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

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, 3 hours ago

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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 Online2 weeks ago Rural House Building Timber misused  Bhutan Broadcasting Service3 weeks ago
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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 Online1 month ago List of dzongs submitted to be included in World Heritage  Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
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Patient for whom Punakha hospital is now a home

Lifestyle: Seven years ago, 93-year-old Sangay Dorji from Kabisa was admitted at Punakha hospital with severe joint pain. Since then, the hospital has become his home. Despite being treated a few months after he visited the hospital, he continued ...
 Kuensel Online2 months ago
Kuensel Online

Choeji Drukpa Kuenley throngdrel consecrated

Religion: Thousands of devotees from Punakha and Wangdue gathered to receive blessings from the first Choeji Drukpa Kuenley throngdrel, which His Holiness the Je Khenpo trulku Jigme Choeda consecrated at the Chimi lhakhang ground, yesterday. Lam ...
 Kuensel Online2 months ago

No more parched paddy fields for Peltari

Agriculture: With the inauguration of a 3km irrigation channel in Peltari chiwog in Kabjisa, Punakha yesterday, villagers will no longer worry about fallow paddy fields or wait for the rain to begin irrigation. The irrigation channel is expected ...
 Kuensel Online2 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 Service2 days ago Punakha Dratshang has three new Kudungs  Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month 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 Service6 days 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 week 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 Service2 weeks ago
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