English | Dzongkha Monday, November 20, 2017

Doctors advise against using contraceptive pills

Basing on pharmaceutical shops in the capital’s viewpoints, women using emergency contraceptive pills namely I-pill and unwanted-72 are on the rise.

Man detained for alleged murder

Police in Wangdue Phodrang arrested 33-year-old man from Uma Village in Dakar Gewog for allegedly murdering 23-year-old man. The crime took place on March 3.

Colleges to have Rover Scouting clubs

Tertiary level of educational institutes and other vocational institutes will soon have Rover Scouting clubs. In line with this, week-long basic unit leadership training for rover leaders is happening in Sarpang.

Maitreya Buddha Thongdrel consecrated

Dorji Lopen of the Central Monastic Body consecrated the Thongdrel of Maitreya Buddha or the Jowo-Jamba at Rinchhengang Lhakhang in Wangdue Phodrang, yesterday.

Draagteng villagers reject MHPA’s compensation

Some 17 households of Draagteng Gewog in Trongsa have rejected the compensation paid recently by the Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority (MHPA).

Exhibition centre to market locally made products

The local business firms will now be able to showcase locally produced products such as construction materials, handicrafts, and agro products directly to the consumers without having to travel for marketing.

Bhutan’s cricket team to participate in ICC tournament

After four years without international tournaments, the national men’s cricket team will participate in the ICC World Cricket League Division 1, for Asia region, next month.

Thimphu’s multi-storey parking to be ready this mid year

It won’t be long when the capital city of the country will have two multi-storey parking facilities to accommodate the growing number of vehicles in the city.

Waste management in Bumthang town to get better

The only garbage truck in Bumthang is finding it difficult to cater to the needs of all the residents in the town area.

Collective effort makes waste management easy in Samtse

Managing wastes has always been a concern especially during large gatherings. But this is not the case at the core town area in Samtse.

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