Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

The price for development

Tashi Wangmo

In what is an example of development requiring sacrifices and sometimes affecting people, Tshering Pelden, 33, from Kanglung and her family are about to lose their land and house, with the expansion of Sherubtse College.

For the want of a bridge and a road

This tiny hamlet in Bongo is just connected by a ropeway that is fast rusting and posing threat to lives and properties

Tashi Wangmo

Baikunza Chiwog, a small village of 68 households under Bongo in Chhukha, is gifted with all the bounties of nature. Yet, residents here live a frugal life of a hand-to-mouth farmer and developmental activities seem a distant and farfetched dream.

BBIN on the cards again

Usha Drukpa

With the government, national council (NC) and the opposition still at a deadlock on the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) motor vehicle agreement, the forthcoming parliament session, will see the issue being deliberated at a joint sitting.  On one side are the NC and the opposition and on the other the government.