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Five new faces contest Pemagatshel NC race

Choining Dorji Choining Dorji, 47, holds a B.A, LL.B (Hons) from National Law School of India University, LL.M from California Western School of Law. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in national law from RIM, Semtokha and postgraduate certificate in corruption studies from University of Hong Kong. He has worked …

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The seven aspiring candidates from Trashigang

Sonam Tobgay R Sonam Tobgay R, 39, holds a Masters in Commerce from Osnamia University, Hyderabad and has 12 years of work experience in teaching. Sonam said, “I feel that my age is the right age to shoulder any responsibility, it is neither too old nor too young. I have …

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Lone thromde challenger to incumbent in Bumthang NC race

Kencho Tshering, 36 from Chamkhar Thromde has 10 years of work experiences as a Gewog Administrative Officer at Department of Local Government (MoHCA). He did an advanced (post graduate) diploma in Ecotourism Management as well. “I have encountered many problems with law and policies affecting the communities. If elected I …

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All BHUs to have periodic access to female health workers

Last year, the health ministry committed to provide at least one female health worker in all the 184 Basic Health Unit (BHU) by January 2018. To fulfill the commitment the ministry issued a transfer order for Health Assistants (HA) to go to BHUs lacking female health assistants. The ministry initially …

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Bailey Bridge to help Pasakha during monsoon

A temporary Bailey bridge has been placed over a section of the severely damaged Balujora Bridge in Pasakha to ensure smooth traffic flow when the rainy season starts. This is while a new bridge is being built nearby to be completed by May 2019. “We thought it was necessary for …

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