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Bangladesh Foreign Minister on official visit to Bhutan

At the invitation of Lyonpo Damcho Dorji, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is on an official visit to Bhutan from 12th to 15th May 2016. The Foreign Ministry said that Mr Mahmood Ali’s …

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Government not in position to purchase new aircraft

The recent damage to Drukair plane, A319 Airbus, caused by a freak hailstorm has caused much delays and reshuffling of flight schedules. Although the plane landed safely in Guwahati airport with 90 passengers, however, there is much costly damage to be repaired before the plane can be air worthy again. …

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BOiC approved 2,074 projects in 18 months

In the last 18 months, the Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC), soon to become a State Owned Enterprise (SOE), has approved 2,074 projects worth Nu 593 mn. Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay said BOiC, started around 18 months ago, has implemented and approved many projects. He said that out of 2,074 …

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Six apprehended for stealing antique elephant tusks

Thimphu police apprehended four persons on March 24 for the theft of two elephant tusks, and an additional two persons also involved in the theft on March 25. Six people arrested include three police personnel, one army personnel, one JSS security guard and one driver. JSS security guard, who was …

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Midterm reviews in Samtse and Tsirang

The Prime Minister and members of the cabinet conducted midterm reviews in Samtse and Tsirang in the past one week. On 5th April Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, Lyonpo Ngeema Sangay Tshempo of Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, Lyonpo Dawa Gyaltshen of Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs and Lyonpo D.N. …

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Man arrested for cheating dollar seller

Bumthang police arrested a 26-year-old man, a freelance driver, from Dagarthang village under Tshenkhar Gewog in Lhuntse, on April 5 for larceny. A man was conned and robbed during a sales transaction. He filed a complaint with the police that subsequent to his advertisement for USD 8,000 sale on Facebook …

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