English | Dzongkha Tuesday, January 23, 2018

YDF’s Institute of Wellbeing offers holistic therapy for addiction treatment

The Youth Development Fund (YDF) has taken up a holistic therapy for addiction treatment with the establishment of its Institute of Wellbeing. The approach includes detoxification, reducing stress and improving mental and physical wellbeing.

Damphu town needs a movie theatre

With good number of films produced annually, it sure defines the growth of the Bhutanese film industry, which is still at a nascent stage. However, challenges such as small population and lack of movie theatres especially in dzongkhags are hindering the film market.

Board of RICBL relieves its CEO & ED from service

The board of the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan relieved its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director (ED) from service. This decision, according to the board, is following the Anti-corruption Commission (ACC)’s directive to take disciplinary action on the two executives and other officials of the company based on the Commission’s investigation findings.

Road traffic accidents down by 40 per cent

In spite of increase in the number of vehicles in recent years, injury from road traffic accidents declined by 40 per cent in the country. This is primarily due to intensified enforcement by Road Safety and Transport Authority, Royal Bhutan Police and better roads infrastructure. This is further expected to improve as stakeholders step up its regulations in coming years.

Painstakingly long wait for landowners of Tungkutenpa Township

The wait has been prolonging for the landowners of Tungkutenpa Township in Panbang. They are yet to get the approval for going ahead with construction activities. And this delay, they claim is costing them.

CDCL to construct power transmission towers of NHEP

To enhance Bhutanese expertise in constructing power transmission lines for hydropower projects in the country, the Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL) will construct some 57 power transmission towers for Nikachhu Hydro Energy Project in Trongsa.

Low orange yield perturbs mandarin farmers in Samtse

Mandarin farmers in Samtse did not end 2017 on a high note and that is due to low orange yield. Last year, the yield dipped by 40 per cent compared to 2016.

100 students from 13 central schools gaining electrical maintenance skills

Carrying out minor electrical, plumbing or automobile maintenance works in some schools of southern and western regions will not be a hassle anymore.

His Majesty celebrated Chunyipai Losar with people in the east

His Majesty The King celebrated the Chunyipai Losar or the traditional day of offering with the people of east in Trashi Yangtse, yesterday. His Royal Highness the Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji Wangchuck accompanied His Majesty.

New Kudung Paro, Kudung Tsho-Chen, Kudung Shar of Pungthim Dratshang appointed

The Venerable Dorji Lopen of the Central Monastic Body appointed Kudung Paro, Kudung Tsho-Chen and Kudung Shar of Pungthim Dratshang in Punakha dzong, yesterday.

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