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Trashigang DT forms four committee

In the last day of Dzongkhag Tshogdu(DT) in Trashigang yesterday, local leaders formed four committees as per the Local Government Act of Bhutan 2009. At a time when the government has begun initiating greater decentralisation progress with increased development and financial power to the local governments, the committee is expected …

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Missing monk found in Trashigang

A 13-year-old monk of Dechenphodrang lhakhang in Thimphu, who went missing since August 2 was found yesterday in Trashigang. A relative found the monk, who is from Yalang in Trashiyangtse, sitting on a concrete step below the BoB in Trashigang alone at 10am. Sources said the boy doesn’t remember how …

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Trashigang dzongkhag to deploy an engineer for two gewogs

Local leaders in Trashigang are frustrated. They claim they discussed the need for engineers and accountants in gewogs during dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) several times. They also cited the provisions of Local Government Act that mandates deployment of engineers and accountants in every gewog. They are questioning why the Royal Civil …

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Trashigang to get another vegetable shed

Preliminary work on construction of separate vegetable market shed for local produce going on at Trashigang town

To encourage local vegetables vendors, the Trashigang dzongkhag administration has awarded worth of Nu.2.78 million works to local contractor for construction of extended vegetable market shed in Trashigang town.  Today, most of the local vegetable vendors sell their vegetables along the footpath of Methidrang stream and around Mani dungkhor area.  …

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Windstorms flatten maize in Trashigang

One of the affected farmers in Thrimshing gewog

More than 82 households in three gewogs of Trashigang lost at least 59.39 acres of maize and other crops to the recent windstorm . The windstorm affected most parts of Thrimshing and Kangpara gewogs.Rainfall since July 9 also contributed to the damage. To read more, please subscribe by registering at …

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12 years to widen Samdrupjongkhar – Trashigang highway?

Works and human settlement minister Dorji Tshering said the progress on the Samdrupjongkhar – Trashigang highway has been prolonged due to budget constraints and lack of workers at the construction sites. Trashigang National Council member Lhatu on June 7 questioned the minister on the delay of Project DANTAK’s work to …

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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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