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The blessed water of Radhi

Belief: Surrounded by colorful prayer flags, the thrichu (blessed water) located right beside the farm road at Manichu in Radhi is a hot spot for people of Trashigang and neighboring dzongkhags.

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What’s in a name

To the gewog of Samrang, which awaits approval on a name change, its very identity is at stake Identity: The Department of Local Government (DLG) is yet to respond to the Samrang gup's request to change the name of the gewog to Doserling.

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Dreams of a Golden Youth

Profile: As a young girl growing up in one of the remote schools in the country, Karma Choki dreamt of being a forensic scientist. Later, she became interested in medicine and now aspires to be an ophthalmologist.

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A decade of shoemaking dream

The 50 year old is working on making school shoes

Entrepreneur: A right pair of shoes can change lives. Dodo, a 50-year old entrepreneur believes in this and is adamant to prove it shortly.

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Wangdue farmers return to grow fruits and vegetables

Agriculture has started to become a choice of employment for graduates and school dropouts Agriculture: After migrating to Thimphu 25 years ago, Phub Tshering, 51 from Goenkha village in Phangyul, Wangdue returned to his village this year to work on his fields that had remained fallow to date.

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Fallow land revived for paddy cultivation

The project is designed to produce about two tons of paddy and 1,300 tons of rice Agriculture: The 662 acres of government land that has remained fallow for decades because of security issues and wildlife conflict in three villages of Phuntshothang gewog will now be arable with an agriculture rehabilitation project underway in the gewog.

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