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Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev in RIGSS Friday Forum

World renowned Indian yogi, mystic and author Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev spoke yesterday at the 15th Friday Forum of the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies at the National Council Banquet Hall in Thimphu. The Prime Minister and Ministers also attended the talk with members of RIGSS and the public. …

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Rainfall hits Agriculture and farm roads

The recent disaster caused by monsoon rains has damaged crops and plantations in several dzongkhags. Landslides and continuous rainfall has also damaged 50 meters of irrigation HDP pipe line in Rewakha, Dorithasa Chiwog in Haa. About 300 meters of irrigation channel has also been damaged at various locations in Dorithasa …

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Missing women found dead

The body of a 57-year- old woman was recovered from Kuchdiana river, Looksan, Jalpaiguri, India on July 27 at around 10 in the morning. The woman was reported as a missing person by Ugyentse Gup on July 26 in Changmari police station in Samtse. The deceased is from Dangkarling, Ugyentse, …

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LG candidates miss functional literacy test due to roadblock

Numerous roadblocks in Zhemgang dzongkhag have prevented five candidates from Trong and Goshing gewog from appearing the second phase of functional literacy test held on July 19. Appearing the functional literacy test is a must to be eligible to contest the local government elections according to Bhutan’s election regulations. Bhutan’s …

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19 year old driver missing

The body of a 19 year old boy is still missing after a Swift Dzire he was driving went off the road on 11th July at around 9.50 pm at Char Kilo (between Khasadrapchu and Chuzom). During the time of incident, there was one 22 years old man who is …

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Habitual burglar caught again

Gelephu police, with a help of Phuentsholing police, arrested a 28-year-old Indian man from a hotel in Phuentsholing. The suspect, from Shantipur, Runikhata in Chirang district of Assam, is alleged to be a habitual burglar, on the run after a series of burglaries in Gelephu town this year. The suspect …

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Monk dies in vehicle accident

A 37-year-old monk died in a vehicle accident in India, the cause of the accident was ruled to be over speeding. The deceased as travelling in an Indian taxi in Madharihat, Ali Pure which is 70 meters away from Madharihat police station towards Samtse on June 29. The deceased was …

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