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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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His Majesty the King grants Kidu to flood hit families

  His Majesty The King visited the areas that were hit by the flash floods in Kabjesa, Punakha and met with the people who had been affected yesterday. His Majesty granted Kidu Soelra to the families who had gathered at the Thudrup Lhakhang. The flash floods on June 4 washed away paddy …

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Father who killed new-born baby gets bail

  The Wangduephodrang dzongkhag court granted bail to the 25-year old man, who was alleged of killing his new born baby on the night of 14 March in Sephu under Wangduephodrang dzongkhag last week. The suspect was detained by the Wangduephodrang police after he was accused of throwing his new …

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Man crushed to death

A 54-year-old man, an Indian laborer working at the Punatshangchhu II, died on the spot on May 31 after being crushed by a falling boulder. The deceased was from Jharkhand, India and was working as a driller for the Punatshangchhu II project in Kamichu under Wangduephodrang. The incident happened at …

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