Tashi Deki

Zhemgang candidates field questions on youth and unemployment

Issues on unemployment and youth-related topics dominated the question and answer hour of the common forum in Zhemgang. The two Panbang candidates made good attempts to answer the questions coming from the inquisitive crowd gathered at the forum. The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) candidate from the constituency and former Labor …

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An unholy experience follows a holy ceremony

Some 102 people who fell sick on the morning of June 24 reported to the Riserboo hospital with suspected food poisoning. Around 45 people from the large group admitted to the hospital, had earlier attended a ceremony of Holy Scriptures recitation (Bum) at Kheshing village under Trashigang, which was conducted …

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Candidates try to best each other through party pitfalls

The public debates for Tsirang dzongkhag’s Kilkhorthang-Mendrelgang picked up in intensity immediately past the regular routine of familiarizing parties, advocating pledges from respective party manifestos during the question and hour session. Starting with candidates directing questions at each other the audience joined in during the question hour to warm up …

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