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Group of women commercial...

If not all, the majority of Bhutanese raise at least few indoor and outdoor plants and flowers to beautify their residences. This culture has shot up demand for decorative plants and flowers in the markets. In Dagana, anticipating a brisk business and taking advantage of abundant varieties of orchids in the district, a group of eight women in Gesarling chiwog under Gesarling gewog ventured into commercial orchid farming in March this year. Although there is no official record, the district is known for its rich habitation of wild orchids.

Samdingkha-Sewla farm roa...

Bumpy rides, vehicle damages, farm products rotting in fields, and carrying patients to the highway – these are still fresh memory among the people of Jangwakha-Sewla chiwog under Chhubu Gewog in Punakha. But it’s fading away by the day. They now have a good road, an indispensable treat that is making their lives better. 

Bhutan This Week (July 23...

Bhutan This Week (July 23- 29, 2021)

Health ministry rolls out...

Around 50,000 children aged between 12 and 17 will receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine in the next one week. The vaccination started today in nine districts. The Moderna is the second vaccine after Pfizer, approved for use in children in this age group.

Police seize close to 39,...

Thimphu Police seized close to 39,000 Spasmo-Proxyvon (SP) Plus capsules recently. The drugs addressed to a shop in Thimphu were consigned from Jaigaon, India via Gelegphu. First intercepted by Customs officials in Gelegphu, the consignment was allowed for transhipment to the addressee in order to nab the suspect. However, the suspect is still at large.

Torrential rain wreaks ha...

Heavy rainfall has wreaked havoc in Monggar yesterday. More than 250 households in three gewogs have reported damages to crops, properties and farm roads.

BPC employee allegedly em...

A former accountant of Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC) in Paro allegedly embezzled funds amounting to around Nu 1.42 M. According to the Anti-Corruption Commission's (ACC) investigation report, she also allegedly forged signatures and submitted fake bills to settle advances and repay her borrowings. BPC reported the case to the ACC in 2018.

Drangja Goenpa’s fa...

Over the years, Drangja Goenpa of Loong-nyi Gewog in Paro has seen several developmental activities. If there is one thing that hasn't been able to keep up with the ever-developing community it is the farm road there. The three-kilometre long farm road was constructed over 15 years ago and is in dire need of maintenance today.

People question quality o...

People of Zhemgang have become frustrated over the condition of the Tingtibi-Gongphu Highway. Around six kilometres of the road blacktopped in February has already started to deteriorate. People are questioning the quality of the works carried out.

Water woes in Samdrup Jon...

Many in the south welcome the rain because it is an opportunity to beat the blazing heat. But it is not without problems. The water sources are damaged and supply disrupted. And this is a perennial problem in Samdrup Gatshel, Kipshe and Bangtsho in Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde. 

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