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Common leopard attacks three vehicles in Trashigang

A common leopard attacked three vehicles near the Bhutan Oil Distributor (BOD) station in Trashigang around 8am yesterday. A businessman, Galay Wangchuk, was returning home after dropping his children to school in Pam when the animal, which was half covered in dirt, was walking along the roadside a few hundred …

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Speed gun to deter over-speeding along Kanglung-Trashigang highway

With the completion of the widening and blacktopping works at the Kanglung-Trashigang highway, over-speeding along the stretch is on the rise, according to officials from the Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA). Officials said despite regular inspections and awareness programmes on traffic regulations, drink driving and over speeding are the …

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Two projects on land use certificate inaugurated in Trashigang

His Royal Highness Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, accompanied by Ashi Yeatso Lhamo, inaugurated two projects on Land Use Certificate (LUC) for 38 unemployed youth in Lumang and Yangnyer gewogs in Trashigang yesterday. The project began as a component of land kidu in Lhuntse last year. The project among others is …

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Flash flood causes drinking water shortage in Trashigang town

The flash flood of July 22 in Trashigang washed away water pipelines in three different locations at the source near Rangshikhar, affecting about 5,000 residents. Drinking water supply for the town, hospital and Melphey area has remained disrupted since the flooding. The same water source is also channeled to the …

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Flood protection wall saves Trashigang town’s lower market

A flash flood from Rangshikhar in Trashigang on the evening of July 22 caused the Mithimdrang stream to swell and wash away a wooden cantilever bridge near the archery range. The flash flood started around 7:13pm. The bridge over the flood protection wall was covered in muck cutting off traffic …

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Trashigang short of doctors

Over the past few years, the general hospital in Trashigang has witnessed an increasing number of patients visiting the hospital. The hospital today sees more than 100 patients every day. The 40-bed hospital had four general duties medical officers (GDMO) until last month. By mid-June, three GDMOs left for studies. …

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Trashigang replaces old water distribution tank

After the commissioning of an automated water treatment plant last year, residents of Trashigang town and Melphey faced water shortage this year also. The residents complained that the quality of the water has deteriorated since the onset of monsoon this year. A hotelier said water quality worsens every time rain …

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Multi-sports facility underused in Trashigang

Besides having a well-established multi-sports complex in the dzongkhag, not many tournaments are held for sports like basketball, volleyball and badminton. Save for evenings where a regular group of badminton players use the complex, the sports hall remains almost unused throughout the day. Budget constraints are the biggest challenge to …

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