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Body of man missing for 41 days recovered

The body of a 64-year old man who went missing from home was recovered 41 days later, on February 23, from below Dechencholing in Thimphu chhu. The son of the deceased, staying with him in Dechencholing, reported his disappearance on January 10.According to the police, the deceased, who was from …

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TCC gets tough on sewage management

Thimphu sewage lines are literally bursting at the seams, with sewage flowing out into the main streets and corner alleys but now the Thimphu City Corporation (TCC) will be taking strict measures to allay the problem. House owners usually visit the sewage office when their sewage tanks are full and …

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City cuts down sickening trees including cypress and poplar

The Thimphu Thromde together with the Department of Forest and the Natural Resource Development Corporation Ltd, (NRDCL) are cutting down poplar and cypress trees in the city. The trees emit toxic gases and were apparently causing health problems like skin diseases, eye infections and allergy to people. The trees disturbing …

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