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Former MP wins from Trashigang

Lhatu, 51, from Lumang, a former Member of Parliament (MP) in the National Assembly, was nominated as the National Council member from Trashigang after securing the majority votes. Lhatu secured a total of 4,284 votes, 1933 votes by EVM and 2351 votes by Postal Ballot. The second biggest vote went …

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Sarpang has an Educated farmer as its new NC

35 year old Anand Rai from Gakiling gewog won the NC election from Sarpang Dzongkhag with a total of 4,278 votes of which, 3,534 votes are through EVM and 744 were through postal ballots. Anand Rai was an educated farmer for the past seven years prior to contesting for the …

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Pemagatshel elects Choining Dorji

47-year-old Choining Dorji from Dechhenling gewog won the majority of the votes to secure his win in Pemagatshel. He got 3,846 votes (2,340 EVM votes and 1,506 Postal Ballot votes).  Sonam Dhendup came second with 2,583 votes followed by Sherig Dentshog with 2,133 votes, Sangay Wangchuk secured 1,821 votes and …

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Bhutan Ambassador presents credentials to Spain King

On 5th April 2018, Ambassador Pema Choden presented her Letter of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe VI accrediting her as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of Spain at the Royal Palace in Madrid. His Majesty King Felipe VI welcomed Ambassador Choden to Spain. He conveyed …

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Students from CNR attends dairy training at NJBC

A release from the the National Jersey Breeding Centre under the Agriculture Ministry said a total of 40 students from the Department of Animal Science, College of Natural Resources (CNR) attended the dairy production program at the National Jersey Breeding Centre (NJBC) from 9th to 13th April. It is an …

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BNBL donates NU 2million to RENEW

Bhutan National Bank Ltd (BNBL), donated Nu 2 mn to RENEW (Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women). The CEO of BNBL Mr. Kipchu Tshering presented the cheque of Nu 2 mn to Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck on 29th March.The president and founder of RENEW, Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay …

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2 arrested for mutiple theft cases

Thimphu police recently apprehended two men in connection to mutiple larceny cases. One suspect is a 28-year- old unemployed man from Zhemgang while the other suspect is a 44-year-old taxi driver from Mongar. Thimphu police said around 40 cases of larceny, mainly to do with snatching of bags and mobile …

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National Intellectual Property Policy launched

The Minister of Economic Affairs (MoEA) Lyonpo Lekey Dorji launched the National Intellectual Property Policy (NIPP) 2018 in the Ministry on March 23. Lyonpo said that some may wonder why they are launching a new policy when the government has only afour months in office. “The officials of the Department …

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ launched

Samsung Electronics, the country’s biggest consumer electronics brand, today introduced the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ in Bhutan on 18th March. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drives innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. …

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