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Formerly conjoined twins Nima and Dawa doing well

The conjoined twins, Nima  Jamyang Pelden and Dawa Jamyang Pelden were born on 14 July 2017 in Phuentsholing Hospital. The identical twins were joined at the thorax and the abdomen region. They were successfully separated on 9 November 2018 at Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne, Australia. They have been …

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10 gewogs under Samtse Dzongkhag raise concern over 9 bailey bridges along the Samtse secondary national highway

Samtse Dzongkhag has 15 gewogs of which 10 gewogs are connected by 9 bailey bridges starting from Samtse Dzongkhag center till Norbugang gewog which is the furthest among all the 10 gewogs. Norgaygang, Tendruk, Pemaling, Tashocholing, Namgaycholing, Sangacholing, Yoeseltshe, Ugyentshe, Norbugang and gewog administration of Samtse are the 10 gewogs …

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MPs question making fronting a fourth degree felony

The new section fronting which was introduced during the 1st and 2nd reading session was re-discussed yesterday as well. An extensive debate took place on the offence of fronting, but it drew no conclusion as such and the issue will be discussed again in the coming week. Fronting definition states, …

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Yab Dasho Ugyen Dorji passes away

Yab Dasho Ugyen Dorji passed away peacefully in the early hours on the 8th day of the 3rd month of the Female Earth Pig Year (12th May, 2019) at his residence in Punakha, in the presence of His Holiness the Je Khenpo, who conducted Phowa. His Eminence Gyalse Trulku, senior …

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