English | Dzongkha Saturday, March 17, 2018

Kholongchhu Project investigates alleged damages to houses in Koenchholing

Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project is investigating the alleged damages the project caused in Koenchholing Village of Trashi Yangtse.

Focusing on control of zoonotic diseases in Bhutan using One Health Approach

Every year, many people around the world get sick from diseases spread between animals and humans.

Sarpang: 121 homes to be electrified by end of 2019

During the recent Dzongkhag Tshogdu sitting in Sarpang Dzongkhag, members quizzed the Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC) officials as to why 121 homes in five gewogs (Umling, Chhudzom, Senggey, Dekiling and Gakiling) are still not electrified.

Election Dispute Settlement Body in Tsirang levies fine on Tsholingkhar Gup

The Dzongkhag Election Dispute Settlement Body in Tsirang levied a fine of Nu 3,750 on the incumbent Tsholingkhar Gup. This is for giving the complainant grounds to file a complaint against him. During the Dhamngoi Zomdu on March 3, the gup was seen mingling with the voters.

Biodiversity Portal adds data on aquatic animals

The National Biodiversity Portal now contains data on the country’s aquatic biodiversity. The updated portal was launched yesterday.

Dwindling ginger price leaves Zhemgang farmers unhappy

Ginger is the main source of income for the people of Lower Kheng in Zhemgang. This year, however, the popular spice is not fetching them good money.

H5N1 outbreak in Samdrup Jongkhar under control

(Update): The H5N1 outbreak in the Zangdoperlri area in Samdrup Jongkhar is under control, says the National Centre for Animal Health.

Saving Dara Tsho in Patshaling Gewog from extinction

Dara Tsho (lake) in Patshaling Gewog in Tsirang District has been drying up for years, but the gewog administration is determined to restore it.

Fertility rate plunges below replacement level

A growing number of Bhutanese families are going for fewer children and this is taking its toll on the country’s fertility rate.Demographers warn the trend, in the long run, could affect the country in more ways than one.

RICBL requests court to dismiss case filed against them by former ED

The legal representative of the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) requested the civil bench of Thimphu District Court to immediately dismiss the case filed against the Board of RICBL by the former Executive Director (ED).

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