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Fourth annual rhododendron festival begins

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The festival is expected to conserve and preserve the pristine nature

Festival: The three-day annual rhododendron festival began yesterday at the Royal Botanical Park in Lamperi profoundly known as the rhododendron garden.

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Pana to get its first farm road by 2017

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Roads: Six villages of Pana in Sampheling gewog, Chukha will be connected by a farm road by next year.

At present a 5km road that starts from Singye Chhu close to the Pasakha industrial estate is under development and will be completed in July.

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Pemagatshel DT demands company maintains roads

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Highway: Pemagatshel highway is dusty and riddled with potholes.

The members of Pemagatshel Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) said that it is not only the responsibility of Department of Roads (DoR) to repair the highway, but also of Druk Satir Corporation Limited.

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Punakha ready for Zhabdrung Kuchoe

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Hundreds have been involved in the preparations

Event: Punakha dzong is all set to observe 400 years of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal’s arrival in Bhutan on April 16, during which the naming ceremony of HRH The Gyalsey is also set to happen.

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My Country, My Town

  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
  • Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
    Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
  • Hanging by a thread: Wonder how the streetlight got that way and when it will get fixed.
  • Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
    Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Guess wh- -’s missing? A prominent blooper, this, and in a gold frame, no less! Photo by Pema Wangmo, SDFSec, Thimphu
  • Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi
    Lock up: No cigar for guessing who occupies these premises Photo by Dorji Wangdi