Third mass screening underway in Phuentsholing

The results of the mass screening will help to decide whether to reopen the town from the current lockdown The results from the third mass screening in Phuentsholing, which began on June 10 and scheduled for completion on June 18, would decide whether to lift the third lockdown in the border town.In the previous two […]

NA adopts Budget Appropriation Bill

The appropriation is for a sum of not exceeding Nu 80,483mn including repayment and on-lending With 38 members present and voting, the National Assembly (NA) adopted the Budget Appropriation Bill for the Financial Year (FY) 2021-22 for a sum not exceeding Nu 80,483mn yesterday.   After thorough deliberation in the House for two days, the NA […]

Human-wildlife conflict – still a major issue in Trashigang

Despite implementing various measures to address the issue, one major problem still confronted constantly by farmers in Trashigang is the problem of the human-wildlife conflict.Almost all the gewogs in Trashigang that depend on agriculture reported damages of crops and plants mainly by wild boars, monkeys, porcupines, and deer, besides crop diseases.Rangjung in Shongphu gewog has […]