English | Dzongkha Friday, December 15, 2017

Forecast: moderate to heavy rain in south and east

The National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology (NCHM) forecasts moderate to heavy rain over the southern and eastern parts of the country in the next two days.

BoB donates Nu 350,000 to primary school

The Bank of Bhutan provided Nu 350000 to Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu to support its mid-day feeding programme and coaching classes.

BKP chooses Dasho Neten Zangmo as party president

Dasho Neten Zangmo is Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party’s new president. The former president Sonam Tobgay said he voluntarily resigned in favour of Dasho as the country deserves someone better.
“The country deserves much more than me,” said former party president Sonam Tobgay at a press conference held this morning to announce the appointment of Dasho Neten Zangmo […]

Ombudsman Office not necessary: NC

An Ombudsman Office is not a need at the moment, said the National Council. The Anti-Corruption Committee (ACC) had proposed for an establishment of an independent body to deal with administrative grievances.

Bus service between Gelegphu and Buli

A public transport service is now available to the people of Nangkor Gewog and three other Gewogs of upper Kheng in Zhemgang. The bus service between Gelegphu and Zhemgang started last Friday.

Menstrual hygiene remains a challenge

Menstrual hygiene still remains a challenge particularly in the rural parts of the country. Lack of access to menstrual hygiene management facilities and taboos surrounding menstruation are some of the main challenges.

Soya bean offers business prospects for Dechhenling farmers

Soya bean fermentation has become a business opportunity for a group of villagers in Dechhenling Gewog in Pema Gatshel. Not long ago, soya was just for domestic consumption. The business now earns over Nu 100,000 a year.

Je Khenpo appoints a Lam and two Khenpos

His Holiness the Je Khenpo appointed a Lam Neten of Dagana Rabdey this morning. His Holiness also appointed Khenpos of Phuentshogling Goenzin Dratshang and Lha Dzong Sherubcholing Shedra in Gelegphu.

PM says one’s personal information will be protected during PHC

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay said a person’s personal information will be kept under the wraps while Population and Housing Census (PHC) is being held.

Valuation of ecosystem services crucial to frame national policies

The first-ever regional conference on Natural Capital and Payment for Environmental Sciences called for integration of assessment of ecosystem services into decision making.

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