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PDP opposes appointment of Tenzin Lekphell to BIMSTEC SG post

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said while it rejoices at the prospect of Bhutan leading the BIMSTEC they are deeply concerned by the appointment of Tenzin Lekphell, the co-founder of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and former candidate of Bartsham-Shongphu constituency as Secretary General of BIMSTEC for reasons that PDP genuinely …

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3,673 people registered so far

A total of 3,673 people registered through 1023 helpline and the the form circulated online for those who came from Phuentsholing from 1st August onwards. Thimphu has the highest number of people registered with 948 followed by Chukha with 367, and Paro with 114. The testing has already been started …

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RBA beings nationwide program to feed dogs

The Royal Bhutan Army began a nationwide stray-dog feeding program beginning today, to ensure that dogs do not starve during lockdown.  The different RBA wings in Thimphu, Phuentsholing, Samtse, Gelephu, Chukha, Haa, Paro, Wangdue Phodrang, and Samdrup Jongkhar will be operating in their respective towns to feed the dogs daily.  …

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