English | Dzongkha Thursday, September 20, 2018

Trashi Yangtse to relocate its current landfill

A landfill in Trashi Yangtse will be relocated to a new place following complaints from residents. The present landfill, located in Lichen Chiwog, will be moved to Langla about four kilometres away from Trashi Yangtse during 12th Five Year Plan.

Thimphu Police arrest two for theft

Thimphu police arrested a 28-year-old man for robbery. The man, who is unemployed and from Zhemgang, is suspected to have robbed mostly the handbags and mobile phones.

Wizards wins Pepsi A-League Basketball Championship

Team Wizards won the fourth edition of Pepsi A-League basketball championship. In the second final played yesterday, Wizards defeated team Magics by five and half baskets.

Closure of college of Zorig Chusum is failure of government’s three-college pledge in the east, says Opposition

The closure of college of Zorig Chusum in Trashi Yangtse is a clear case of the failure of the government to fulfill the pledge of establishing three colleges in the east, says the Opposition.

Serthig’s lone poultry farmer prospers

Kelzang Wangmo carefully picks dozens of eggs from her chicken farm one by one and places them in a bucket until it is filled to the brim. She then heads to the water tap where the eggs are washed, one at a time, before packing them for sale.

Zambalha Dairy Group in need of sale counter

Zambalha Dairy Group in Pema Gatshel is doing a brisk business. With increase in both production and customers, what the group now needs is a sale counter.

Windstorm leaves a trail of destruction in Dargyethang in Shompangkha

Strong winds accompanied by hailstones and heavy shower lashed Dargyethang village in Shompangkha Gewog in Sarpang yesterday, damaging about 10 poultry farms and killing close to 500 birds.

Forest fire in Athang Gewog contained

UPDATE: The forest fire in Athang Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang has been controlled. The fire broke out around 12pm Wednesday from Jaroggang village.

Lighting strike cause minor damage to Yongphula domestic airport

Lightning strike has caused minor damage to the apron of the Yongphula domestic airport.

MDR TB cases on rise despite interventions

Despite making progress in tuberculosis (TB) detection and achieving treatment success rate of more than 90 per cent, the number of multi-drug resistant or MDR-TB has been on the rise in the country.

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