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Five candidates vying for Khaling Gup


Including the incumbent, Khaling gewog has five candidates vying for gup in the upcoming Local government election. The incumbent gup Tashi Dorji, 41, from Barshong chiwog, is hopeful this time too if people are looking for someone with experience. Tashi Dorji has 13 years of experience in local government including …

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Five drug cases busted in June

Two women and four men were arrested and 3,714 capsules of SPseized in five separate cases of illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs last month in Thimphu alone. The first case was reported on June 2, which led to the arrest to a 29-year-old man from Kalabazaar (Changidaphu). The suspect, from …

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Families need to do more to curb youth crime: PM

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, during the Meet-the-Press session, said an all round solution must be found to curb increasing violence among the youth. He said, “It is up to us, as a society – individual parents have to ask ourselves if it is okay for your child to drink or not, …

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President of Bangladesh arrives in country

Upon the invitation of His Majesty the King, Mr. Abdul Hamid, President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has arrived in the country yesterday and is on four days state visit to Bhutan. This is a first visit to Bhutan by the President of the of Bangladesh. During the visit, …

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