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DPT sweeps Pemagatshel & Trashiyangtse

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) bagged the highest votes from all the three constituencies; Nanong-Shumar, Nanglam and Khar-Yurung, in Pemagatshel. Similarly, DPT won from both the constituencies; Boomdeling-Jamkhar and Khamdang-Ramjar, in Trashiyangtse. From Nanong- Shumar, DPT secured total of 3,561 votes (1,728 EVM + 1,888 PB). Likewise, DNT secured 1,513 votes …

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PDP wins Haa

The former Lyonchhen, Dasho Tshering Tobgay, received the highest votes from the Sombaykha constituency in Haa with 1,690 total votes (1,132 EVM + 558 PB) followed by DPT with 315 votes (212 EVM+ 103 PB), DNT with 312 votes (208 EVM + 104PB) and BKP with 103 votes (77 EVM …

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Day 21 for roadblock at Ossey

A roadblock at Ossey, 27 kms from Gelephu towards Zhemgang is still not cleared for traffic. The road has been blocked for 21 days. Some seven years before the bottom about 800 meters below the alignment started sliding. C.B Mongar, Chief Engineer of Sarpang, DoR said that, the slide encroached …

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Addressing waste management issue

There are only 20 garbage trucks plying all over Thimphu. The garbage trucks collect wastes thrice a week. The trucks are monitored through GPS so it is used optimally given the density of population and vast areas. Chief Environment Officer of Thromde, Yeshi Wangdi, said that the timing of waste …

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How elections are being seen in rural Bhutan

The Chapcha-Bongo constituency receives good turnout for the common forums The Common Forum of Bongo-Chapcha constituency under Chukha started on 28 August. It will end with Getena gewog on 4 September. In terms of turnout Chapcha saw 188 people, Bjabchho saw 120, Bongo received 181  and Darla received around 195.  …

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Man commits suicide in Bumthang

A 63-year-old man from Lingden, Phuentsholing , Chukha was found hanging lifeless from a blue pine tree on 23 August at around 3:30 PM at Nangar, Chumey, Bumthang. The case was initially reported as Missing of Person (MoP) to Chumey police station. The deceased went missing from 22 August at …

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Health is the first priority: DNT Manifesto

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) manifesto states its concerns on the inequity of healthcare and the quality of services across the country. DNT want to ensure people receive the best healthcare and services, therefore, ensuring good health for all. The party pointed out that super-specialty medical service is available for those …

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