English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Classes 11 & 12 to have Environmental Science curriculum

There will be an introduction of Environmental Science curriculum for classes 11 and 12. To this effect, The Royal Education Council signed a grant agreement of Nu 5.26m with Bhutan Trust Fund on July 21.

Filled up Memelakha still used for garbage disposal

Despite exceeding its capacity 15 years ago, the Memelakha landfill site in Thimphu is still being used as a dumping yard. The landfill was constructed in 1994 to dump wastes for eight years.

Jomotshangkha Dungkhag grapples with drinking water scarcity

Residents of Jomotshangkha town in Samdrup Jongkhar are crippling under acute shortage of drinking water.

Birders in Bhutan use Facebook to document birds’ information

What started as a public group for bird enthusiasts in a popular social networking site Facebook, the ‘Birds of Bhutan’ group recorded five new species in the country this year alone.

Swimming pool underpass receives facelift

The pedestrian underpass near swimming pool complex on the Doebum Lam in Thimphu is now illuminated with lights and has CCTV cameras installed.

Teaching women how to turn trash into cash

Close to 40 women, most of them from low income families in Thimphu,  are learning how to turn wastes into works of art at a training conducted by the Tarayana Foundation.

Free coaching for BCSE preliminary examinations

A trainee at the RIM, Ngawang Tobgay, and Tandin Dorji, who works with NPPF, conducted free coaching for university graduates preparing for the 2017 BCSE Preliminary Examination.

Phuentshogling vegetable vendors segregate wastes

With the help of Phuentshogling Thromde, the vegetable vendors of the border town are taking the lead when it comes to waste management by segregating wastes at source.

Students in Samtse take part in Nazhoen Camp

A five day Nazhoen Camp underway in Samtse is being attended by over 200 students, aged 13-19, from 13 different schools in the dzongkhag.

ECB rejects registration application of Druk Kuenphen Tshogpa

The Election Commission of Bhutan(ECB) rejected Druk Kuenphen Tshogpa(DKT)’s application to be registered as a political party.

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