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PDP candidate in Samdrup Jongkhar wraps up common forum

Candidates of People’s Democratic Party in Samdrup Jongkhar yesterday concluded their common forum for the general round of election held last in Bangtar. The candidates covered five gewogs under Samdrup Jongkhar and discussed about the specific needs in different gewogs. More than 300 voters gathered in Karmaling High School to …

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Chukha candidates do their bit to attract votes

People of Chapcha-Bongo were treated to more or less the same scene enacted repeatedly across the other constituencies in the nation by different party candidates, when the two candidates from the constituency sang to the tune of conventional debate format with contents from manifestos and pledges. The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa …

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Villagers promised payment in exchange of support

People in Drujeygang and Tshangkha under Dagana are ever more of the view that in their over-zealous drive to campaign for Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), party workers are on verge of dividing households in the community. This, according to them, is happening through certain amounts being promised to individuals to …

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23 gamblers arrested by police for questioning

Gambling is considered a very serious offence in Bhutan, but with laws being lenient, gamblers tend to take advantage of the law, and it is going on rampantly in the capital. Under the Penal Code of Bhutan, the offence of gambling is classified under a petty misdemeanor. Thimphu police launched …

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100% youth employment challenging, but not impossible: PDP

Granting full employment for the youth will be very challenging as increasing number of job seekers flood the job market every year. But, the south Thimphu candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tandin Wangmo said nothing is impossible for Bhutan, given its size and composition. This was also promised by …

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What will weigh people’s vote for 2013 NA elections

The voters that reside in Thimphu are physically and mentally prepared for the poll day, some are determined to travel to their constituencies to cast their one vote in support of the candidates and parties of their choice. While some voters have decided to go by manifestos to judge parties, …

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Non-national succumbs to injuries

A 43-year-old non national worker succumbed to his injuries on Monday morning. He was hit by a stone on his head at Beychhu in Wangduephodrang. The deceased was working as a boomer operator at a construction site in Punatshangchhu II. On the unfortunate day, a stone had fallen on a …

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