Gamana farm road works come to a halt

Farmers from Gamana village in Darla gewog are waiting anxiously for more than two years for the completion of farm road to reach their village. The farm road which started in September, 2015 was stopped in the same year due to inadequate budget. Only three-kilometer of the road has been competed so far and around […]

Public toilet in poor condition

Trashigang is the happening hub of the east but it lacks enough properly maintained public toilets. The town has two public toilets: one located below the bus station and another near the vegetable market. But while the latter is being maintained by a vendor, the one near the bus condition is in poor condition. With […]

Essential commodity prices remain the same post-GST

The effect of Goods and Services Tax (GST) implemented from July 1 last year by India is yet to be felt on essential commodity prices in the country although prices of some other goods have fallen slightly. According to owners of some retail outlets, prices of a few commodities have fallen by up to 10% […]

More than 88,000 register for postal ballot

A total of 88,915 eligible voters have registered for the postal ballot services for the third council elections. Most eligible postal voters, through their organizations have applied for registration to the election commission. They include civil servants, students, the armed force and Bhutanese officials based in embassies. The commission, among others, also received applications from […]

Opposition describes Rigney College closure as fiasco of ill-conceived plan

The opposition party has called the closure of the College of Rigney in Trashiyangtse that was operational for just around five months as a clear case of the failure of the government to fulfill the pledge of establishing three colleges in the east. “It is a fiasco of ill-conceived plan and populist pledge; PDP is […]