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Open defecation at Kuenselphodrang

Open defecation and waste issues have literally taken over Kuenselphodrang in Thimphu, where thousands of devotees including trulkus, lams, monks, lay monks, nuns and residents from across the country have gathered to receive oral transmission and empowerment of Kanjur, the teachings of the Lord Buddha from His Holiness the 70th …

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Health and Happiness campaign for a drug free Bhutan


To reach out to the commuters and drivers in specific and the general public at large, the Chithuen Phendey Association organized a drug and alcohol free advocacy program. Over 100 vegetable vendors of Centenary Farmer Market and the Thimphu Thrompon joined the campaign to create awareness on Drugs and Alcohol …

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Four arrested for murder

Thimphu police apprehended four suspects in connection with the murder a 33 year old man who is from Thimphu. The incident took place on the early morning of 22nd July on the road below MoWHS. On July 22 at around 4.30 AM, a man came to Thimphu city PS stating …

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No more ill fitting wheel chairs for the disabled


With the financial and technical support from United State Agency for International Development (USAID), Health Volunteer Overseas (HVO), Management and Science for Health (MSH), and in collaboration with the Physiotherapy Unit, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), the Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health organized Wheelchair Service Training …

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PM in Mongar Gewog

In Mongar Gewog Lyonchhen said that he is aware of the water shortage problem in Mongar Gewog due to the increasing number of households and water sources drying up. He said that it is the government’s responsibility to help ease water problem by building water tanks and pipelines; but it …

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