Friday , May 27 2016
  • Fronting a chronic problem: ACC

    Corruption: An investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has revealed how fronting in Phuentsholing thrived at the backdrop of the severe Indian Rupee (INR) shortage since 2011.

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Latest News

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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Concerns about drop in areca nut harvests

Agriculture: Chukha’s two areca nut producing gewogs, Sampheling and Phuentsholing, are facing challenges in maintaining a consistent harvest. Production has been dropping drastically over the years.

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A historic visit

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Royal visit: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received an audience with Their Majesties The King and The Gyaltsuen yesterday after arriving in the country on their first visit to the country.

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Labour minister questioned about water supply pledge

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People of Gozhi assured that government working on finding a solution

Water: Labour Minister Nyeema Sangay Tshenpo, who is also the representative in parliament for Tashiding, Dagana, was questioned about his campaign promises to solve water shortages being faced in the dzongkhag, during a gewog meeting held on April 10.

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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