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Eminent Dungtsho now allowed to practice

The Bhutan Medical and Health Council (BMHC) has reversed its earlier decision to bar eminent Dungtsho Sherab Jorden and has asked him to continue with his traditional healing practices. The BMHC in a 13th November 2015 letter addressed to the Dungtsho said that last time around the council had stopped …

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Mega farms questioned in National Assembly

The MP from Khar-Yurung constituency, Zangley Drukpa, raised concerns on the farms in Samrang and Yusipang. He said as a Buddhist country, people in Bhutan hold high regard for the spiritual and cultural values of the country, and therefore, establishing of a mega farm by the government hurts the sentiments …

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Abandoned at JDWNRH

Two men who are completely blind have been taking shelter at the eye ward in Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) in Thimphu.  One of the men has been in JDWNRH for more than two years and the other man has been admitted for more than a month. With …

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His Majesty’s complete address on 11th November

Before the formal Address, His Majesty thanked the people who braved the cold and were waiting since 2 am in the morning to enter the stadium, for an opportunity to pay tribute to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo. His Majesty also mentioned the numerous Bhutanese across the world who had congregated …

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