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Trashigang to get another vegetable shed

To encourage local vegetables vendors, the Trashigang dzongkhag administration has awarded worth of Nu.2.78 million works to local contractor for construction of extended vegetable market shed in Trashigang town.  Today, most of the local vegetable vendors sell their vegetables along the footpath of Methidrang stream and around Mani dungkhor area.  To read more, please subscribe […]


Windstorms flatten maize in Trashigang

More than 82 households in three gewogs of Trashigang lost at least 59.39 acres of maize and other crops to the recent windstorm . The windstorm affected most parts of Thrimshing and Kangpara gewogs.Rainfall since July 9 also contributed to the damage. To read more, please subscribe by registering at


12 years to widen Samdrupjongkhar – Trashigang highway?

Works and human settlement minister Dorji Tshering said the progress on the Samdrupjongkhar – Trashigang highway has been prolonged due to budget constraints and lack of workers at the construction sites. Trashigang National Council member Lhatu on June 7 questioned the minister on the delay of Project DANTAK’s work to widen the 175km Samdrupjongkhar-Trashigang highway. […]


Stray horses a problem in Trashigang

Development has brought a new problem to some of the villages of Trashigang. With roads connecting all the villages, horses are now redundant. They are no longer the principal means of transportation.


Trashigang and Sarpang have most top ranking schools

With seven schools on the top-10 lists, Sarpang dzongkhag has the highest number of top performing schools in both Class III and VI levels. Trashigang has the highest number of top ranked schools for both Class X and XII levels with four schools. This is according to the education ministry’s school performance management system (SPMS) […]


Trashigang bans movement of livestock and its products

The Trashigang dzongkhag administration on March 21 issued a ban order on movement of livestock and livestock products from Kanglung gewog. The order was issued after a disease investigation report by the veterinary hospital in Trashigang found the suspected rabid dogs positive for rabies. The tests were conducted in the field on Rapid Rabies Antigen […]


Trashigang and T/yangste celebrates HM’s birth anniversary

With national flags flying through the streets in Trashigang town, about 300 people had gathered at the football ground of Trashigang Middle Secondary School on February 21 to celebrate His Majesty The King’s birth anniversary. Trashigang dzongdag, Chekey Gyeltshen briefed the gathering on the significance of the occasion and said that the birth anniversary provides […]


Business not as usual for automobile workshops in Trashigang 

Business for automobile workshops in Trashigang that repair and maintain vehicles plying the Trashigang – Samdrupjongkhar highway has dried-up after the opening of the Gyalpoizhing – Nganglam highway. Serzang workshop’s owner Tshewang Namgyel said two years ago, development activities were on going across the eastern dzongkhags and their automobiles were doing good business. To read […]


A tough year for Trashigang and Trashiyangtse 

From being almost wrecked by a flash flood to curfews at night, residents of Trashigang town had to brave numerous challenges in the year of the dog. A flash flood from Rangshikhar on the evening of July 22 caused the Mithimdrang stream to swell and wash away a wooden cantilever bridge near the archery range. […]