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Samrang Gewog lights up from the darkness


The pitch dark nights in the villages of Samrang Gewog under Samdrup Jongkhar is now a tale of yore now. Samrang Gewog is one of the eight gewogs to receive electricity recently.

No age limit for the love of football


Age is no bar if you love a game. This is the message the 65-year-old Ugyen Namgay is sending out at the first ever veteran’s football tournament underway in Gelegphu.

A school earning a million from waste


Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu earned about a million ngultrum by selling wastes last year. The school started the initiative of collecting and selling wastes in July last year.

Chhuzanggang gearing up for commercial farming


Support from the government to mechanise farming is encouraging more and more farmers in Chhuzanggang gewog under Sarpang Dzongkhag to take up farming. This will go a long way in helping government achieve its target of self sufficiency in rice.

Damji weekend market revives after three years


The Sunday market in Damji in Gasa was an initiative to help enhance vegetable production, and create marketing link between customers and growers. Initially, with no customers, the market died only to revive again.

Eco-lodges in Zhemgang seeing more visitors


Locals running the Eco-lodges in Zhemgang say, they are seeing increasing number of visitors coming to the vacation sites.

Thasa, a valley from the past


A journey to Thasa chiwog under Largyab Gewog in Dagana will take you back in time. Nothing much seems to have changed in this Chiwog of 25 households.

Arekha students’ dream tour to Thimphu


Eleven top students from Arekha Primary School in Chhukha for the first time visited Thimphu and Paro on Sunday on a study tour.

23 households don’t want to be part of the town

23 households don’t want to be part of the town

Twenty-three households of Poengar and Yulling villages in Trongsa were formerly under Nubi Gewog. They were made part of Trongsa town later during the delimitation carried out for elections. Poengar and Yulling are now seeking to detach themselves from the Thromde and instead be part of Nubi Gewog, where they belonged.

Treading a path less travelled

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Their callings in life are different, they have realised. The full realisation dawned upon them when they were on the brink of a dream, they had harboured since adolescence.



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