Contractors blame steel companies for rise in steel prices

Steel bar costs Nu 80 per kilo, and a truck load of it costs Nu 960,000 With steel bar prices having been on the rise since the beginning of this year, many contractors are attributing the reason to the merging of four steel companies in Pasakha in Phuentsholing. A contractor in Changzamtog, Nima Tshering said, “The […]

Farmers in T/gang prepare for rice plantation

They are optimistic about this year’s yield as the rain has started to come early Heavy rainfall in recent days has given hope to the farmers in the eastern dzongkhag of Trashigang as they have started preparing for paddy cultivation this year. Farmers say they are optimistic about this year’s yield as the rain has […]