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Nyera Amari II’s exploratory drift inaugurated


Hydropower: Work on the construction of an exploratory drift for the 422 megawatt Nyera Amari integrated hydroelectric project powerhouse for Nyera Amari II was inaugurated on October 19 at Martshalla gewog in Samdrupjongkhar.

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Olakha workshop area to get facelift

Facelift: In an effort to provide a healthier environment for those living in the Olakha automobile workshop area, the government will invest at least Nu 12M to improve the area.

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Hotels plead for clear East-West highway in November

So that tourist arrivals is not affected again in Bumthang
Business: Hoteliers and the business community of Bumthang are urging contractors and the Department of Roads (DoR) engaged in widening the East-West highway to keep the road clear during the Jambay Lhakhang tshechu in November.

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Gup-elect accused of bribing voters

LG: A gup candidate of the recent local government election has alleged that the gup-elect of Barshong in Tsirang violated the election Act by providing gifts and bribing voters.

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Leadership in South Asia not ready to implement the 2030 agenda: SAE

Summit: In view of a deteriorating enabling environment for SAARC-based regional cooperation, postponement of the 19th SAARC Summit, and emergence of other sub-regional cooperation arrangements like BBIN, the political leadership in South Asia is not ready to implement the 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs), it was pointed out at the ninth South Asia Economic summit held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on October 15 and 16.

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My Country, My Town

  • Back-up security: Just the sheer number of locks on this gate, it is hoped, will dissuade any would-be burglar/s Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Ominous sign: If such is the state of the instructions, one shudders to countenance the shape of the equipment Photo by Dawa Yoezer
  • The perils of alcoholism: Wonder how much the sleeper will get charged for parking Photo by Tshewang Chogyel, DBCW, Khasadrapchu, Thimphu
  • Nothing is safe nowadays: Still it’s hard to figure out what exactly is under lock and key here Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS, MoAF
  • Crate expectations: Either a bumper apple crop is expected or the harvest turned out to be below par Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu
  • Plastic in place of plants: The presence of this manmade material is all-pervasive on the planet Photo by Pema Tshering, RBG, Thimphu