Construction of National Emergency Operation Centre and 10 helipads on the cards
Preparedness: Should disasters like the recent flash floods or even bigger ones strike the country in the near future, Bhutan would be better prepared.Read More »
Question hour: The academic curriculum for the three new colleges to be established in 2017 in the east, has been confirmed.Read More »
Connectivity: The groundbreaking ceremony for the widening of the Chuzom-Haa road took place yesterday at Neymo in Naja gewog, Paro.Read More »
The ongoing rural electrification works along the Jomolhari trek has allegedly obstructed trekking activities
Tourism: The ongoing rural electrification works along the Jomolhari trek route to supply electricity to the remote gewogs of Soe and Lingzhi has obstructed trekking activities along the route, according to tour operators.
Employment: A team from the labour ministry will leave for Qatar to discuss the issue of the unpaid Bhutanese employees on June 5.Read More »
His accomplice was sentenced to 10 years
Crime: Thimphu district court’s bench IV, yesterday sentenced the three men involved in the murder of a 50-year-old taxi driver in Thimphu last year to prison terms ranging from eight months to 30 years.
Safety: Following the recent temporary ban on import of beans and cauliflower due to chemical contents beyond permissible limit, the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) is continuously testing vegetables and fruits in Phuentsholing.Read More »
Water seepage was found to be the problem
Infrastructure: With several portions of a newly paved road in the Thinleygang area on the Wangdue-Thimphu highway being dug up, local leaders are raising questions about quality and monitoring.
Electricity: With the onset of monsoon, residents of Panbang are anxious about the unreliable electricity supply.Read More »
His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the director general of the Border Roads Organisation of India, Lt General Suresh Sharma, AVSM.Read More »
More than 200 acres have been reclaimed by the agriculture ministry so far
Agriculture: The agriculture ministry planted paddy in three acres of fallow land below Dechenphug monastery on May 28. This was part of the national programme to develop fallow land for crop cultivation.
Employment: The economically inactive population of the country stands at 206,007, which is 36.9 percent of the country’s total working age population (15 years and above) according to the Labour Force Survey 2015.Read More »
The doctor has dismissed the allegations
Medical: A team of four officials in Pemagatshel are investigating an allegation against a doctor of the Nganglam Basic Health Unit (BHU) for negligence that led to the death of a farmer following a snake bike.
The department recommends flexibility in electricity pricing
Industry: External market factors like economic conditions, change in market demand, change in government policy and the labour market, raw materials sourcing, foreign currency problem and change in the price of the electricity affected almost all local industries in the country.Read More »