English | Dzongkha Saturday, December 16, 2017

UN reaffirms support to Bhutan as UN Day was marked

The UN Resident Coordinator, Gerald Daly reaffirmed the unwavering support of the United Nations to Bhutan in achieving its development goals and objectives in the years ahead as the UN day was observed yesterday in Thimphu.

Personal protective equipment for firefighting agencies

The Department of Disaster Management has handed over Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to different agencies involved in firefighting.

Subject based classrooms help improve students’ learning ability

The introduction of subject based classrooms in Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu has significantly improved students’ learning. This is as per the finding of six months of action research that the school undertook under the Sherig Endowment Fund.

Lobesa-Khuruthang highway requires maintenance

The terrible road condition between Lobesa and Khuruthang highway has irked the commuters. The road is riddled with several potholes and becomes congested with over hundreds of vehicles traveling along the route every day.

Seven GC roads in SJ blacktopped

The Department of Roads has so far blacktopped a total of 70 kilometres of Gewog Centre (GC) roads in seven gewogs of Samdrup Jongkhar. The works were carried out at a cost of about Nu 196m.

Gelegphu LSS provide free lunch to students

In a heart warming story, the teachers and parents of Gelegphu Lower Secondary School have teamed up to provide lunch to some nine students who come from socially disadvantaged families.

Preliminary hearing held for main accused in RICBL embezzlement case

The preliminary hearing of the main accused, Rinchen Wangdi, involved in Paro RICBL embezzlement case was held at Paro District Court yesterday.

Pre-trial centre for children opens in Thimphu

Managing the police detention centre in Thimphu is becoming a challenge against the increasing number of children detainees. To address this, the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) in collaboration with Save the Children inaugurated a pre-trial centre for children under 18 years of age yesterday in Thimphu.

Border district coordination meeting between Bhutan & West Bengal held

The Government of Bhutan and State Government of West Bengal met for their 23rd meeting on border district coordination in Thimphu today.

Gelegphu Gewog farmers take up mass winter chili cultivation

Some farmers in Gelegphu Gewog have started growing winter chilies on a commercial scale in a first such initiative.  It has been made possible with the support from the gewog’s mass winter chili production scheme.

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