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PM’s maiden visit to Nichula brings hope

Tour: A motor bridge over Punatsangchhu and adequate electric fencing were the two major promises, among several others, that Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay made in his first visit to Nichula gewog in Lhamoizingkha, Dagana yesterday.

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Conserving the Golden Mahseer

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At least 15,000 of the fish will be released into the Mangdechhu as dams will block their migratory route

Conservation: Around 7,000 Golden Mahseer fingerlings will be released into the Mangdechhu in September by the National Centre for Aquaculture Research in Gelephu.

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Training for electoral officials

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LG: With about a month left for the second nationwide local polls, a training programme for the electoral officers who will be deputed as returning officers, national observers and micro-observers began in Thimphu yesterday.

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My Country, My Town

  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
  • Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
    Dog’s best friend: It’s not often one sees a municipal garbage truck with just one dog in attendance. Photo by Ezoo Kee
  • Hanging by a thread: Wonder how the streetlight got that way and when it will get fixed.
  • Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
    Playing deadly dodgem: A safety wall at an archery tournament ironically doubles as a vantage point. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • 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