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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, 2 months ago

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Six former gups to re-contest in Punakha

The dzongkhag is also likely to see four female gup candidates LG: With the start of the chiwog zomdus for nomination of gup and mangmi candidates, six of the 11 former gups have decided to re-contest for the upcoming local government election. ...
 Kuensel Online2 weeks 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 Online1 month ago Finding a permanent solution to Punakha's irrigation woes  Kuensel Online1 month ago

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 Post1 month ago

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 Online1 month ago

Punakha Valley, Bhutan: A Subtropical Paradise In The Mountains

On Thursday, March 17th (St. Patrick's Day, but that means nothing here in Bhutan -- they are basically leprechauns dancing on a rainbow everyday of their life) we slowly made our way to the Punakha Valley. The road was unpaved, dusty and extremely ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
Kuensel Online

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 Online1 month ago
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Could a tradition hold women back from contesting LG elections?

Some women, intending to contest for the post of gup from Thimphu and Punakha, fear a tradition called Pazap could hold them back from contesting. Pazap is a practice performed during Punakha Dromche, where local leaders of Thimphu and Punakha, ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service3 weeks ago Contesting to empower women  Kuensel Online2 weeks 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 Magazine1 month ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Man apprehended for allegedly stealing donation boxes

Punakha police apprehended a 22-year-old man on Tuesday for allegedly stealing four donation boxes from Khamsum Yueley Namgyel Chorten in Punakha. The incident took place last month. Police is said to have recovered more than Nu 16,000 from ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
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