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Assessment on lake outburst begins

An expedition from department of hydro-met services will be fielded soon to study the outburst and ascertain the lake’s name

Flood: The Lemthang tsho (lake) outburst on June 28 evening in Laya washed away six wooden bridges  (bazams) including the only bridge that connects Laya to the rest of Gasa dzongkhag.

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BICMA finds publisher liable in placing scam ad

Media: In relation to a scam placed in Tashi Delek, the inflight magazine for the national airline Drukair, the Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) has found publisher Bhutan Observer liable for the losses suffered by three people who responded to the advertisement.

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June -Trongsa’s wettest month

Monsoon contributes about 72 percent of the total annual rainfall in Bhutan

Monsoon: Measuring 66.7mm, Trongsa received the highest rainfall in the country this month, breaking its record of 47.4mm in 2010 in the same month, records with meteorology division show.

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Student’s body found

Update: A week after he was washed away, Thimphu police yesterday found the body of a 14-year-old Dechenchholing HSS student in the Wangchu below the school for language and cultural  studies, Babesa.

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A good lesson

The Monday evening “lake outburst flood” fortunately didn’t cause any damage to life or property along the Punakha–Wangdue valley although it did wash away some bridges high up in Gasa and Laya.

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Top teams prepare to have it out

A total of at least Nu 1.3 million is up for grabs

Football: Football enthusiasts will see some of the top clubs from Thimphu, Paro, Punakha and Phuentsholing clash when the national football league tournament kicks off on July 5.

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Getting set for the monsoon

If the week that just went by was wet, we had better be prepared for worse.  Monsoon has just begun and we will see more rain in the coming days, going by the weather forecast.

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