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New born baby killed by father

A 25-year old man has been detained by the Wangduephodrang police after he was accused of throwing his new born baby on the wall which led to death of the baby on the night of 14 March in Sephu under Wangduephodrang dzongkhag. On the morning of 14 March, the accused …

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Bhutan Observes Earth Hour

Bhutan will join the rest of the world today in observing the Earth Hour from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The day is observed on the last Saturday of March every year because it is about the same time of the spring and fall equinoxes in the northern and southern …

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World Economic Forum honors Bhutanese

  The present Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) candidate from Dogar-Shaba constituency in Paro and a former Zimpon wogma to His Majesty the King was conferred the award of Young Global Leader 2013 by the World Economic Forum recently. “I am pleasantly surprised and doubly humbled that I have been named …

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10 injured in Tractor mishap

Ten people including one minor sustained several injuries after the power tiller tractor they were in veered off the road in Khaling town under Trashigang dzongkhag. The mishap happened on 13 March at around 6 pm when the group of people from Monangkhola and Chema village under Khaling gewog were …

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DCT President honored as Top Global Woman of 2013

The Druk Chirwang Tshogpa’s President, Lily Wangchhuk, the first Bhutanese woman to make it to the list of among 15 women across the globe was honored as Top Global Women of 2013 by Diplomatic Courier, a magazine on diplomacy and foreign policy based in the United States on International Women’s …

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An 18-year old succumbed to death

An 18-year old succumbed to injuries after he jumped from a truck, when one of the wheels of the truck nearly went off the road at Bjena Gewog in Wangduephodrang. The accident occurred when the truck attempted to give way to the vehicle coming from the opposite direction. The incident …

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Two chortens vandalized in two separate incidents

In two separate incidents, two chortens were vandalized in Bumthang and Paro. The suspects in both the cases are at large without any clue. Bumthang On 28 February, the Kadem chorten in Chhokor Gewog being vandalized was reported to Bumthang police station. Some unknown miscreants had dug the chorten and …

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