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Reliable data crucial to achieve SDG: MoAF

The SP-RNRS is expected to bring better coordination and help build capacity in the ministry  Data: Bhutan will conduct its first international standard agriculture census next year to meet crucial data input in fulfilling the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Bhutan has been lauded for its achievements with the millennium ...

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The great Punakha Dromchoe

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Festival: The courtyard of Punakha dzong was once again transformed into a battlefield as 136 pazaps (traditional warriors) from eight-western-clan recreated the 17th century war scenes on the third day of Punakha-Dromchoe, yesterday.

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Olakha workshop treatment plant defunct

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Workshop owners say nobody visited the plant in the last three years

Pollution: Five years ago, an effluent treatment plant was installed at the Olakha automobile workshop to treat waste that was otherwise flowing into the Olarongchu (river) flowing below.

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Gasa’s cooperative go for organic potatoes and garlic

Agriculture: Gasa’s first cooperative group that was formed a few months ago hopes to sell around five to 10 metric tonnes of organic potatoes this year. The Gasa Rangzhing Sanam Detsen has 51 members and is the first and only cooperative group registered under the Cooperative Act of Bhutan, 2009. ...

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My Country, My Town

  • Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
    Innovative thinking: A novel cycle stand that addresses the handlebars rather than the front wheel Photo by Dorji Phuntsho
  • A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
    A plethora of pigeons: With no predators around their number will abound Photo by Birkha B. Singer, Thimphu
  • Goenpa guard dogs: Feed this trio some tidbits before setting foot on these sacred premises. Photo by Ten Dorji, Barshong PS, Trashigang
  • Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Catch in the act: Costly high-tech gadgets make sure crime doesn’t pay. Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai