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Wangdue for DNT & PDP

Nyishog- Saephu constituency under Wangdiphodrang saw a total voter turnout at 7, 706 out of the total 10,166 voters registered for the primary round election. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) candidate, Wangchuk Namgyel, secured the highest votes with 3,033 votes (2,163 EVM + 870 PB) followed by PDP’s Kuenga with 2,530 …

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Bumthang goes for DPT

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) won Bumthang both in terms of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and postal ballot votes. Conquering both EVM and postal ballot, the party president in Choekhar-Tang secured 2540 votes compared to PDP which got 1048, DNT got 921 and and BKP got 237. DPT president Dr. Pema …

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How elections are being seen in rural Bhutan

The Chapcha-Bongo constituency receives good turnout for the common forums The Common Forum of Bongo-Chapcha constituency under Chukha started on 28 August. It will end with Getena gewog on 4 September. In terms of turnout Chapcha saw 188 people, Bjabchho saw 120, Bongo received 181  and Darla received around 195.  …

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Man commits suicide in Bumthang

A 63-year-old man from Lingden, Phuentsholing , Chukha was found hanging lifeless from a blue pine tree on 23 August at around 3:30 PM at Nangar, Chumey, Bumthang. The case was initially reported as Missing of Person (MoP) to Chumey police station. The deceased went missing from 22 August at …

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Health is the first priority: DNT Manifesto

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) manifesto states its concerns on the inequity of healthcare and the quality of services across the country. DNT want to ensure people receive the best healthcare and services, therefore, ensuring good health for all. The party pointed out that super-specialty medical service is available for those …

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Lot of jobs created in 11th FYP but can still do better: GNHC

The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) found that during the 11th Five Year Plan, several measures were initiated in various sectors to boost employment opportunities in the country. Over the period of five years, majority of the jobs have been created by cottage and small industry (CSI) which now employs …

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Prados handed over by outgoing cabinet

The outgoing Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay and his 10 ministers on 9 August handed back their duty vehicles. Dasho Tshering Tobgay said, “Today I returned the prime minister’s official duty vehicle, the very same vehicle that I returned in 2013. The Toyota Prado served me well for 10 years. …

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The great unemployment debate between DPT and PDP

This was the main issue raised during DPT’s AGM and the final press conference The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was held last week at RIM saw a full house after previous full house AGMs by BKP and DNT before it. The party president, Dr Pema Gyamtsho …

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