Friday , May 6 2016
  • After Thimphu, Gelephu hospital sees most patients

    But the hospital is facing a shortage of specialists and general duty medical officers 

    Health: After the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), the Gelephu regional referral hospital sees the most patients in Bhutan.

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Reaching electricity to remote Gong

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The remoteness is hampering works

Infrastructure: At the rate of electrifying one household in a month, it will take a few more years to supply electricity to the 13 remote villages in Jigmechholing gewog, Sarpang.

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Amochhu bridge to be complete before monsoon

Contract terminated and new contractors appointed to speed works

Update: The Department of Roads (DoR) in Phuentsholing has terminated the contract of Gaseb Construction and its Nepal based joint venture (JV) partner Kalika Construction for failing to complete the Amochhu bridge on time.

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My Country, My Town

  • 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
  • Spring is in the air: Ripening tomatoes bear testimony to the bounty of the season Photo by Sonam Gyeltshen
    Spring is in the air: Ripening tomatoes bear testimony to the bounty of the season Photo by Sonam Gyeltshen
  • Dry as dust: In these water shortage days the flush toilet may soon be found only in museums Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
    Dry as dust: In these water shortage days the flush toilet may soon be found only in museums Photo by Mon Bahadur Rai
  • 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