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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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Bridge needed for villagers

About 206 toilets have been built for every household in Goshing gewog since the start of the 10th Five Year Plan. Besides this, electricity poles were also fixed in the gewog. However, despite these developmental works, a major problem being faced by the villagers is that there is no bridge …

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Holes in PM’s defense of Chang Ugyen

The Bhutanese finds several errors and holes while fact checking the Prime Ministers defense of DPT Vice President, Chang Ugyen on the 10 acre Thimphu land scam The Prime Minister accused ‘The Bhutanese’ of selective reporting and playing with the truth to show the DPT government in a bad light …

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Fnancial crunch at Air India is taking a toll on its subsidiary Air India Express which has now decided to pull out a few international flights and deploy them on domestic routes in the country. The financial crunch at Air India is taking a toll on its subsidiary Air India …

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6,300 blood units needed but only 50 collected so far

The blood bank in Thimphu Hospital requires 6,300 units of blood to meet emergencies but it has collected only 50 units so far this year. Last year, the blood bank collected 3,804 units of which 78 percent came from voluntary donors including mobile camps and walk-ins. Patients’ family members donated …

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