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120 boxers take part in second National Boxing Championship

The second national boxing championship was held in Phuentsholing Middle Secondary School, Chhukha Dzongkhag with 120 boxers (inclusive of sub-junior boxers). The first national boxing championship was organized in 2016 at the Royal Institute of Management hall in Thimphu. The event is fully financed by Bhutan Boxing Federation (BBF) and …

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Lhamoyzingkha- most affected by human-elephant conflict

The human-elephant conflict still remains a major issue in southern region with various incidences of encounter with even rampant destruction in Lhamoyzingkha Dungkhag. The area is located within the buffer area in the west of Phibsoo wildlife sanctuary. This is believed to be one reason for the pattern. The regional …

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Quality of education and skills to given a priority

While a commendable progress has been made in education system over the years and is very close to achieving universal primary education in a current scenario, the main question, however, has always been on the quality of education and training in country. Numerous studies highlighted the shortcomings in both learning …

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Parliament discusses digitalization of television

During the question and hour session, the Dewathang-Gomdar MP Ugyen Dorji raised an issue on digitalization of television, that is switching from Analog to Digital system and the confusion created among the public. The MP said that there is a lot of confusion and concerns among the public regarding digitalization …

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Father arrested for raping 11-year-old daughter

Panbang police apprehended a 36-year-old man from Goshing gewog in Pangbang. He was arrested for raping his biological daughter, who is just 11 years old and a fifth grader. The incident was informed to police by the school principal at around 10 am on 21 December. Police said that the …

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