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Treason case rebuttal in a month’s time

On March 13, the larger bench of the High Court held an opening statement on the case against Dechen Wangmo, the former principal of Phajoding Lower Secondary School, and a social worker versus the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). Dechen Wangmo had been sentenced by the Phuentsholing Dungkhag Court …

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CDG stopped: political gimmick or for fair elections?

The recent decision of the government to discontinue the Constituency Development Grant (CDG) has created skepticism among general public. The questions doing the round are that has the government really dropped CDG as the decision did not go through the Parliament as per procedure, and whether the ruling government will …

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Pharmacies also bear the brunt of drug shortage

Despite consistent registration, a big shortage of drugs remains in the health sector. In the months of January and February this year, about 88 drugs were registered with Drug Regulatory Authority (DRA) excluding temporary registration. Till date, the total number of drugs registered was around 1,759. In the recent Meet …

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MoU for medical institute in Bhutan reviewed

  Only three months’ time before the first ever medical college in Bhutan starts operating and the initial DPR (Detailed Project Report) based on the MCI (Medical Council of India) has revised the requirements for the UMSB (University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan), formerly known as the BIMS (Bhutan Institutes …

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