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Towards safe drinking water

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A three-day regional workshop to review the progress of water quality partnership is underway

Resource: Around 22 urban towns, 270 rural water schemes and 30 institutions in the country are covered by the water safety plan (WSP) while the safety plan has been incorporated in the water regulation and water quality standards.

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Keeping tabs on the environment

A student operates the weather centre Photo credit: WWF Bhutan

Earth Hour: Every morning before the prayers are recited students will learn about how the natural environment around them has changed at the Dungkar Primary School in Lhuentse.

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ABI appeals for status quo of power tariff

Next tariff cycle begins from July 1 Electricity: With only three months left for the next tariff cycle to begin, the Association of Bhutanese Industries (ABI) has again appealed to the government to keep the tariff as “status quo.”

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Gasa plants 138 blueberries

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As part of the one-dzongkhag three products initiative ODTP: Gasa dzongkhag observed the International Happiness Day yesterday by planting 138 blueberry plants in Khatoed gewog.

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My Country, My Town

  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Tempting the foots: While recycling is all very well, these might revive long dormant soccer skills Photo by Ugyen Kencho
  • About to be pole-axed: With the ground beneath about to give away, it may not have long to stand Photo by Phuntsho Tenzin
  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
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