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Protesting Trump

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Trump faces a tough path to the Presidency with opposition from youth, women’s groups, those within the Republican Party and influential minority groups While Donald Trump has seen a meteoric rise in popularity and is the presumptive Republican nominee there is an equally strong if not stronger movement opposing Donald …

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Attending a Donald Trump Rally

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A plan to attend a Donald Trump rally on 2nd May as a part of an international media delegation organized by the Foreign Press Center under the State Department got off to an ominous start when some early requests by some members for press credentials were denied. Donald Trump’s campaign’s …

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Teacher’s day celebrated by Cabinet Ministers

More than a thousand teachers from Thimphu Dzongkhag and Thromde joined Lyonchhen and the Cabinet Ministers to Celebrate Teacher’s Day at the Royal Institute of Management in Thimphu on Teachers day. The teachers were received by Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Lyonpo Dorji Choden, Lyonpo D.N Dungyel, Lyonpo Lekey Dorji, Lyonpo Ngeema …

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RMNP rescues a rare Slow Loris

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Recently the forestry officials at the range office, Royal Manas National Park (RMNP) in Zhemgang rescued a Slow Loris, which is believed to be a rare animal. Not much is known of the animal in the wild in Bhutan. According to the senior park ranger, Sonam Wangdi, Slow Loris, a …

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RBP team says suicide behind cause of custodial death

An independent investigation team of the Royal Bhutan Police found that the 35-year-old man who died while still under police detention had committed suicide. The man was detained by police on April 20th after receiving a complaint of domestic violence lodged by the Tshogpa of Namchu village. Dorokha police detained …

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An afternoon of traditional sports and some soft touches

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were received by the President of the Bhutan Indigenous Games and Sports Association (BIGSA) Dr. Kinzang Dorji at the entrance gate and escorted to the Royal Tent where His Royal Highness Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuk greeted the Royal couple. While in …

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Three drug addicts forwarded to BNCA by RBP

Thimphu police forwarded two minors and one adult to Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA) for counseling and treatment. The minors, both 16 years old, are students in Chukha while the adult, 19 years old, is a class XII passed student. The two minors are from Paga, Chukha and Lhuentse while …

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RBP to start Neighborhood Watch program

With the help of Friend of Police (FoP), RBP are coming up with a new program called Neighborhood Watch in Changjiji. This program is also a part of crime prevention measures whereby every household in one building will be keeping in touch and will be watching over the house if …

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