of Zobel Gewog in Pema Gatshel are worried about their hazelnut trees, which they say are never bearing fruit. Farmers say they were told the hazelnut trees would start bearing fruits after three to four years when they started planting the tree fruit.

Sarpang hospital to be upgraded to district hospital

Sarpang hospital is to be upgraded to a district hospital in the next five year plan. This was revealed at the Dzongkhag Tshogdu yesterday. At present, the hospital is a grade one BHU.

Trongsa’s first biogas plants inaugurated

Biogas is already a popular alternative source of cooking fuel in Samtse with a large number of farmers having switched to biogas. The villagers of Trongsa might follow suit soon.

Zhemgang youth cooperative group showcase their products

The members of the Khenrig Namsum Cooperative Group are in Thimphu to showcase their food products. Ranging from banana chips to bamboo shoot pickle, the locally made food products are at display at an exhibition underway at the clock tower square in Thimphu.

BoB Connect Agency, a banking service for rural community launched

The people of Genekha, Khasadrapchu and Jungshina in Thimphu will no longer have to travel to Thimphu to avail themselves of banking services. Thanks to the Bank of Bhutan (BoB) Connect Agency, a new banking service, which was launched in Genekha today.

Farm road boost orange business in Paibang and Gongphu, Zhemgang

Life has changed for better for the people of Paibang and Gongphu villages under Trong Gewog in Zhemgang since the arrival of farm road last year.

Monggar DT pushes for school up gradation

Local leaders of Monggar want schools in their gewogs to be either upgraded to high school or transformed into central schools.

Introduction of electronic Patient Information System (ePIS) delayed

Lack of technical expertise and poor internet connection are delaying the introduction of electronic Patient Information System or ePIS at the Paro District hospital.

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