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Educationist Sangay Dorji elected from Chukha

Competing against five candidates, Sangay Dorji, 38, from Bongo gewog, Chukha won the race with 5,079 votes (EVM- 3,916, Postal Ballot- 1,163).  Against him was Hem Kumar Ghalley who secured 3,534 votes followed by Tshewang Lham, a lone woman candidate, securing 2,458 votes, Kinley Dorji securing 1,725 votes, Pema Tenzin, …

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Pemagatshel elects Choining Dorji

47-year-old Choining Dorji from Dechhenling gewog won the majority of the votes to secure his win in Pemagatshel. He got 3,846 votes (2,340 EVM votes and 1,506 Postal Ballot votes).  Sonam Dhendup came second with 2,583 votes followed by Sherig Dentshog with 2,133 votes, Sangay Wangchuk secured 1,821 votes and …

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Tashi Samdrup wins the final race from Trongsa

Tashi Samdrup, 42, from Nubi gewog in Trongsa, won the NC race against his two opponents. He has secured 2,309 votes (EVM- 1,695 and Postal Ballot- 614), while his opponents, Tharchen, an incumbent, secured 2,005 votes, and Gyem Dorji secured 1,344 votes. He said the win in the election has …

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Thimphu police bust 34 people for drugs within 45 days

Starting from 1 March until 13 April, Thimphu police has arrested 34 people for abusing drugs, illicit trafficking and for possession of tobacco products. Out of 34 suspects, 28 were arrested for abusing drugs while 5 people were arrested for illicit trafficking. In addition, one arrest was made for possession …

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Five new faces contest Pemagatshel NC race

Choining Dorji Choining Dorji, 47, holds a B.A, LL.B (Hons) from National Law School of India University, LL.M from California Western School of Law. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in national law from RIM, Semtokha and postgraduate certificate in corruption studies from University of Hong Kong. He has worked …

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Now CCTV evidence against Anesthetic Technician

In additional evidence against the anesthetic technician, Jampel Rinchen (30), the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital’s (JDWNRH) CCTV camera captured the Jampel taking the victim to the Pre-Anesthesia Check-up (PAC) room at around 11.35 pm. The cameras also captured him coming out alone from the room after around 25 …

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