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MoWHS Minister to narrow the gap through infrastructure

Lyonpo Dorji Tshering, 39, is the new Works and Human Settlement (MoHWS) Minister. He is from Radhi-Sakteng, Trashigang. He holds a Masters in Civil Engineering from Australia. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from India. Focused on the pledge of narrowing the gap, Lyonpo Dorji Tshering said he …

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Four tourism products to be incorporated from Chukha

  It may be sooner than later that commuters along the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway can make their journey pleasant by visiting recreational park and roadside amenities along highway. This is one of the plans under the tourism flagship program aimed at enhancing economic growth through sustainable tourism development. The main objective …

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Enhancing connectivity and strengthening media

In order to address the issue of digital divide and access information within the country, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has pledged that it will allow everyone to communicate freely within the country and also allow everyone to access online services and local content for free. With the intention to close …

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In Mongar DPT loses one seat to DNT

The General Round of the National Assembly Election 2018, in Mongar, saw Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) winning 2 seats; Dremedtse-Ngatshang and Kengkhar-Weringla. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won the seat in Mongar constituency. DPT’s candidate, Ugyen Wangdi, won the Dremedtse-Ngatshang seat by securing the highest votes at 5,602 [2,287 votes via …

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DNT wins Gasa

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won in both the constituencies, Khatoed-Laya and Khamaed-Lunana, in Gasa yesterday. DNT’s candidate from Khatoed-Laya, Tenzin, received 89 Postal Ballot (PB) votes and 499 votes via Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), taking the total vote count to 588 votes. DPT’s candidate, Changa Dawa, secured 23 PB and …

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HRH Prince Jigyel elected IOC Member

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck was appointed to be a member of the International Olympic Committee, at the 133rd Session of the International Olympic Committee held on the 9th of October in Buenos Aires. The session, held ahead of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires this month, …

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DPT has upper hand in Mongar while DNT sees chance in 1 seat

As the results of the Primary Round of National Assembly Election 2018 show, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) has an outright majority in the two constituencies; Dramedtse-Ngatshang and Kengkhar-Weringla, in Mongar. Even the combined votes of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Bhutan Kuen-Nyam party (BKP), cannot beat …

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Understanding why DPT is so strong in Pemagatshel

As the Primary Round of National Assembly Election 2018 results show, it is Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) that has an outright or absolute majority in all the three constituencies in Pemagatshel. It seems not even the combination of two or more political parties can beat DPT’s landslide victory numbers. DPT …

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