The weeklong course comprised clinical orientation and training on ems, trauma and obstetric care
Health: Forty-one medical professionals are all set to rescue lives in different parts of the country.
They include 26 medical doctors, six dentists and nine nurses, who completed clinical orientation and training on emergency medical services, trauma and obstetric care, the first of its kind being carried out in the country.
“The fresh doctors and nurses are ready to go and do [... Read More]
Momring village in Lauri is about seven hours walk from road end
The Jomotsangkha-Jompa link reaches the gewog centre; villages are still more an hour’s walk away
Lauri: Although Samdrupjongkhar’s remotest gewog, Lauri, is getting connected with a farm road from Jomotsangkha, it still needs more to reach its villages.
For now, the 69km farm road from Jomotsangkha would reach only until Jompa, the gewog centre. From there, the villages that are scattered across mountains require at least an hour to reach.
Lauri gup, Pema Dendup, said the [... Read More]
Save the rim or bear the brunt of vandals
Photo: Karma Dupchu
Rites: The purjang ceremony of the late former Drabi Lopon, Kinley Gyeltshen, will be held today in Punakha.
The funeral rites prayer ceremony will be conducted from two directions. His Holiness the Je Khenpo and two lopons of the dratshang will preside over the Chenrizig sungchog (prayer dedicated to Avalokiteshvara or embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas) from the east direction, while Dorji Lopon, along with two other lopons, trulkus, lam netens [... Read More]
His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck visited the Princely State of Liechtenstein in Europe from January 14 to 19 on the invitation of His Serene Highness, Prince Philipp von und zu Liechtenstein, brother of the Reining Prince of Liechtenstein and Chairman of the Liechtenstein Global Trust.
As part of the visit, HRH attended a workshop, which is linked to the initiative of [... Read More]
Specialised agencies will be hired to execute remedial works around slide-affected areas to be completed before monsoon
PHPA I: Works on Punatsangchhu I project will be in full swing in two months.
In preparation for that, His Holiness the Je Khenpo yesterday presided over the installation ceremony of sa-chhu-boom-ter (holy vases) at the project’s construction sites.
His Holiness performed installation ceremony around the landslide area on the right bank of the project’s dam site, some 10km [... Read More]
Second Parliament’s second session: His Majesty the King being escorted to the Parliament hall yesterday
Parliament: The second parliament session began yesterday with the expression of gratitude to His Majesty the King for his valuable advice, guidance and support at all times, and granting of kidu to the people.
Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said it has not even been six months since they formed the government. “The Cabinet, including the lyonchhoen, although young and inexperienced, managed to serve without much difficulties,because of His Majesty’s constant guidance and support,” he [... Read More]
Police constables said they were not the only ones in police who abused drugs
Judiciary: In a nationwide drug bust operation police carried out in the last one and half months against drug abusers and peddlers, three constables were also implicated.
After detaining them in police quarter guard for more than a month and after a thorough investigation, the three constables were alleged for selling seized controlled substances that were kept with police.
The three constables [... Read More]
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced the salang tendrel (ground breaking ceremony) of the Election Commission of Bhutan’s head office building
ECB: The construction of election commission office at Kawajangsa began yesterday with the conduct of salang tendrel, or the ground-breaking ceremony.
The construction is scheduled for completion by December 2015 for election officials to move into and to be able to conduct the local government elections in 2016.
The Government of India funded structure will be a five-storied one, spreading over 65-decimal land at above Zhorig Chusum institute.
Today, the election commission operates from a private [... Read More]
Dasho (Dr) Sonam Kinga address the inaugural session
NC: The National Council will not deliberate the office of attorney general amendment bill, and the narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and substance abuse amendment bill, during this session.
National Council’s chairperson, Dasho (Dr) Sonam Kinga said two bills deserve thorough review and the amendment would not be done in haste. The house decided to table the two bills in the third session.
Earlier, the house identified four bills to be tabled including the national council [... Read More]