English | Dzongkha Saturday, January 18, 2020

New concrete bridge over Dungsamchhu in Samdrup Jongkhar gives joy to the locals

Plot owners and locals are happy with the completion of a new concrete bridge over the Dungsamchhu in Samdrup Jongkhar. The new bridge will benefit locals especially those carrying out construction works in the Local area plan 4 of the Thromde.

Rabies outbreak in Dewathang

With three cows dead and cases of dog bites increasing, locals of Dewathang in Samdrup Joungkhar are worried that they too might fall victim to the viral disease, rabies. 

Nutrition for Athletes

Following the daily nutritional guideline is a challenge. And Bhutan is no exception. In fact, Bhutan does not even have a proper and adequate nutrition pattern and directives for its athletes.
Scientific research has proven that nutritional strategies enhance exercise and training adaptations leading to improved health and performance. But as much as it is important, […]

Phuentshogling Thromde demolishes eight houses illegally settled at Pasakha

Phuentshogling thromde demolished eight houses settled illegally near Bhalujhora bridge in Pasakha yesterday. The residents were unhappy with the move.

Students expressed frequent need for Orientation programme on Buddhism and culture

A nine-day orientation programme on Buddhism and culture at Norbugang Central School in Samtse ended today. The Leytshog Lopen of the Central Monastic Body, Sangay Dorji, graced the closing ceremony.

Building disaster-resilient structures

Considering Bhutan’s geographical location and its vulnerability to disasters such as earthquake and windstorms, it is critical to build structures that are resilient to such disasters. The Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) with financial support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted a four-day training on disaster-resilient house construction in Tsirang Toed Gewog in Tsirang last week.

Quality infrastructure, disaster management and employment generation- conference for engineers, architects and planners

The 10th annual conference for engineers, architects and planners this year seeks to work out strategies to strengthen professionalism and accountability in the construction industry.

Dewathang fears looming outbreak of rabies

The recent death of two cows from rabies in Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar, has left the residents worried. They fear, besides cattle, even humans could get infected with the viral disease as the suspected rabid animal has not been located yet.
“We are worried that other cows could also get infected. We do not know which animal […]

Towards Intelligence-led Policing, Paro

Faced with rising horrifying and organized crimes, Paro police have moved towards Intelligence-led Policing (ILP) Approach leaving behind the conventional approach of policing towards making the place the safest districts to live and work in the country.

Thimphu Thromde’s new method of composting kitchen waste gaining popularity among various communities

Thimphu Thromde’s new method of composting kitchen waste is now gaining popularity among households both within and outside Thimphu. 

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