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Two charges against anesthetic technician of JDWNRH by OAG

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) presented its preliminary hearing in the Thimphu District Court against the accused, a 30-year-old anesthetic technician of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH). Two charges have been made against the accused, one for raping a married woman and the other charge is …

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DNT launches 46 candidates

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) launched 46 candidates on 1st June.  DNT said that its candidate from Dogar-Shaba, Nima Tshering couldn’t make it for the launch as the candidate is resigning. However, DNT plans to introduce a replacement candidate soon. Of the 46 candidates, 5 are women. Five former parliamentarians and …

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Chechay Sanitary Napkin to hit the Bhutanese market soon

Pema Chozom, 28, a young entrepreneur from Trashigang intends to revolutionize menstrual health and hygiene for women and girls by designing a simple environment friendly sanitary pad called Chechay Sanitary Napkin. Pema Chozom has been working on this project for about 7 months and is determined to provide affordable sanitary …

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MoHCA and Dzongkhags dispel Khegpa rumors

The speculation of headhunters or Khegpas abducting people for their heads is just a rumor as stated by competent authorities. Following the widespread rumors and the panic it caused among many people across Bhutan, the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MoHCA) affirmed that any individual spreading such false alarm …

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The 7 candidates explain why they joined PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) introduced seven new candidates last week. The candidates are a mixture of well known National Council faces and senior former bureaucrats, all seen as ‘strong candidates’ based on their background and qualifications.   Former Cabinet Secretary, Kinzang Wangdi The former Cabinet Secretary, Kinzang Wangdi, who …

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