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Danish actress grooms future Bhutanese actors

A cting is an art and in that it’s a most compelling skill which churns the emotions of viewers to draw tears, laughter and angered temperaments. With a growing local industry to showcase such talents many youths and seniors alike in the country are interested to make a career out …

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MoH to commence nationwide health survey

This year 100 enumerators of 2012 trained by the health ministry (MoH) and 40 supervisors from the ministry will carry out a health survey in the 20 dzongkhags as they visit the field by the 22nd of this month. The survey was not held since last 12 years. The General …

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Christmas fever sets in at Taj Tashi

Taj Tashi welcomed the festive season with a traditional ‘Christmas Cake Mixing’ ceremony Festivities are in the air and as the year draws to an end, Christmas and New Year’s Eve are the major celebrations people look forward to. But not many of us know that there is one more …

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DNA test confirms Bapula as father and rapist

Confirmed DNA match of Bapula, the 73 year-old with that of Tandin Bida and Tandin Wangmo, the twin daughters of 17 year-old mother Sonam Choki (name changed) finally brought relief and a forthcoming  sense of justice to the family who waited in all anxiousness for the results. The DNA report …

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His Majesty and Gyaltsuen in Samtse

While in Samtse His Majesty the King granted an audience to the dzongkhag and local government officials of Samtse and also met with the RBA personnel in Samtse. Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen met with the army wives who also offered a traditional tshokchhang to Their Majesties. In the afternoon, His …

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Petrol cheaper by 95 Paise

Petrol price in India was cut by 95 paise per liter yesterday, the second reduction in rates since October, on account of fall in international oil prices which shall have direct inevitable impact on the prices in Bhutan as well. This means a drop of almost Nu 1 in Bhutan …

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Quit overdependence on banks for capital, RMA Governor

The governor insisted the old private and government-owned companies list themselves in the stock exchange or issue bonds to the public rather than expect 100% capital from commercial banks The Business community in the country should explore alternative means to acquire funds and not entirely depend on commercial banks, the …

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