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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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Nutrition deficiency suspected in a Mongar community school

Nutrition deficiency has affected 18 students in Dagsa Community Primary School in Mongar. The case was first inspected by Dagsa’s Basic Health Unit’s Health Assistant (HA) Suk Bahadur since it would take about five days for the people to reach the Dzongkhag,. The HA said the students complained of muscle …

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Indian cartoonist trains Bhutanese Cartoonists

Over 15 cartoonists and artists from the Bhutanese media attended a Bhutan Media Foundation (BMF)-conducted training for Cartoonists. The training was not just about the usual drawing and termed as cartoon. It was more about conceptualizing news and events visually, minimal use of text, how to develop caricatures that can …

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