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Husband arrested due to wife’s burglary charges

The police arrested a 59 year old man on suspicion of committing burglary in his wife’s house in Dhur, 15 kms away from Chamkhar town in Bumthang on 23 July. The incident occurred when the woman was with her friends and families offering butter lamps and visiting few monasteries around …

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‘Hello 112, my dog is in labor, please send Ambulance’

They say, nothing spells joy like the word ‘free’; and the sheer number of prank calls, missed calls and disconnected calls recorded at the Health Help Center (HHC) toll-free helpline is generous proof of it. A record 436,728 calls inclusive of missed calls, nuisance and abused calls, silence and disconnected …

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Gewog to ghost-villages, in absence of services

The urban-drift, a phenomenon that eventually strips every living-soul, from one avenue to relocate them, most often-than-not transitions into an explosive vessel of overpopulation, pollution, litter and other social maladies. It’s fairly a worldwide event but it looks bad when it happens at home. In the gewog of Shingkhar, out …

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REF an NGO aims to enhance Eastern Lives

The Rural Education Foundation (REF) is a public benefit organization which helps the less-privileged children avail the free education facilities provided by Government while it also provides basic necessities of life to brighten their every day. The REF puts this aspect forward as their outstanding feature which also sets them …

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