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Lyonchhen attends inauguration of Shivalaya Mandir

Upon the Command of His Majesty the King, the Shivalaya Mandir in Gelephu, Sarpang was constructed within one year and its inauguration was attended by Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister today. Dasho congratulated the people gathered for the ceremony and said that the mandir is a precious gift from His …

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Lyonchhen inaugurates new Dungkhag office

Dasho Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister joined the people of four gewogs – Shershong, Chuzergang, Umling and Tareythang gewogs for the consecration of Dungkhag Office in Umling, Sarpang Dzongkhag this afternoon. Speaking to the gathering, Dasho said that the Dungkhag office will bring about development in and around these four gewogs. “All …

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Thimphu’s big construction boom and its impact

From the dark days of 2012-2014 when even ongoing construction was frozen and loans were not available for the housing and construction sector, Bhutan is now experiencing a big construction boom in the last few years with this year seeking peak construction. A big part of this construction boom is …

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Damchu-Chukha Bypass to be inaugurated on 18th July

The most awaited Damchu-Chukha bypass road will be inaugurated on 18 July and opened for traffic. The bypass will decrease the Thimphu – Phuentsholing highway by 19.5 km and reduce travelling time by around an hour. The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Dasho Tshering Tobgay is expected to inaugurate the bypass. The …

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Convict who escaped in 2014 is re-arrested

Thimphu police re-arrested an escaped convict on 5th July 2018 from Khasadrapchu at around 10:30 AM. The 45-year-old convict who is from Paro was initially arrested on 2nd December 2013 for illegal transaction of controlled substances. The convict managed to escape on 27th January 2014 when he was taken to …

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