English | Dzongkha Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tigress spotted with three cubs after seven years

Bhutan is on track to contribute to the global ambition of doubling the tiger population by next year. And in remarkable news, camera traps have spotted a tigress, not seen since 2014 with three cubs in Zhemgang. The Zhemgang Forest Division office also confirmed that another tigress with three more cubs is also thriving in the jungles of Zhemgang.   

Man dies from a snake bite in Trongsa

A 23-year-old man from Bashibi village under Langthil Gewog in Trongsa died on Sunday after being bitten on the index finger by a snake. A source said that the deceased was playing with the snake before it bit him. 

Uesu and Samar in Haa anticipate better mobile networks

People in parts of Uesu and Samar Gewogs in Haa will soon get rid of their disgruntlement regarding the poor mobile network connectivity. Both Bhutan Telecom and Tashi Cell are working towards improving the network, especially the internet service in the locality.

Raising chili seedlings in Polytunnel, faster and healthier

In Punakha, locals of Yebisa Chiwog have found an alternative to raise chili seedlings – an easier and better one. Polytunnel, a mini-greenhouse has replaced the conventional method of raising chili seedlings in an open area.

Bamboo cup, an alternative for chili growers in Dagana

The closure of borders and restriction on imports has not only boosted local produce but has also triggered innovations among the people in the country. In Dagana, in absence of plastic cups, chilli growers of Samarchhu under Tsenda-Gang Gewog have found an alternative to raise chilli saplings– Bamboo cups. 

Haa landfill in shambles

Reportedly endangering the health of people and animals nearby and damaging the forest, the Haa waste disposal site at Anakha in Uesu Gewog continues to be a nuisance. The 10 years capacity of the landfill was over in 2016, but waste disposal at the site seems to find no end.

Fodder shortage in winter becomes history in Lhuntse

Dairy farmers of Lhuntse will no longer have to travel miles in search of fodder for their cattle, beating the harsh winter and terrains. They have found the answer in Hydroponic farming, a technology of horticulture, which grows plants in a greenhouse without using soil.

OTP scam victimises WhatsApp users

OTP scam or One-time Password scam is quite familiar among the WhatsApp users this time around. A phone-hacking scam has been making its way around on the app. It is a trick designed by hackers to gain illegal access to the accounts.  

Reliable mobile network, a must for Samarchhu in Dagana

Telecommunication has become an indispensable tool of information and communication today, especially when times are eclipsed by difficulties such as the pandemic, but Samarchhu under Tsenda-Gang Gewog in Dagana has been left-out for decades now.
Just about three hours’ drive from the gewog station, the remotest chiwog in the dzongkhag not even have a proper mobile […]

Learning Management System for a synthesized teaching and learning experience

Considering the huge potential of online learning for students, beginning the 2021 academic year, the education ministry will implement the Learning Management System. The system, which is first of its kind, will focus both on classroom and virtual teaching and learning.

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