English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Haa’s road woes

Roads in Haa District are mostly riddled with potholes and due to damaged drains along the roadside; the water gets clogged in it.

ACC forwards BT employee’s embezzlement case to OAG

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) forwarded the embezzlement case involving a technician of Bhutan Telecom (BT) branch office in Wamrong in Trashigang to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), last week.

Construction of Damphu Hospital halfway through

Construction of 40 bedded hospital in Damphu in Tsirang is over 50 percent complete. The new medical structure is being built adjacent to the existing hospital, on an area of over 1.2 acres.

Global Money Week to promote financial education, inclusion

A series of events will be organised this week as Bhutan marks the Global Money Week. With the theme- Learn. Save. Earn- the week will be devoted towards promoting financial education and inclusion.

Local leaders crucial in achieving adult literacy

Education ministry is targeting to achieve 70 percent adult literacy rate in the country, by the end of 11th Five Year Plan.

JICA grants Nu 319 M for medical project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is providing a grant aid of Nu 319 million to Bhutan for improvement of medical equipment at the national referral hospital and regional referral hospitals.

Queen Mother interacts with students of Phuentshogling

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck met with over a thousand students in Phuentshogling, today.

Rural-urban migration leaves Khoma with 26 empty houses

Houses are lying empty and fields fallow in Khoma Gewog in Lhuentse as people migrate to urban areas in a hope to find a better life. The gewog office has recorded 26 empty households over the years in Khoma, which is home to 80 households.

Proper waste disposal encouraged in Lamgong

Lamgong Gewog in Paro now has a proper waste segregation pit. The pit was inaugurated today to encourage proper and safe disposal of rubbish.

Community initiative to clean water sources

On the recent World Water Day, Ritsangdoong community in Kanglung, Trashigang cleaned their water sources. The initiative was far from being an activity carried out only to mark World Water Day.

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