• DANTAK to construct Nganglam-Dewathang highway

    Project DANTAK will construct the 68-kilometer Nganglam-Dewathang highway, which was deferred indefinitely since 2015 by the former government.Work on the detailed project report (DPR) is also already in the process according to the works and human settlement minister Dorji Tshering. Lyonpo said that in doing so, there will be some realignment and the DPR is expected to complete by the end of this fiscal year.

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Pana to get its first farm road by 2017

Roads: Six villages of Pana in Sampheling gewog, Chukha will be connected by a farm road by next year.

At present a 5km road that starts from Singye Chhu close to the Pasakha industrial estate is under development and will be completed in July.

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Pemagatshel DT demands company maintains roads

Highway: Pemagatshel highway is dusty and riddled with potholes.

The members of Pemagatshel Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) said that it is not only the responsibility of Department of Roads (DoR) to repair the highway, but also of Druk Satir Corporation Limited.

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Punakha ready for Zhabdrung Kuchoe

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

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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