English | Dzongkha Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Opposition Party writes to the PMO in connection with the CFM closure

The Opposition Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa, is seeking clarifications from the government regarding the closure of the Centenary Farmer’s Market (CFM) in Thimphu recently. The letter was submitted to the Prime Minister’s Office yesterday.

A 21-year-old man under custody for alleged involuntary manslaughter, Trongsa

A 21-year old man from Samdrup Jongkhar is under custody for alleged involuntary manslaughter on the night of Sunday, in Trongsa.

A 25-year-old man under custody in connection with a series of burglary cases, Tsirang

A 25-year-old man from Kilkhorthang Gewog in Tsirang is under custody in connection with a series of burglary cases in Tsirang. The suspect was arrested on 16th of this month from his house.
During the preliminary investigation, the suspect was found to be involved in 13 different counts of burglary cases. The suspect has stolen mostly […]

Residents welcome the shifting of flu clinic to multi-level car park, Phuentshogling

The flu clinic in Phuentshogling is now shifted from the hospital to multi-level car park, yesterday. This was as per the Health Ministry’s directives to take flu clinic away from hospitals. In the last 24 hours, over 60 people were screened at the clinic. Since the clinic is within a walking distance, it is convenient for the people to avail the services.

Keeping the rabies at bay, Wangdue Phodrang

Looking at the increasing number of people adopting dogs, more have realised why dogs are called man’s best friend. Just about a hundred pet dogs were vaccinated for rabies some three years ago in Wangdue Phodrang. The world rabies day this time saw almost a thousand pet dogs.

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Sacrificing education to pursue a dream, story of Tshering Samdrup

He could have gone to college, but he did not. He could have worked behind a computer, but he chose otherwise. This is a story of a young village boy in Pema Gatshel who stayed back in the village to help his parents. During the lockdown, he was constructing some structures at his place, but there were no bricks available. And that is when he started making his bricks.

Lyonchhen pledges to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030, UNGA

Joining other world leaders at the United Nations Leaders Event for Nature and People yesterday, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering pledged to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 by continuing to walk on a sustainable path. Prime Minister said Bhutan has always been guided by the farsighted conservation vision of Kings because of which biodiversity and natural heritage are pristine and intact.

Rumours of lockdown in Phuentshogling drive residents to panic buying

After a 32-year-old woman residing at the Forest colony in Phuentshogling tested positive for COVID-19 from flu clinic in the last 24 hours, there has been a rumour of possible lockdown in the town. Towards evening, the town was filled with vehicles and people were indulged in panic buying.

Four under custody in connection with larceny, Bumthang

Bumthang police arrested a 24-year-old man and three other accomplices for allegedly stealing a golden scripture (Gaytongpa Lekbam) and attempting to sell the antique.

Poor facilities in Tagchogang crematorium, Paro

With the increasing population, the Tagchogang crematorium under Hoongrel Gewog in Paro is under pressure. Inadequate land for extension, poor road and inadequate infrastructure among others contribute to inconvenience during the funeral rites. 

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