Probe underway on MoLHR’s training programs

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay informed the media that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating the case of the various training programs that was initiated by the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR). “We do not want to interfere on the investigation,” Lyonchhen said during the meet-the-press session yesterday. “They will not tell us […]

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Farmers dispirited to continue paddy cultivation in Barshong

The farmers in Barshong chiwog of Sershong gewog in Sarpang are increasingly getting discouraged to continue paddy cultivation in the absence of proper irrigation facilities in the village. Over the years, farmers have started leaving their wetlands fallow. While they have also resorted to paddy cultivation using monsoon rainwater, they say there is no adequate […]

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Search for solution against marauding animals continues  

With wild boars and elephants rampaging farmers’ fields every year, local leaders of Sarpang Dzongkhag urged forestry officials to make necessary and effective measures to save the crops without causing harm to the wild animals. Local leaders during the Fourth Dzongkhag Tshogdu last week say that wildlife predating the crops has become rampant despite various […]

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RMA confirms breach by the RICBL & Nubric

The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) has confirmed that the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Ltd. (RICBL) and Nubric Capital Private Limited (NCPL) have breached regulations in investment of funds after the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wrote about the issue on December 29 last year. Following the completion of investigation of the operation of RICBL and NCPL […]

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The Sinking Dam Site of Bhutan’s Biggest Hydro Power Project Under Construction – Yeshey Dorji

  The sign board depicted sits bang on top of the 1,200MW Punatsangchhu Hydro Power Project-I area where the project’s dam has been under construction for the past close to a decade. No words can better describe the pathetic story that is the PHPA-I. The project authorities are admitting that the area is SINKING. It […]

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Works begin at new Rani Bagan town in Sarpang

With works on around 13 structures including bungalows under full swing, the newly identified town of Rani Bagan (Sechangthang) in Sarpang is buzzing with activities these days. The new structures comprise mostly three-storied buildings. The new town is expected to cater to the residents of sarpang and the nearby villages. Of the three components within […]

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