English | Dzongkha Friday, January 19, 2018

Painstakingly long wait for landowners of Tungkutenpa Township

The wait has been prolonging for the landowners of Tungkutenpa Township in Panbang. They are yet to get the approval for going ahead with construction activities. And this delay, they claim is costing them.

CDCL to construct power transmission towers of NHEP

To enhance Bhutanese expertise in constructing power transmission lines for hydropower projects in the country, the Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL) will construct some 57 power transmission towers for Nikachhu Hydro Energy Project in Trongsa.

Low orange yield perturbs mandarin farmers in Samtse

Mandarin farmers in Samtse did not end 2017 on a high note and that is due to low orange yield. Last year, the yield dipped by 40 per cent compared to 2016.

100 students from 13 central schools gaining electrical maintenance skills

Carrying out minor electrical, plumbing or automobile maintenance works in some schools of southern and western regions will not be a hassle anymore.

Bhutan’s import of edibles from India down by half a billion ngultrum

Bhutan’s import of food items from India decreased by close to half a billion ngultrum in the first half of 2017 as compared to the same period in the previous year. In 2016, the import worth stood at over Nu 3 Bn.

OAG investigating alleged duping of people in Tsirang by PDP workers

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is investigating the alleged duping of public in Tsirang by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) workers. They are alleged to have promised loans and collected fees from farmers through a fake Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Limited (REDCL) office.

Portable toilets brought in to improve sanitation during public events

Sanitation, especially with regard to public toilets during national events and in times of disaster, is expected to improve hereon. The Bhutan Toilet Organisation (BTO) recently introduced its National Portable Toilet Fleet with 22 units of portable toilets.

Ugyen Thegchogling Zangdopelri consecrated in Tingtibi

Gangtey Trulku, Kunzang Pema Namgyel, consecrated the Uygen Thegchogling Zangdopelri at Tingtibi in Zhemgang today.

Widening of Monggar-Lhuentse highway deferred: MoWHS Minister

Widening works of Monggar-Lhuentse highway has been deferred due to delay in construction of Shingkhar-Gorgan bypass. This was shared by Works and Human Settlement Minister, Dorji Choden while meeting with the people of Gangzur Gewog of Lhuentse recently.

Blacktopped Thrimshing GC road bring cheers to villagers

The newly blacktopped Gewog Centre or GC road in Thrimshing Gewog of Trashigang has brought smiles on the faces of villagers. They have now become ambitious to try out commercial farming on a vast scale to uplift their livelihoods.

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