Date archive forFebruary 29th, 2012
By The Bhutanese On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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Bhutan’s biggest industrial estate will intensify human-wildlife conflict

The red boundary denotes the area of the industrial estate. Forest Division propose to allocate areas below the black line for industrial development. The second photograph shows elephants at the Manas Park. The More...

By Minjur Dorji On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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National Talent Hunt show ends in style, Season 3 on the cards

All eyes were on the top six contestants of the National Talent Hunt show on February 21 as they celebrated His Majesty’s 32nd birth anniversary with the ‘Grand Finale’ at the YDF hall, which also coincided More...

By Tshetrim Namgay On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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At Athang, the last frontier of education, a school is downgraded

The lazy, sleep-all-you-want holidays of the winter approach, sadly, an end and the hustle and bustle of students gearing up for another academic year stretch country wide. Athang Community School, the last frontier More...

By Tashi Wangmo On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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ACC yet to review ‘memory loss’ fame Bangkok Embassy case

The government has forwarded the controversial Bangkok Embassy case to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for investigation. The government forwards cases to the ACC if there is a prima facie case of corruption More...

By Sonam Choden On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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Christians want a graveyard, govt. says it’s illegal unless they are registered officially

Sonam Choden / Thimphu Three years ago, an elderly woman, a Christian convert, was buried right in front of her house  in Gelephu triggering a backlash from the community. Very soon, reportedly, a dungkhag kasho More...

By Minjur Dorji On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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Government T-bills oversubscribed by Nu 210mn

  BoBL takes a major chunk of the T-bills for the second time in a row The government’s 30-day Treasury bills (T-bills) worth Nu 1 billion was oversubscribed by Nu 210 million. It was sold at a discount rate More...

By Dawa Zangmo On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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Goenpa threatened by wild life to be relocated

Retsho Goenpa which was built by Drubthrob Samten Nidup will be relocated to Guentsephu. In the past the route to the goenpa was used as a bypass between Tibet and Bhutan. Presently, the Goenpa is  around  three More...

By Dawa Zangmo On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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Lhakhangs from Zhabdrung era renovated, and a new farm road

Two   lhakhangs at Talo in Punakha Dzongkhag are presently being renovated by the people of  the gewog. In the 10th Five year Plan, the lhakhangs were allocated with Nu 0.5 million each. The renovations are being More...

By Dawa Zangmo On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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BHU nearer than hospital

Before, the people of Goenshari community had to travel all the way to Punakha Hospital,  to get treated for serious illnesses since they had only an outreach clinic at their village to cater totheir medical needs. More...

By Tashi Deki On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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A water source 4km away

Three kilometers of the 10-km farm road construction from Kalapang to Resa have been completed.  To overcome shortage of water, the Gewog is  also renovating its water source which is four kilometers away from More...