English | Dzongkha Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Govt. says no need to rush children attaining age five for admission this year itself

The Education Minister during Meet the Press yesterday said there is no need to rush children attaining age five for admission into school this year. He said they can always seek admission next year when the pressure drops.

Five local entrepreneurs win an exposure visit to the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem

Five local entrepreneurs were awarded an exposure visit to the entrepreneurial ecosystem of India after winning the ‘Facets of Entrepreneurship’ competition today. Impressed by the ideas pitched yesterday by 15 Bhutanese entrepreneurs, the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry of India, Piyush Goyal announced that thirty more entrepreneurs will get the same opportunity.

More than 40 acres of forest lost to a fire, Wangduephodrang

More than 40 acres of forest have been lost to a fire today afternoon above Bajo town in Wangdue Phodrang.

Tongmajangsa GC road still to be blacktopped

All gewog centre (GC) roads in Trashi Yangtse has been blacktopped except for the Tongmajangsa GC road. The understanding was Kholongchhu project will do the blacktopping works since heavy vehicles and machinery of the project will be using the road.

2 patrol cars from Japan to assist the police in efficient delivery of services during emergencies

For efficient delivery of services during emergencies, the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Project of the Embassy of Japan in India donated two police patrol cars to the Royal Bhutan Police today.

Promoting cross-boundary cooperation for conservation and development of Yak

To foster the cross-boundary cooperation for conservation and development of Yak, the Department of livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests handed over two best quality yaks to Nepal and 0ne to Sikkim yesterday.

40-year-old man under Jaigaon police custody for alleged illegal possession of arms

A 40-year-old man from Bumthang is under Jaigaon police custody in India for alleged possession of two improvised handguns, two bullets and few handsets.

His Holiness the Je Khenpo presides over Chenrezig Dungdrup, Lhuentse

His Holiness the Je Khenpo is presiding over a weeklong Chenrezig Dungdrup along with 150 monks at Namdruling Goenzin Dratshang in Lhuentse beginning from today.

Starting a project office under the PMO for electric train service works

In the latest development towards realising the government’s plan of starting an electric train service between Paro and Thimphu, works have begun to establish a project office under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

Rural-rural migration tops rural-urban migration

Rural-Urban migration is no longer the largest flow of internal migration in Bhutan as Rural to Rural migration tops the flow of internal migration. According to a report by the National statics Bureau, more than 51 per cent of recent migrants were rural to rural.

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