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Will beef be on the menu?

Movement against the ban on slaughter of cows in India could affect supply of beef By Kinley Yonten The meat ban month is over, but it is not sure if the flow of meat, especially beef would be as smooth as before the ban. In recent months, there is a movement in India to ban the slaughter of cows. Cows …

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Hospitals need to improve patient’s meals

Patient meals are not provided based on nutritional requirement of the patients, finds RAA   By Kinley Yonten Not meeting specific nutritional needs of patients could deteriorate their condition and prolong hospital stay as well as their recovery, according to an audit report on performance audit of hospital food. Patient meals were not provided based on nutritional requirements or disease …

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Electronic Government Procurement system has no excuse to fail: Lyonchhen

By Tshering The use of Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP) System will be made compulsory from January next year. During the launch of the system on Thursday, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said the e-GP has no excuse to fail and it has to succeed. “If it fails, it is because of the government, because we are the largest procurer in the …

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Mewang Gyalsey archery tournament concludes Samtse bags first prize

  By Staff Reporter  His Royal Highness Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji Wangchuck graced the grand finale of Mewang Gyalsey Archery Tournament, played on imported bow in the Yangphel style on February 8. It was organized by the Office of the Gyaltshab, Gyalpoizhing, Mongar as part of commemoration of the first birth anniversary of His Royal Highness Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.   The programme …

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Villages getting empty in Zangthiy

  20 percent of people left in the last three years By Kinley Yonten Wang Gyeltshen is becoming old. At 63, the farmer of Zangthiy, Lauri gewog, cannot till his land. Wang Gyeltshen and his wife left their village and moved to SamdrupJongkhar three years ago to live with their daughter who has a government job. They left their houseand …

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