Farmers rely on desperate measures in desperate times

Farmers in Sipsu are trying every possible measure to protect their farmlands from elephants and wild boars Much to the relief of farmers in Tashichholing (Sipsu) gewog in Samtse, the gewog administration has started resorting to using boulders and cutting the ways into cliffs to stop the marauding elephants from encroaching into the farmers’ fields. […]

PM urges people to visit local pilgrimage sites

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay yesterday maintained that Bhutanese people must be encouraged to visit the sacred pilgrimage sites that are available in the country than visiting other nations for pilgrimage. “If we think properly there is no need of Bhutanese to visit other nations when we have a number of sacred places for pilgrims […]