English | Dzongkha Saturday, March 17, 2018

Queen Mother donates Nu 6m to Pediatric ICU of JDWNRH

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Tseyring Pem Wangchuck donated Nu 6m to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Referral Hospital in Thimphu today. This money will be used to enhance the hospital’s capacity in providing ICU care to more children.

98 arrested for alleged drug trafficking and abuse in Thimphu

From January 1- March 14, this year, Thimphu Police arrested 98 people for allegedly involving in trafficking of narcotic drugs and substance abuse.

Indian Super League is next says Chencho Gyeltshen

The striker says his next aim is to land a contract with an Indian Super League (ISL) franchise.

‘The Journalist’ newspaper suspends its Managing Editor

A private newspaper, The Journalist, suspended their Managing Editor for a month after the Office of the Media Arbitrator of Election Commission, asked to take action against the editor and a reporter for doing a profile story on a NC candidate.

Traditional houses identified for conservation

The Department of Culture has proposed preservation of traditional houses in the western region. This is part of an ongoing efforts to conserve the country’s cultural heritage sites.

JDWNRH’s ENT department introduces appointment scheduling for patients

Patients visiting Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) department of the National Referral Hospital in Thimphu do not have to wait in long queues to see the doctor. The hospital has introduced an appointment system in the department since 1 March.

Two men acquitted of chorten vandalism

The Lhuentse District Court acquitted two men, aged in their 30s and 40s, of charges of vandalising chorten or stupa at Tsaenkhar Gewog in Lhuentse in 2015.

His Majesty grants audience to undergraduate scholarship recipients

His Majesty The King granted an audience to 154 ex-country undergraduate  scholarship recipients of 2017 yesterday.

Inflation rate slows to below 3% in January

The inflation rate in the country has slowed since August last year. In other words, the prices of goods and services are rising but at a slower pace than usual.

RUB looks forward for collaboration with Harvard University

The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) is looking at collaboration with the Harvard University in areas of research and public policies. This is the first step towards exploring academic exchange opportunities.

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