English | Dzongkha Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Crowding for LPG cylinders in Gelegphu

People of Gelegphu stand in a queue with their empty liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders from as early as five in the morning. They brave the heat in the never-ending line to deposit their empty cylinder and take home a coupon.

Blacktopping of the Korphu GC road contract terminated for poor progress

The Department of Roads (DoR) Regional Office in Trongsa has terminated the contract of blacktopping of the Korphu Gewog Centre (GC) road, after the contractor failed to meet the deadline, despite reminding several times. It has been more than three years now, but the works still remain incomplete without any progress.

Bad road between Trailing and automobile workshop in Monggar irks commuters

The road between Trailing and automobile workshop area in Monggar is in poor condition. A few metres of the road is riddled with potholes and uneven surface. People residing near the workshop area say it has been more than three years without any major maintenance works carried out. 

Zhelngo village of Sharpa Gewog faces irrigation problem

Summer is here, a time for paddy cultivation across the country but farmers of Zhelngo village of Sharpa Gewog in Paro are upset with their dry paddy fields.

FM questioned on govt.’s measures to address impacts of pay revision:NC

The finance minister was asked on the government’s plans and measures to tackle impacts of pay revision in the National Council yesterday. The council members highlighted possibilities of increase in the price of commodities and house rents.

Suspected stem borer affecting maize in Trashigang

An insect pest suspected to be stem borer affected about eight to nine acres of maize belonging to about 26 households in Kharza_Leyphu chiwog of Yangnyer Gewog in Trashigang.

Bali’s source of irrigation fluctuates with the weather

Kerina Chhu, a small stream flowing from the base of a mountain in Bali village of Chhubu Gewog in Punakha fluctuates with the weather. Depending on it as a source for their irrigation during paddy season is worrisome.

Tsirang serious on plastic ban

Reinforcement of plastic ban by the National Environment Commission since April this year strengthened Tsirang Dzongkhag’s strict ban on plastics that was in practice since last year.

Dropping of oranges before it is picked

People of Kharza_Leyphu chiwog of Yangnyer Gewog in Trashigang are worried with the dropping of oranges when it is about to ripe.

Narphoong without adequate drinking water for 2 years

Two years ago, road widening works of Samdrup Jongkhar- Trashigang highway has left Narphoong chiwog in Gomdar Gewog without drinking water supply. The village is still suffering.

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