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Major reform in Forestry Institutions for enhanced forest governance

If what has been discussed during the recent forestry conference held this in Samtse materialize, then several forestry institutions will undergo major reforms and reorganization. Such moves are expected to improve and enhance forest service delivery and forest governance. For instance, the conference noted that there is need to redefine …

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Thimphu tops number of court cases

There was an increase of 5,870 registered cases across the country, an increase by 40.12% The highest number of court cases was recorded in the capital last year, followed by Phuntsholing and Paro, as per the Annual Report of the Judiciary, 2013. While 1,054 cases were brought forward from 2012, …

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Farmers not happy with PHPA

As impressive as the scale of the ongoing construction of two major hydropower projects in Wangduephodrang may be, however, it has not struck the right chord with the voters there. This is obvious from the primary round elections of the National Assembly (NA) when the former ruling government of the …

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Breaking News

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) make it to the final round of General Election. DPT got the maximum votes at 93,547 votes followed by PDP at 68,546 votes. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa came third getting 36,055 votes while Druk Chirwang Tshogpa came fourth getting 12,456 votes.

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Failure to serve purpose leads to removal of steel community bins

The Steel Community Bins (SCB) which were placed at strategic locations around the city by the Thimphu City Corporation (TCC) have been removed since they failed to serve their purpose. Currently, only places like the hospital area, the IMTRAT compound in Babesa and the vegetable market continue the use of …

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