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Saving the wild

The recent incident of the deer which encroached into urban territories far from its habitat and died near the Druk Punjab National Bank (DPNB) is substantive evidence that development activities in Bhutan have finally saturated the  line of separation between human settlement and animal habitats. Wildlife habitat fragmentation, an eventual …

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A dog lover and her 35 dogs

They say it’s ‘more the merrier’ when one’s heart and soul deeply gels with the work at hand. This has proved most true in the case of a dog lover who has collected 35 dogs which includes hybrid dogs like Dalmatians, as well as stray dogs. The 49-year-old woman owned …

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Orientation 2012 records highest number of graduates

Yearly, there has been a steady rise in the number of graduates who enter the job market. And this year, the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources (MoLHR) has already recorded 3075 graduates who registered online for the National Graduate Orientation Program. Last year of the 2000 registered number of …

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One of three samples confirmed first Chikungunya case in Bhutan

Out of three clinically confirmed samples in Samtse, one sample confirmed the mosquito-borne disease Chikungunya after the laboratory test conducted in Bangkok. This is the first-ever confirmed case of the disease in the country. Public Health Laboratory’s (PHL) head Sonam Wangchuk said all the 14 samples received from Phuentsholing and …

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Its ECB’s business not DPT’s, Opposition Party

The Opposition Leader (OL) has responded to the PM’s statement in the recent Meet the Press where he proclaimed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as a party disqualified for 2013. Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley during the recent Meet the Press session said that the opposition party (PDP), should be disqualified …

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