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Irrigation channel construction stalled

The construction of an irrigation channel which stretches 300 meters is stalled in Gesarling due to the rupee crunch, cadastral survey and lack of labor. Gesarling Gup Mani Kumar said that   the work has been suspended following orders from the finance  section of the Dagana dzongkhag. The cement dealer, Purna …

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Two arrested for burglary

Thimphu police arrested a 24-year old university graduate and a 21-year old class XII drop-out on 13th May after they allegedly burgled a Damchen Impax showroom in Olokha, Thimphu. They were arrested on charges of burglary, possession of burglary tools and criminal damage to property, according to a police department …

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Changjiji to have more amenities

The Changjiji Housing Complex with around 5,000 residents is deemed as a colony prone to youth crime, vandalism and social ills. As measures to curb the problems, the National Housing and Development Corporation (NHDC) will build a children’s park and a community centre at the Changjiji Housing Complex to promote …

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Maintenance of irrigation channel half way through

An irrigation channel which was destroyed by a landslide last year in Nimshong chiwog under Gangzur gewog in Lhuentse  is  being renovated and is halfway through. According to Gup Karma Drukpa, the damage occurred after the completion of transplantation works last year but people were filled with fear that their …

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Double trouble

Eighty households of Yangneer gewog are facing two problems – water shortage since last year, and a housing crunch. They have been working on resolving these issues but in vain. Water shortage becomes more severe in winter when the sources dry up. Since the place is windy with pine trees …

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