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Flash flood causes damage in Zawa-Jarogang Chiwog in Wangdue

A flash flood damaged the gewog centre road, farm road, irrigational canal, drinking water supply and a bridge in Zawa-Jarogang Chiwog in Wangdue Phodrang on the night of May 27. 

Shabei Goenchu, an income generator

Cucumbers, locally known as Shabei Goenchu is flooding the market these days and people from Punakha are making good incomes from selling it. 35-year-old Daw is one among others from Mendagang, Dzomi Gewog, Punakha who do mass cucumber plantation.

Schools observe Menstrual Hygiene Day

To observe Menstrual Hygiene Day, 32 schools under Thimphu Thromde conducted a door to door awareness campaign in their school locality today.  

Dzongkha language option available in BoB’s major digital platforms

As an initiative to preserve and promote the national language and to support the national goal of financial inclusion, the Bank of Bhutan (BoB) launched all banking terminals in Dzongkha today. This according to the bank will make it convenient for those clients who cannot read or write in English.

Landslide damages hut in Monggar

A landslide triggered by continuous rain has completely damaged a temporary hut at Pirmani in Monggar this morning.

Chamkhar Chu Hydropower plan scrapped

During the National Assembly session yesterday, the government announced that plan for Chamkhar chu Hydropower project is withdrawn. The Economic Affairs Minister said the project will have a huge negative impact on the environment and may cost more than what can be achieved later after the construction.

Five new entry points for regional tourists still under review

Although the National Assembly endorsed five new entry and exit points for the regional tourists in the first session of the third parliament, implementation of the project will take some time.

NC’s Special Committee for TVET proposes five recommendations

The Special Committee for TVET proposed five recommendations while presenting the final review report on the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the fourth sitting of the National Council today.

Construction of a Farm road for Serduwa Chiwog started

Farm road is a necessity for the growth of a village. A road is, in most of the cases, followed by developmental facilities. Bainang Gonpa-Mangthari village in Serduwa chiwog, Dungmaed Gewog, Pema Gatshel will soon have their dream for a farm road fulfilled.

Ozone Layer in safe hands if NC’s recommendations get through

The National Council unanimously agreed to the recommendations submitted by the  Natural Resources and Environment Committee on the ratification of the amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete Ozone Layer. The house also ratified the Bilateral Air Services Agreement with the United Arab Emirates yesterday.
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