English | Dzongkha Monday, October 23, 2017

People request for permanent solution as swollen river washes away Buduney road

A part of Samtse-Tashichhoeling road has been washed away by the swollen Dhamdum River at Buduney on the morning of September 5 following heavy downpour.

Bridge over Singyechhu ease lives of Sampheling villagers

Travelling during monsoon for the six villages of Sampheling Gewog in Phuentshogling has now become easier.

Rukoobji villagers mourn loss of traditional water mills

The people of Rukoobji under Saephu Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang want the government to allow them to reconstruct their traditional water mills.

People in Pema Gatshel vent frustration over bad road condition

The bad condition of the road between Belnangzor to Khothakpa in Pema Gatshel is frustrating the people there. They say the road, which is riddled with pot holes, needs urgent attention.

Access to toilet improves lives of Sharriphu villagers

Sharriphu village of Senggey Gewog in Sarpang had a problem with toilets. Some households did not have toilets and had to relieve themselves out in the fields. Others had but it was makeshift ones.

Blacktopping of Drepoong road almost halfway through

Blacktopping of 21-kilometre long Drepoong Gewog Centre (GC) road is in full swing. GC road blacktopping starts from Gyalpoizhing until the Drepoong Gewog Centre.

Dagana’s GC road blacktopping works on track

The blacktopping works for 12 out of 14 Gewog Centre (GC) roads in Dagana will complete by the end of this financial year.

Rural-urban migration leaves Khoma with 26 empty houses

Houses are lying empty and fields fallow in Khoma Gewog in Lhuentse as people migrate to urban areas in a hope to find a better life. The gewog office has recorded 26 empty households over the years in Khoma, which is home to 80 households.

Bhutanese take top positions in Bhutan International Marathon

Sangay Wangchuk, 32, from Royal Bhutan Army won the Bhutan International Marathon for the fourth consecutive year.

Farmers worry as their cardamom dries

Lesser rainfall and excessive heat for the past six month has dried the cardamom plants at Taabji village under Darla Gewog in Chhukha leaving the farmers worried.

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