Friday , November 27 2015

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    Parliament endorses the last three thromdes

    Joint sitting: As proposed by the special committee of the Parliament, the joint sitting yesterday endorsed Betekha in Naja gewog as Paro’s yenlag thromde and Denchi and Nganglam as Pemagtshel’s dzongkhag and yenlag thromdes respectively.

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Dakphel village awaits merger with Trong


The demkhong delimitation rules may however be a stumbling block to the process

LG: Dakphel village’s almost 14 years of plea both verbally and in writing to be merged with Trong gewog from the existing Nangkor gewog in Zhemgang has received little attention from local leaders.

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Bhutan celebrates UN Day

A thousand butter lamps were lit at the Trashichhodzong on October 24 to celebrate the United Nations Day. Speaker Jigme Zangpo, ministers, senior civil servants and members of Parliament joined the UN community at the event. Speaker Jigme Zangpo said UN’s achievements have contributed to a safer and more secure ...

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Nichula community centre under utilized


Its distance to the gewog office is to blame 

ICT: Located at Bichgaon, the community centre (CC) building of Nichula gewog in Lhamoizingkha, Dagana is a welcome sight for travellers. As it is located between the villages of Daragaon and Alley-Katarey, this centre was constructed keeping in mind optimum utilisation.

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“Bhutan is an important country for Helvetas”


President of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Elmar Ledergerber is in the country to celebrate 40 years of Bhutan – Helvetas cooperation.  He shares with Kuensel’s Sonam Pelden, his views on development and the changes over the years in his journey as a student journalist, a politician and as a non- government organization worker

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Villagers to their school’s rescue


With the road blocked, villagers are transporting school rations

Farm Road: Villagers of remote Taksha, Tsara and Silli in Wangduephodrang don’t want their village school closed with students busy preparing for the final examinations. They would do anything to keep it going.

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My Country, My Town

  • New Age cattle feed: Ever wonder how milk comes in plastic packets? It’s all part and parcel of a cow’s diet today! Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • New use for old caps: While the bench may gain a longer innings, the butt may not feel so grateful Photo by Dorji Pelzang
  • Welcome, have a bite of maize while you wait: Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home Photo by Sonam Jamtsho, Paro
  • Starting young: Pup showing signs of either potential to be, or previous life as, a sheepdog? Photo by Tashi Dawa, Tingtibi