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First pilot bio-gas plants in Pemagatshel

24 Apr 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Bio-gas project in the east is in its second phase with first phase already having covered five dzongkhags in the south.

19 Apr 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Nanong-Shumar MP meets her constituents

National Assembly member of Nanong-Shumar constituency, Dechen Zangmo, made her first constituency visit

09 Apr 2014 | COMMENTS 0

Pemagatshel to have a permanent Chhoekhang

By the fall of 2015, Pemagatshel dzongkhag is likely to have a proper prayer hall (Choekhang), a proper place for its annual Moenlam Chhenmo.

19 Mar 2014 | COMMENTS 0

DT allows Pemagatshel shop owners repair their sheds

Pemagatshel now allows shopkeepers renovate their shops when there is talk on relocating the town to Denchi. The dzongkhag in past banned any repair and maintenance works even when there were grave dangers.

29 Jan 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Community forests in Pemagatshel doing well

There have been reports from others dzongkhags of serious management issues leading to temporary suspension of formation of new CFs

25 Jan 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Road to Dorjichoeling Gonpa has no government support

The construction of 2.5 kilometres farm road to Dorjichoeling Gonpa (Totpalung) in Pemagatshel began this week.

17 Jan 2014 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Competition in construction sector growing

Some engineers handle about 20 sites

08 Jan 2014 | COMMENTS 0

Moenlam Chenmo in Pemagatshel concludes

It was one of the largest gatherings the dzongkhag has seen in many years

03 Jan 2014 | COMMENTS 0

Court sentences two for choeten robbery

A mobile phone that was found at the crime site led to the arrest of the men

27 Dec 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Farmer’s group optimistic despite slow start

From 10 members last year, there are today 18 members in all

27 Dec 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Druk Satair builds READ centre as part of its corporate social responsibility

READ centre in Pemagatshel will be second of its kind in eastern Bhutan

15 Dec 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Pemagatshel prepares for moelam chhenmo after three years

A full-scale preparation for Moelam Chhenmo, scheduled to begin from December 30, is underway in Pemagatsel.

07 Dec 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Highway widening resumes in Pemagatshel

Narrow and steep with sharp bends, the road is in bad condition

27 Nov 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

As orchards continue to dry, farmers worry about their incomes

Blame it on the poor harvest, disease and drying orchards. Things are in a bad way for mandarin farmers.

06 Nov 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Campaigning for Nanong-Shumar by-election ends

The intense last-leg campaigning exuded a sense of urgency from the candidates of both the parties – People’s Democratic Party and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa.

10 Oct 2013 | Gyembo Namgyal | COMMENTS 0

Nangsi Lyonpo appraises Denchi Dzong and Yongla Gonpa

The project management said that since the construction is in the early phase, ‘slight’ changes are possible.

02 Oct 2013 | COMMENTS 0

Two tshogpa elected despite poor voter turnout

The total voter turnout in both the chiwog was dismal because most eligible voters are out of their villages, some as students and others working in different places

13 Sep 2013 | COMMENTS 0

Absentee landholders shirk community obligations

Gups find it hard to collect annuity from absentee landholders in spite of a Dzongkhag Tshogdu decision reinforced from time to time

05 Sep 2013 | COMMENTS 0

Three candidates pass FLT, by-elections to be held soon in Pemagatshel

Of the four candidates who sat the functional literacy test in Dagor and Bongman three have cleared the test.

02 Sep 2013 | COMMENTS 0

Dzongkhag Tshogdu gives go-ahead for landfill site development

Although the majority of the DT members supported the decision, it was not a unanimous one

29 Aug 2013 | COMMENTS 0

Dzongkhag Tshogdu proposes amendments to civil service rules

Proposals submitted on retirement age, LTC,and earned leave

22 Aug 2013 | COMMENTS 0

Pemagatshel prepares for three by-elections

In the coming months, the people of Pemagatshel will go to three by-election polls.

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