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The Chemshing (tree of rosary beads)

Chemshing or “rosary bead tree” is a tree species belonging to the genus Zizyphus under the Rhamnaceae family. Zizyphus species generally are hardy species which can tolerate drought and can grow in shallow and dry conditions. There are three chemshing (Zizyphus sp) trees growing in Shaba, Paro. The species has …

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Farmers not happy with PHPA

As impressive as the scale of the ongoing construction of two major hydropower projects in Wangduephodrang may be, however, it has not struck the right chord with the voters there. This is obvious from the primary round elections of the National Assembly (NA) when the former ruling government of the …

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Breaking News

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) make it to the final round of General Election. DPT got the maximum votes at 93,547 votes followed by PDP at 68,546 votes. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa came third getting 36,055 votes while Druk Chirwang Tshogpa came fourth getting 12,456 votes.

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Failure to serve purpose leads to removal of steel community bins

The Steel Community Bins (SCB) which were placed at strategic locations around the city by the Thimphu City Corporation (TCC) have been removed since they failed to serve their purpose. Currently, only places like the hospital area, the IMTRAT compound in Babesa and the vegetable market continue the use of …

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Bridge needed for villagers

About 206 toilets have been built for every household in Goshing gewog since the start of the 10th Five Year Plan. Besides this, electricity poles were also fixed in the gewog. However, despite these developmental works, a major problem being faced by the villagers is that there is no bridge …

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