English | Dzongkha Thursday, March 22, 2018

Farm road to connect all the villages in Khar, Pema Gatshel

The ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the five-kilometre farm road in La Bar and Kheng Zor Chiwog under Khar Gewog in Pema Gatshel was held yesterday.

Beauty parlours warned not to carry out any other activities

Beauty parlours in Phuentshogling will not be allowed to carry out any other activities, apart from cutting hair and beautification, a notification from the Regional Trade and Industry office in Phuentshogling, reads.

An initiative club, Delivery ‘K4’, launched

An initiative club set up by the Bhutan Dragons Motorcycle called Delivery‘K4’ Bhutan was launched in Thimphu, today. The initiative, the club said, is dedicated to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo for his 60th Birth Anniversary.

Tug of war over road alignment halts construction

The construction of the Gewog Centre Road of Shingkhar in Zhemgang is yet to resume after works came to a halt about three months ago. The Shingkhar Gewog centre road has been fraught with setbacks since its construction began early last year.

Controversial Buli-Tsaidang road still inaccessible

Even after all these years, the controversial Buli-Tsaidang farm road is inaccessible to the people, most of the time. It took nine years to complete the 19-kilometre road in Zhemgang.

Proposed mining site in Monggar draws ire of local residents

Heated words were exchanged during a public consultation meeting to establish mining site in Monggar. The proposed site is at Rokshaphung under Chagsakhar Gewog.

Sunkosh town planning yet to take off

People in Sunkosh under Dagana Dzongkhag are frustrated due to the long overdue town planning at Sunkosh. Constructions have been kept on hold for more than a decade now.

Citrus rehabilitation programme rekindles hopes of Baeyul Kinza farmers

Hopes have rekindled once again for the villagers of Baeyul Kinza, one of the remote villages under Chhukha Dzongkhag. They are now looking forward to growing oranges once again, their only cash crop. The villagers had lost this cash crop to a citrus greening outbreak in the area in 2003. The ministry of agriculture and forests launched the citrus rehabilitation programme last month.

Impassable road cuts off Paro’s Bjatokha village

A two-kilometre farm road in Bjatokha village in Paro remains unusable as a result of heavy rainfall, last year, cutting off the village from the main road. The road is impassable even on foot.

Discontinuation of public transport affects locals

The public transport bus service between Zhemgang and Gelegphu has been discontinued for about two weeks now, much to the chagrin of the locals.

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