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Deliberation on Customs bill begins

The bill was introduced in Parliament in November last year
NA: The economic affairs committee of the National Assembly yesterday presented the Customs bill to the house. The bill aims to modernise the country’s customs administration system.

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Second calf rally in Trashigang

The best of the exhibited calves were awarded cash prizes

An artificial insemination programme is proving successful 
Livestock: To further encourage dairy farmers to adopt artificial insemination (AI) for improving cattle breeds, the Department of Livestock (DoL) organised a calf rally at Pam in Trashigang on June 1.

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Keeping a tab on students’ mental wellbeing

Police recorded 361 suicide deaths between 2009 and 2013

Counselling: “Teachers must be able to identify students who suffer depression as they deal with different children every day,” said Bumthang’s dzongkhag health officer (DHO) Kinga Gyeltshen while presenting the national suicide prevention action plan, (July 2015-July 2018) to the Ura Central School staff on June 1 in Ura.

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SDF and SCCI to collaborate

SAARC: SAARC Development Fund (SDF) and SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), have jointly announced to work together for regional integration and economic cooperation through collaboration and co-financing of the projects under the three windows of SDF.

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Growing Panbang needs a fuel station

All roads lead to Panbang

Development: Numerous highways connect Panbang, making it a centre of sorts. The number of vehicles passing through the town has increased over the years, and now a fuel station is required.

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Advances made in building local solar fences

Science: If all goes according to plan, students from the College of Science and Technology (CST) in Phuentsholing could start making “low-cost solar fencing” for Tarayana Foundation target sites in the country.

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