Tanden Zangmo

Bore wells to solve drinking water shortage in Gelephu

The residents in Gelephu have been facing drinking water shortage for quite a while now. Most of the residents have been appealing to the Gelephu Thromde to solve the water shortage. Therefore, the thromde has decided to construct three bore wells to supply water to the residents. The officials at …

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Researchers discover new catfish species in Bhutan

The College of Natural Resources (CNR), Bhutan and Saint Louis University, USA in a collaborative research on fish diversity in the country, in October last year, has discovered a new species of torrent catfish from Khalingchhu in eastern part of Bhutan. It is an endemic species to Bhutan and found …

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The progress card on using the Education City land

After the new government cancelled the Education City project due to illegality, the 6th Dzongkhag Yargey Tshokchung of Thimphu raised concerns on the investment incurred on the project. They said works, like the black topping of road, construction of road and bridges, are ongoing even after the project is confirmed …

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Second Jumolhari festival to attract more visitors

Tanden Zangmo/Thimphu A mountain festival will be celebrated by local communities and visitors for the second time at the base of Bhutan’s prominent mountain, Jumolhari, for two full days starting from October 8. The festival aims to promote ecotourism opportunities in the Jumolhari region, showcase local culture and tradition and …

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Mega fish farm to supply local wet fish

A mega fish farm, measuring 60 acres in Samrang under Samdrupjonkhar, is the latest in efforts to increase the output of livestock products in the country. This goes in line with the targets of the 11th Five Year Plan, to increase domestic livestock products and reduce the import. As per …

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Status on issuing diplomatic passports

The Foreign Minister, Rinzin Dorje, has asserted that the Passport Manual 2006 would be looked into closely to determine the effect of issuing too many diplomatic passports. This comes after concerns were raised on the increasing number of diplomatic passport holders in the country and the high chances of misuse …

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Teaching with health constraints

Studies conducted worldwide have shown that teachers are among the most stressed workers. Managing students in a class, worrying about lesson plans and performance of students, being a role model, etc., is a lot to take in. It is even more so for the teachers that are suffering from a …

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