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Bhutan’s positive developments within 10 years of democracy

The ‘National Human Development Report (NHDR): Ten Years of Democracy in Bhutan’ report launched by Prime Minister (Dr.) Lotay Tshering and UNDP Administrator and the UN Under-Secretary-General Achim Steiner on 12 March in Thimphu says that Bhutan’s growing democracy has helped advance development, with an independent judiciary, a vigorous parliamentary …

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19-year-old homeless youth arrested for burglary

Thimphu police have arrested a 19-year-old youth from Zangtopelri area on February 1st at around 6:30 am. The suspect is from Tsirang and is unemployed. The initial complaint was lodged on January 31st at around 8:15 AM by a shop owner in the Zangtopelri area. The suspect entered the grocery …

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