English | Dzongkha Monday, October 14, 2019

Exchange and sharing of seeds among the SAARC region expected to improve

With the conclusion of the fourth Meeting of Agriculture Ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) yesterday, exchange and sharing of seeds among the SAARC region is expected to improve.

CNDP- promoting balanced development

A Comprehensive National Development Plan (CNDP) 2030 was launched in the capital yesterday. The CNDP will act as a guide or a mother document for all the developmental activities in the country for the next ten years. One of the main components of the CNDP is addressing the emerging challenge of rural-urban migration.

Heavy rainfall disrupt drinking water supply to Samdrup Jongkhar

Heavy rainfall for the last few days has caused a shortage of drinking water to the residents of Bar and Toed demkhong in Samdrup Jongkhar thromde. With heavy rainfall, the water diversion dam at the source is totally washed off.

Advocacy on crime for the students of Wangsel Institute for the Deaf

Despite the Laws and Information on crimes available everywhere, the students of Wangsel Institute for the Deaf have difficulty understanding them. The Institute in an effort to prevent students to come in conflict with Police during summer break has organized an advocacy program on crimes yesterday.

Bhutan-Thailand friendship drive reaches Thimphu

After travelling an epic eight days journey covering 3,000 km from Thailand, the participants of the Bhutan-Thailand Friendship drive finally reached Thimphu today.

Labour Minister on BEO case

When asked about the government’s reaction on the Parent’s committee filing a criminal case against the Bhutan Employment Overseas Agent in the meet the press session today, the labour minister said they don’t see the government making any interference in the matter as of now.

Dorokha road cleared, Lhamoizingkha still cut off

The road leading to Dorokha Drungkhag is finally open after several days of blockage. Workers managed to clear the debris by mid-day, today. The road was blocked at about 20 locations along the Halhaley – Dorokha stretch.

His Majesty The King graces parliament closing

His Majesty The King graced the closing ceremony of the second session of the third Parliament today. The summer session began on the 23rd of May.

Monsoon in time for Kanglung

The heavy rainfall these days created havoc in most part of the country, but for the farmers of some villages in Kanglung, Trashigang, it came as a blessing. it’s the time for paddy transplantation and irrigation water has always been a problem, but this year, timely rain, thas made them a happier lot.
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Way forward to improve the state of the nation

The government will introduce breastfeeding allowance as a part of the one thousand golden days plus programme. Under this program, the government will take care of the mother and child since the day of conception. This is one of the commitments that the government wish to achieve in the next one year.

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