English | Dzongkha Friday, October 20, 2017

Addressing infant, maternal mortality still a challenge

Most of the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) targets were achieved by all the districts in the last financial year. However, addressing infant mortality and maternal mortality still remains a challenge for most of the districts.

OAG completes review of Paro RICBL embezzlement case

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has completed reviewing the Paro RICBL branch office embezzlement case. The alleged embezzlement case involves 47 people including the cashier of the branch office.

Ear specialists warn against constant use of earphones

The Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) specialists at the national referral hospital are warning against excessive use of earphones as the number of people visiting the hospital with ear complications rise at an alarming rate.

Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute without power supply

A damage to power transformer has left the Jigme Wangchuck Power Training Institute (JWPTT) in Sarpang without electricity for the sixth day today. The transformer was damaged by lighting last Thursday.

11 judiciary services go online

Eleven judiciary e-services were officially handed over to the Supreme Court yesterday. This came as the Royal Court of Justice and the G2C office ventured into automation of the judiciary services to facilitate the provision of public notary services.

Gasa’s first Driving Dzongkhag Development Centre inaugurated

Gasa opened its first Driving Dzongkhag Development Centre. The centre is aimed at accelerating economic development in Gasa, one of the most remote dzongkhags.  

97 more graduates qualify for BCSE after clerical mistake

Ninety seven more graduates will now be able to sit for the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE) 2017.The Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) made this decision following a clerical mistake in the preliminary examination (PE) paper.

Thimphu police arrest man for an alleged sexual harassment

Thimphu police are investigating an alleged sexual harassment involving a 60 year-old-man.The incident took place last Tuesday at a ward in the national referral hospital.

Bhutan prepares to face Palestine for 2019 Asian Cup qualifier match

Bhutan will host Palestine in the 2019 Asian Cup qualifier match, which will be held at the Changlimithang next month. The Bhutanese team is hoping to come back and put up a show after a disappointing two – nil loss to the Maldives in June this year.    

Wangsel Institute and BTCL sign MoU

Wangsel Institute in Paro signed a Memeorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bhutan Tourism Corporation Limited (BTCL). The MoU is aimed at supporting the institute’s photography project for its students with hearing impairment.

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