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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, 6 days 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 ... week ago Farmers short of water despite Bhutan being water abundant country  South Asia Monitor1 week ago Feature: Farmers short of water despite Bhutan being water abundant country  Xinhua News Agency1 week 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 week ago

Farmers seek more govt. help

… on addressing their irrigation woes Agriculture: The farmers of Baap gewog in Punakha usually complete their paddy transplantations by the birth anniversary of Guru Rinpoche every year, which was yesterday. However, only farmers of the ...
 Kuensel Online2 weeks 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 Online3 weeks 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 Online1 month ago Local leaders call for monitoring of road constructions  Kuensel Online3 weeks ago

Second phase of power tiller distribution begins in west

Agriculture: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests handed over 28 power tillers to the dzongkhags of Wangdue, Punakha and Trongsa, at Bajo yesterday. Agriculture: The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests handed over 28 power tillers to the ...
 Kuensel Online1 month ago Commercialisation of agriculture growing: Agriculture minister  Kuensel Online3 weeks ago Reclaiming fallow land for farming  Kuensel Online1 month ago

MOAF MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTS OF BHUT : Honble Sanam Lyonpo visits water scarce geogs in Punakha

June 27, Punakha: The Hon'ble Sanam Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji visited Punakha areas where farmers have been unable to transplant paddy due to shortage of irrigation water. This year due to scanty rainfall, four geogs viz. Guma, Chhubu, Toedwang and Barp ...
 4 Traders13 hours ago

Sweden's King and Queen visit Punakha Dzong

His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen of Sweden visited Punakha Dzong and other sacred sites, yesterday. His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty the Queen Silvia offered butter lamps in the Kuenray of the Dzong. Their ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service2 weeks ago Sweden's King gifts water pump to villagers  Kuensel Online2 weeks ago King and Queen of Sweden arrive  Kuensel Online3 weeks ago
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Search continues for a driver feared drowned

Punakha Police are still looking for the driver, 62, of an Alto, feared to have drowned, after the car plunged into Mochhu River, at around 1 PM, yesterday. The man is a Registrar with Gasa District Court. He had a 30-year-old passenger ...
 Bhutan Broadcasting Service1 month ago
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