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LG officials oriented

On 10th May, Bongo and Darla gewogs under Chukha Dzongkhag were oriented for  local governance.Two officials from Department of Local Government (DLG) and one from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) were in the gewogs to train the LG officials. According to the Bongo Gup Tashi Dorji, tshogpas, mangmis, Gaydrungs (Gewog …

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Water source conservation works on

A program to conserve the fast dying water source was started in Guma Gewog two days ago under the initiative of National Environment Commission (NEC).     “This program is mainly aimed at preserving the water source,”  said Guma Gewog Administration Officer Galley Phuntsho. Twenty five working groups from  NEC did a …

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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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