Thursday , February 11 2016

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Mongar hospital’s water woes

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Health: It is not yet monsoon, yet taps in Mongar regional referral hospital these days run with dirty and muddy water posing serious risks to patients and equipment.

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Answers to EV policy-II

Study: The luxurious electric car, Tesla, will not be seen on Bhutanese road as the car is expensive and the manufacturer finding Bhutan a too small market.

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Bumthaps still spend GDG on non-economic activities

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Maintenance of farm road and lhakhangs priority of people

Fund: Gewog officials in Bumthang are putting the brakes on funding cultural and religious activities from the gewog development grant (GDG) following a directive from the government to channel the fund to income generating activities in 2014.

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Gelephu as Thrompon hopefuls see

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Election: Issues prominent at the common forum of thromde election in Gelephu yesterday were constituency development, building floodbanks and protecting green bent zone.

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KHP to rent 200 housing units at Khetsang township

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But Trashiyangtse’s municipal office is yet to allow constructions

Hydropower: With the integrated housing colony at the upcoming Khetsang town approved, Kholongchu Hydroelectric Project (KHP) would rent 200 housing units at Khetsang during its construction phase.

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My Country, My Town

  • From work to play: If it’s got wheels, so goes kid’s logic, it’s got to be a ride! Photo by Karma Tenzin
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana
  • Toilet humour: A left-handed compliment is a welcome change from the usual gender discrimination. Photo by Sonam Tobgay
  • Role change: This defunct outdoor tap now serves as the next best thing: a soap-dish hanger. Photo by Tulsi Subba, Dagana