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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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A plan to end most municipal maladies

Samdrup Jongkhar will put-into-action a comprehensive urban developmental plan to end a most bitter phase of chronic water problems, housing problems, sewerage problems and other municipality facilities-related issues. Urban Specialist under Ministry of Work and Human Settlement (MoWHS) Meghraj Adhikari said that these issues would be reviewed through proper analysis …

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An inventory to assess nationwide forest resources

The enumeration phase has finally kicked off from Paro on July 25 after exhaustive preparations to conduct nationwide forest inventory in Bhutan, by the Forest Resource Management Division (FRMD) of Forests and Park services department. Through systematic collection of the data and forest information for assessment and analysis, the National …

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