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Her Majesty Launches ‘Jewel in the Crown’

Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck launched the book ‘Jewel in the Crown’, which tells the story of the Royal Wedding with digital illustrations on January 19, 2012 at the Taj Tashi in Thimphu. The Book which is the first of its kind in Bhutan has 41 paintings covering …

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Bhutan makes top three in tourist destinations

Really not a bad start to the year for the country and especially the tourism sector, given that Bhutan has only been selected as one of the three finalists in the “Destination Stewardship.” The Destination Stewardship Award goes to a destination which successfully demonstrates a program of sustainable tourism, while …

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Father-in-law stabs son-in-law to death

On the evening of 20 January in Wangduephodrang Kinley Penjor, 45 was stabbed to death by his father-in-law. The incident had taken place at Bartshi of Khasi gewog in Wangduephodrang. According to sources, how the incident happened, was not known but sources said it is learnt that the victim was …

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Bird flu outbreak in Gelephu

On 14 January the Gelephu veterinary hospital detected an outbreak of bird flu in Namkhaling near Dadgari (Indian border area near Gelephu). The samples were sent to National Center for Animal Health (NCAH) in Serbithang on 16 January by the Gelephu veterinary hospital team and by the dzongkhag team. The …

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