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An Airport in Phuentsholing

Imagine the six hours arduous drive from Paro to Phuentsholing coming down to a few minutes of smooth flying. Imagine also the five hour journey from Siliguri to Phuntsholing cut-down to a few minutes. This is what the Phuentsholing Thromde envisions for a better Phuentsholing. The airport site has been …

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More guards needed to protect forests

In the wake of old problems persisting and new and improvised ones popping-up, compact and efficient, the government’s mantra for the civil service may not really be the way to go in the case of forest officials and park rangers whose numbers remain inadequate. Most of the foresters and Park …

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‘Santa Barbara’ Park in Thimphu

The Children’s Parks, Kuensel Phodrang Park, Botanical Garden and so on are what we all have seen, heard and visited in the capital. This time around Santa Barbara Park  is joining the club. Santa Barbara Park was constructed by some 20 students of Rinchen Higher Secondary School in just two …

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