English | Dzongkha Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ministries and agencies need to acknowledge the importance of DT, Monggar

Getting good support and response from the concerned ministries and agencies still remains a challenge to implement Dzongkhag Tshogdu resolutions in Monggar.

Life skills education more effective than corporal punishment

Life skills education has helped in promoting positive behaviour over the use of corporal punishment, verbal abuse and suspension as a discipline technique in schools.

Southern and Eastern parts to receive heavy to extremely very heavy rainfall during the next 24 hours.

With the monsoon creating havoc in most parts of the country, the National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology in Thimphu shared yet another forecast for heavy to extremely very heavy rainfall during the next 24 hours.

The last of the Gol building

The iconic building, Gorchhim or the round building in Phuentshogling will be dismantled completely this month. Over ninety per cent of dismantling works is already over.

NA endorsed budget appropriation bill 2019-2020

The National Assembly today endorsed the Budget appropriation bill  2019-2020. The national assembly approved 5 out of 6 recommendations made by the National Council. The house disapproved the recommendation to increase the budget for the training, workshops and orientation for teachers. The house also discussed on the recommendation made by the National Council on the concerns of cost escalation and delay of Punatshangchu Hydroelectric Project 1.

2 died in a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall

A landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall has killed two people in Dorokha today. The continuous downpour, landslides, flash floods and falling boulders in many parts of the southern areas have also caused several roadblocks across the country.

NC adopts 3 recommendations for education

With the closing of National Council today, the House unanimously adopted three recommendations to the issues related to education with all the 20 members present voting in favour.

NA passed amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

The National Assembly today passed the amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The Protocol is a multilateral environmental agreement that regulates the production and consumption of ozone-depleting substances.

SDGs committee at the Parliament level

The Parliament yesterday agreed to form a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) committee at the parliament level to oversee the progress and challenges in the implementation of SDGs.

Medical and Industrial Gas without customers, Gelegphu

The Medical and Industrial Gas Manufacturing Unit in Gelegphu has temporarily shut down its production after operating for just a week. The produce hit Bhutanese market from March this year. 

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