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Where wealth is measured by smiles

Monastery in Punakha Dzong Ambika and her husband Chandrasekar headed to The Land of Happiness, on a nature appreciation and bird-watching trip My husband and I are avid bird-watchers, so we never miss an opportunity to go on a sojourn. Bhutan, usually known ... Asian Age, 1 month ago

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Despite vast water sources, farmers experience shortages

Khandu, an elderly villager from the western district of Punakha in Bhutan, has come to join hundreds of villagers to conduct a Buddhist ritual ceremony involving carrying religious texts on his back and walking along the streets. The day long ...
 CHINAdaily.com.cn1 month ago Farmers short of water despite Bhutan being water abundant country  South Asia Monitor1 month ago Feature: Farmers short of water despite Bhutan being water abundant country  Xinhua News Agency1 month ago
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Lack of irrigation water puts Govt. under pressure

Irrigation: Delayed monsoon and drying water sources is causing irrigation problems leaving farmers in Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue, and Trongsa at the mercy of the environment and dependent on the interventions of agriculture ministry. At the ...
 Kuensel Online2 weeks ago Finding a permanent solution to Punakha's irrigation woes  Kuensel Online3 weeks ago Farmers seek more govt. help  Kuensel Online1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Paro, Bhutan: The Tiger's Nest

We arrived at Bhutan Mandala Resort in Paro around 5:30pm after a four hour drive from Punakha. The past few days have been absolutely incredible but they have also been intensely nonstop. Our eyelids weigh more than a Japanese sumo wrestler right ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Punakha Valley, Bhutan: A Subtropical Paradise In The Mountains  Huffington Post3 weeks ago Thimphu Bhutan, The Kingdom's Capital  Huffington Post1 month ago Ride to the Land of Thunder Dragons: Bhutan  Hindustan Times1 month ago
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Tobacco: BNCA nabs 12 shop owners

Inspection: A Bhutan Narcotic Control Authority (BNCA) inspection found 12 shop owners with tobacco products in Punakha on July 6. One of the 12 was handed over to police for possessing tobacco products more than the permissible limit. The rest ...
 Kuensel Online2 weeks ago
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From farmer to maker of machines

Innovation: In the village of Septokha in Baap gewog, Punakha, 44-year old Namgay is fabricating wood to be used for a machine, while his neighbours are busy working in the paddy fields. The once busy farmer is today a local grain-sorting machine ...
 Kuensel Online3 weeks ago
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Punakha performs Kanjur-Lingkor for rain

Religion: It is almost the end of the paddy transplantation season, but Khandu of Chubbu gewog in Punakha is yet to finish transplanting his two-acre paddy fields. Lack of rain and having to share the little available water are the reasons. ...
 Kuensel Online1 month ago
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Most in favour of conserving wetland in Punakha

Development: Conserving wetland was one of the main highlights of the draft structural plan for the dzongkhag's thromde, presented to the people on June 4 at Punakha high school. Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS), urban planner, ...
 Kuensel Online1 month ago

Guma gewog searches for more water

Resources: While construction of the new dzongkhag court above Guma gewog, Punakha is nearing completion, local leaders are worried that there will not be a water supply for the court. Guma Gup Namgay Tshering requested the Khuruthang ...
 Kuensel Online2 months ago Local leaders call for monitoring of road constructions  Kuensel Online1 month ago

Geoscience on Film: Innovation meets tradition for earthquake safety

Traditional Bhutanese rammed-earth houses sit amid rice terraces in Punakha Valley. Credit: Diane LaMacchia Doug Prose, formerly a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, and his wife, Diane LaMacchia, have produced documentaries showcasing ...
 Earth Magazine2 weeks ago
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