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Layaps meet the PM

Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley returned to the capital this week after a three day visit to the remote gewog of Laya, Gasa. During his visits Lyonchhen interacted with the local government members of Khamed and Laya gewogs, civil servants and the people of Laya. At the meeting with …

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Lyonchhen meets New Thai Ambassador to Bhutan November 7, 2012

Ambassador of Thailand to Bhutan, Madurapochana Ittarong, called on the Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley at the Gyalyong Tshokhang yesterday. Ambassador Madurapochana Ittarong arrived in the country on 4 November to present her credentials to His Majesty the King. Lyonchhen welcomed the Ambassador and congratulated her on being appointed as …

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A Historical book on Bhutan

A historical book on Bhutan which took 10 years in the making finally made it to its launch last week. In a manner of speaking that is. “Not that I worked on it continuously for 10 years but it has been over a decade. I wouldn’t have had much of …

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A Historical book on Bhutan

A historical book on Bhutan that took 10 years in the making finally made it to its launch yesterday “Not that I worked on it continuously for 10 years but it has been over a decade. I wouldn’t have had much time but I could manage some time from my …

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A Historical book on Bhutan

“Traffic officials are taught to always be polite with the drivers while dealing with them and not to misuse their power but seems like not every men in blue have followed it to the hilt.” That was Traffic Superintendant (SP) Pasang Dorji, of the Traffics Division, Royal Bhutan Police (RBP). …

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Community still not sure to give Land Substitution to Four people

Around four households in Guma-Wolokha chiwog under Punakha Dzongkhag have still not received land substitution for land which was slashed off during last September’s earthquake. According to the Gewog officials, there was delay in giving the land substitute as the community themselves had disputes on land, which was supposed to …

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Who will be the next Dangribu Tshogpa?

A has-been, a confident second timer and a probable public favorite will stand hopeful as less-than 2000 residents go to polls today Dangribu chiwog under Dagana Dzongkhag will have a new Tshogpa after today’s polling day where a Tshogpa will be elected. All the preparation for the day was done …

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