The works and human settlement minister attributed poor management as one contributing factor for water shortages in the country during the National Assembly’s question-hour session yesterday.Read More »
He knew the way, he went the way, and he showed the way. He had not only the vision but strived to be a yardstick of quality. He would not settle for anything less than excellence.Read More »
A round a hundred dogs were recently abandoned in Gaigurey in Chukka.
Many of them had been tied up inside sacks and dumped. Around 20 dogs died, some from suffocation, some from being hit by vehicles.Read More »
Schools around the country will soon be done with mid-term examinations and the children will be out on a break. This is a worrying time for elders, particularly in the urban centres.Read More »
A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run incident on the expressway this week.
This is not the first death to occur on this road.Read More »
National Council’s (NC) recommendation to develop an integrated IT-based information sharing system to address corruption in the country comes at the right time. Lack of such a facility or system has cost the nation dearly as instances of corruption continue to unfold.Read More »
Many of us may have cursed out of frustration at not being able to finish a conversation or at the amount of time wasted waiting for data to download onto a phone.Read More »
The need of a proper public transport system for the major urban centres has become urgent.
That the Bhutanese ego encourages ownership of vehicles and prevents one from considering the switch to public transport should not dissuade authorities from giving this service the required support.Read More »
Media freedom is important. Where press cannot be free, there will be corruption, lack of accountability and transparency. It is not for no reason that Edmund Burke said nearly two centuries ago that yonder in the reporters’ gallery is a fourth estate more important far than all the eminent and venerable branches of the government.Read More »
World No Tobacco Day was observed in the country last week.
Among the events that day, the Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority received a meritorious certificate from the World Health Organisation for their clear vision and outstanding contributions towards combatting tobacco use.Read More »