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DGPC Engineer invents the poor man’s hydro project

Bhutan is known for its mega hydro projects that involve billions of dollars and years of construction. However, Karsang Dorji an Executive Engineer for Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC) has come up with two simple but effective inventions to generate green electricity using a few spare parts. Both inventions are …

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His Majesty the King granted an audience to the family members of Late Gopa Tenzin Dorji – the RBA soldier who was killed in an ambush in Sarpang last week. His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen spent over an hour with the bereaved family. His Majesty spoke …

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ACC to review Trowa Theater case

ACC committee to check if Trowa case has an element of corruption to merit an investigation The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) said it will review the Trowa Theater case. A formal resolution calling for an ACC investigation into the Trowa Case will be forwarded by the National Council (NC) to the …

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PM reports an upbeat state of the nation

“Bhutan’s growth rate ranked second in the South East Asia with 8.1% and held the 11th position in the world by real GDP growth rate for the year 2011,” said the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley who presented the state-of-the-nation report to parliament on Monday. The growth rate (8.1%) …

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NC to summon the RMA Governor

The National Council (NC) has decided to summon the central bank Governor to attend the proceedings of NC following discussions yesterday. This NC decision comes after the NC’s economic affairs committee reported to the house that the committee failed to submit a complete Indian Rupee (INR) shortfall review report of …

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NEC to penalize Department of Roads

The National Environment Commission (NEC) is to soon send a letter to the Department of Roads (DoR) notifying them to stop the road widening works commissioned next to the Paro Airport immediately. Adding on, the NEC is planning to impose fine. According to an official from NEC, they had written …

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