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Travelling to Bhutan? Don't miss the Punakha Tshechu and Drubchen
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Travelling to Bhutan? Don't miss the Punakha Tshechu and Drubchen

Mask dances, the re-creation of the 17th-century battle and delicious traditional food. There's much to look forward to at this festival, says Avril-Ann Braganza DNA, 1 month ago

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Help to ward off wildlife

Agriculture: Villagers of Limbukha chiwog in Punakha can now look forward to harvesting extra bags of rice and other crops. The 29 households of Limbukha chiwog yesterday received 7.5km of electric fencing, through funding support from the ...
 Kuensel Online1 week ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Misuse of rural timber on the rise in Wangdue

Timber: Selling timber meant for rural use, an illegal activity according to forestry regulations is on the rise in Punakha and Wangdue region. From just five cases of illegal sale of rural timber in 2011, the Wangdue territorial division, based ...
 Kuensel Online1 month ago Rural House Building Timber misused  Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
Kuensel Online

Five dzongs nominated for World Heritage list

Culture: The Wangduephodrang, Punakha, Paro, Trongsa and Dagana dzongs have been nominated for the first ever World Heritage tentative list of Bhutan, The culture department's conservation of heritage sites division head, Nagtsho Dorji, said the ...
 Kuensel Online2 months ago Old problems bog down dzongkhags  Kuensel Online2 weeks ago List of dzongs submitted to be included in World Heritage  Bhutan Broadcasting Service2 months ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Punakha Dromche begins

The three-day annual Dromche began in Punakha from today. The venerable Dorji Lopen of Zhung Dratshang is presiding over the Dromche. On the first day, various mask dances including Belgor-chham, Shenjay yab-yum, and Machham were performed. ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago Punakha Dratshang has three new Kudungs  Bhutan Broadcasting Service2 months ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Farmer from Punakha wins Nissan Leaf

All eyes were on a plain, candid looking 22-year-old farmer from Punakha who did not know whether to laugh or cry as he approached the brand new Nissan leaf, which he won during the lucky draw today at Changlimithang. Nado Rinchen could not dream ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Mixed feelings about biogas in Punakha

While more and more people switch to using biogas as an energy source in Punakha, there are equally those who feel it is not as reliable as LPG and electricity. So far, people from Barp and Toewang Gewog are switching towards biogas. Sixty ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Man accused of Olakha homicide case arrested

A layman handed over the 39-year-old man, accused of homicide case at Olakha, Thimphu, to Punakha police, yesterday. The accused went missing from January 13, after a dead body was found outside the Central Plaza building located near Shearee ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
Kuensel Online

Habitat dislocation a way of life for Wangdue wildlife

A rescue centre has been necessitated for this collateral damage of the hydropower projects Ecology: The commencement of hydropower projects have destroyed the habitat and displaced several wild animals from the forests of Wangdue. Three ...
 Kuensel Online6 days ago
Bhutan Broadcasting Service

Bhutan has good water coverage, study reveals

Except for Haa, Paro and Dagana, the remaining 17 Dzongkhags have water coverage of above 90 percent, according to Rural Water Supply Inventory conducted by Public Health and Engineering Division, last year. The inventory says 83.3 percent of ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 week ago 13,732 rural households face drinking water problem  Kuensel Online1 week ago
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