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HM Offers Sandalwood Boxes to Chari Monastery

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His Majesty The King on 10th April offered 6 sandalwood boxes to the Chari Monastery. The sandalwood boxes will be used to store the precious relics in the monastery, including the treasures of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel. His Majesty personally carried one of the 55-kg boxes up to the monastery, which …

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Ministry invites applicants for plots in 4 Industrial Estates

The Department of Industry under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) has asked for those interested to start applying for plots in the four upcoming industrial estates in Bhutan. The Industrial Estates are Jigmeling (733 acres) in Sarpang, Dhamdum (349.06 acres) in Samtse, Bondeyma (110.34 acres) in Mongar and the …

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His Majesty graces Rinchen Terzoed Wang

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His Majesty The King graced the Rinchen Terzoed Wang at the site of the Guru Nangsi Zilnon Statue in Takila, Lhuntse on 20th March. The people offered Ku Sung Thukten Mendrel to His Majesty at the Guru Lhakhang within the statue. His Majesty offered prayers in the lhakhang, and granted …

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Rape victim’s mother not happy with decision

An eight year old rape victim’s mother is not happy with the decision made by the Office of Attorney General (OAG) on dropping the case due to lack of evidence. She wants to re-appeal to OAG to seek justice for her daughter. On February 14 at around 8:30 pm, the …

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