Plastic ban kicks off in Phuentsholing

The Phuentsholing Thromde has started sensitizing people and restricting the entry of plastics The Phuentsholing Thromde has started restricting the entry of plastics particularly used as carry bags by people at the border gate in Phuentsholing starting from March 1. The initiative is in preparation to the ban on plastics that would be officially effective […]

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Growing flowers from hobby to a lucrative business

Jyotshana Gurung’s nursery today has over 60 varieties of flowers, some rare and exotic, making her a connoisseur in the field With the onset of the spring season, local florists are gearing up with their gardening tools to once again prepare their nurseries for planting the next batch of exotic flowers and plants, which has […]

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Phuentsholing Thromde finds it challenging to implement pedestrian way

The Thrompon urges people have to understand the policies and cooperate in developing the Throm and decongest the town While it has been a little more than a week after the Phuentsholing Thromde removed light vehicle parking along three streets in the town, drivers are yet to heed to the new rule. Vehicles are still […]

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Waste issue mounts in the capital

A lack of civic sense and uncontrolled waste disposal along roadsides, riverbanks, and landfills has become a huge problem with garbage piles touching peaks. Thimphu’s only landfill in Memelakha collects around 40.3 Metric Tons (MT) of waste daily and the dry waste segregation site in Babesa collects around 20-25 MT of waste daily. According to […]

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