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Hailstorm destroys 80 acres of paddy field in Punakha
Kuensel Online

Hailstorm destroys 80 acres of paddy field in Punakha

Agriculture: More than 80 acres of paddy field in three gewogs of Punakha were destroyed in the October 23 hailstorm affecting nearly 60 households, according to the ongoing crop damage assessment report. While the hailstorm has affected four ... Kuensel Online, 4 weeks ago
Bhutan hailstorm affects 60 households in Punakha Before It's News, 4 weeks ago
100 acres of paddy fields damaged in Punakha Bhutan Broadcasting Service, 4 weeks ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Farmers worry about their only source of income

(Update): Farmers in Punakha who lost their paddy to heavy rain and windstorm last week are measuring their year's work go in vain. The untimely rainfall that lasted seven minutes destroyed over 100 acres of paddy fields across Punakha. With most ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service4 weeks ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

A precariously located ECCD centre has parents worried

Frequent landslides near the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centre in Dzomi, Punakha has parents worried about their kid's safety. The centre has 17 students with the eldest just over five years old. The debris from a landslide this ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
Kuensel Online

Pap smear can save lives

The screening can detect early signs of cervical cancer Awareness: Despite being a curable disease, cervical cancer is the most common cancer among Bhutanese women even today. This is attributed to late diagnosis, which is caused by women not ...
 Kuensel Online22 hours ago

Behold the Beauty of Bhutan

Two weeks ago, I headed to the Himalayas for the adventure of a lifetime in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Since I was invited to speak at the Royal Palace on disability in Bhutan and Oman at the International Conference on the Gross National Happiness ...
 Huffington Post1 day ago 12 must see scenic places in Bhutan  MSN News US6 days ago
Kuensel Online

Ancient tradition of divination and cure on the wane

Pawos and Nejoms, who the people used to go to seeking help in the days gone by, are almost no more Culture: Declining number of Pow and Nejoms (shamans) in the locality has left the people of Punakha worried. Baap gewog, a place that use to ...
 Kuensel Online1 day ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Zimpon Wom delivers kidu semso on behalf of His Majesty

Zimpon Wom from the office of Gyalpoi Zimpon delivered His Majesty's kidu semso to the affected households, who lost their paddy to the recent windstorm in Punakha, yesterday. Hailstorm on October 13 and 23 had damaged over 155 acres of paddy. ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service5 days ago
Kuensel Online

Kidu relief begins for hailstorm victims

The hailstorm of October affected about 4,000 people across the country Council: His Majesty's office has started providing relief kidu to the victims of last month's hailstorm and windstorm in the affected dzongkhags, the agriculture minister ...
 Kuensel Online5 days ago Nu 24M worth crops damaged by hailstorm across country  Bhutan Broadcasting Service3 weeks ago

Gasa to get new township

Urbanization: The only district without a township, Gasa, will finally have one before the end of this year. The move comes more than two decades after Gasa was separated from Punakha. Plot distribution will shortly take place. The district has ...
 Kuensel Online1 week ago

Council calls for specifications in Jabmi bill

There is a need to define legal qualification for legal representatives, say members NC: The National Council yesterday resolved to revisit some of the clauses of the Jabmi (amendment)Bill that some members felt needed further discussion. One ...
 Kuensel Online1 week ago
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