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Stray horses a problem in Trashigang

Development has brought a new problem to some of the villages of Trashigang. With roads connecting all the villages, horses are now redundant. They are no longer the principal means of transportation.

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Trashigang and Sarpang have most top ranking schools

With seven schools on the top-10 lists, Sarpang dzongkhag has the highest number of top performing schools in both Class III and VI levels. Trashigang has the highest number of top ranked schools for both Class X and XII levels with four schools. This is according to the education ministry’s …

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Trashigang bans movement of livestock and its products

A mass vaccination started on March 21 in Trashigang

The Trashigang dzongkhag administration on March 21 issued a ban order on movement of livestock and livestock products from Kanglung gewog. The order was issued after a disease investigation report by the veterinary hospital in Trashigang found the suspected rabid dogs positive for rabies. The tests were conducted in the …

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Trashigang and T/yangste celebrates HM’s birth anniversary

Students take part in His Majesty’s birthday celebration in Trashigang

With national flags flying through the streets in Trashigang town, about 300 people had gathered at the football ground of Trashigang Middle Secondary School on February 21 to celebrate His Majesty The King’s birth anniversary. Trashigang dzongdag, Chekey Gyeltshen briefed the gathering on the significance of the occasion and said …

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Business not as usual for automobile workshops in Trashigang 

With most commuters plying the Gyalpoizhing-Nganglam highway, automobile workshops along the Trashigang-Samdrupjongkhar road are seeing a decline in business.

Business for automobile workshops in Trashigang that repair and maintain vehicles plying the Trashigang – Samdrupjongkhar highway has dried-up after the opening of the Gyalpoizhing – Nganglam highway. Serzang workshop’s owner Tshewang Namgyel said two years ago, development activities were on going across the eastern dzongkhags and their automobiles were …

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A tough year for Trashigang and Trashiyangtse 

From being almost wrecked by a flash flood to curfews at night, residents of Trashigang town had to brave numerous challenges in the year of the dog. A flash flood from Rangshikhar on the evening of July 22 caused the Mithimdrang stream to swell and wash away a wooden cantilever …

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Forest fire still raging in Bartsham, Trashigang

Steep and rocky terrain make it difficult for volunteers to contain the forest fire that has been raging in Bartsham, Trashigang since December 31

Parts of northern Trashigang and areas above Drangmechu remained under a blanket of smoke on New Year day following a forest fire in Muktangkhar in Bartsham. The fire that started towards the afternoon on December 31 has razed more than 100 acres of chirpine forest as of yesterday evening. Police, Desuups, forest …

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Trashigang celebrates national day in Bartsham 

A crop exhibition by farmers of Bartsham, Bidung, Samkhar and Shongphu gewogs was held at the celebration.

More than a thousand people gathered at the Bartsham Central School ground to celebrate the 111th National Day in Trashigang yesterday. The gloomy weather did not deter people from flocking at the venue as early as 7 am. Ugyen from Yangkhar village in Bartsham gewog headed for the venue around …

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Samkhar gewog has the highest number of biogas plants in Trashigang

Rinchen Wangpo is one of the first recipients of the biogas plants in the village

For the last three years, Ugyen Wangdi a farmer from Bikhar-Domkhar chiwog in Trashigang has not refilled his liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder. His firewood consumption of about three bolero pickup loads has also halved. This reduction in the consumption of LPG cylinders and firewood according to him is because …

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Search on for burglar in Trashigang 

The burglar was caught on CCTV

Search is still on for the suspect involved in a burglary incident earlier this month. On December 1, a couple residing in lower market area were robbed off Nu 75,000 from their two-storied traditional house in town. The incident, according to them, took place between 7-8:30pm. The case was reported …

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Trashigang flood restoration works yet to begin

Safety last? With restoration works to rebuild the broken flood protection wall and other areas in town yet to begin, the children’s park in Trashigang town has become a risk prone area

Metal rods on either side of the flood protection wall remain exposed while pieces of the railings hang carelessly. These are some of the remains the flash flood of July 22 left behind in Trashing town. The children’s park that was covered in muck from the flood remains covered in dust today. Parts of the …

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Hoteliers in Trashigang disappointed with LPG distribution

Without the refills on the BIG cylinders, hoteliers and restaurant owners in Trashigang have resorted to using subsidised LPG cylinders

For almost seven months, restaurant owners and hoteliers in Trashigang have not received refills on their commercial liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders. Supplied by the Bhutan Industrial Gas (BIG), the commercial gas has left many hoteliers disgruntled with its irregular service and exorbitant charges. After observing a shortage of subsidised …

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Trashigang’s oldest farm road in need of maintenance

For almost 57 years, the farm road towards Rangshikhar goenpa in Trashigang has not seen any major maintenance. Project DANTAK constructed the first 8km road in 1962. It was the first farm road in the dzongkhag then. Another 5km was constructed privately from the lhakhang until the goenpa 15 years …

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