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9th thimphu Career fair in town

Bhutan’s largest and oldest Education Exhibition the 9TH Career Fair, is set to take place in the city of Thimphu on the 14th & 15th February 2015 at Clock Tower, Thimphu. The event is organized by Nukareer Education Consultancy a major educational consultant in collaboration with SAPE event organizer and …

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Where does the hospital waste go?


Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), the premier referral hospital in the country, generates more chemotherapy waste than the general or dry waste. In 2014, JDWNRH generated 1050.5 kilograms of chemotherapy waste followed by general, dry waste of 9577.2 kg, pathological waste weighing 2142.9 kg, 3461.7 kg of infectious …

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Alcohol: A death trap for drunk drivers

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are nearly 3400 people who die due to road traffic injuries, every day, globally. There are tens of millions around the world that are injured and disabled because of road accidents. In Bhutan, vehicle accidents claim about one life in every three …

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His Majesty in Thrimshing


It was an especially auspicious day in Thrimshing, Trashigang, where His Majesty granted Audience and Tokha to over two thousand people from neighbouring villages, who had come to meet their King. A flock of bja goed wheeled in the sky during the Audience, an occurrence believed to be a very good omen …

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DNT says no trust between the govt and bureaucracy

A release issued by Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) said that the party has been patiently and closely following the recent case of surrendering of the three Secretaries to the RCSC by the Government. It says that listening to views and concerns of the people from all walks of life; the party …

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Stalled Nganglam township now back on track

During the 14th Meet-the-Press session held yesterday, the Minister, Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS), Dorji Choden, said the Nganglam township development was stalled for quite a while because of problems with the biological corridor, measuring 750 meters, that stretches to the international borders with India. Lyonpo Dorji Choden …

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