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OSCC may be established, finally

MTR: Royal Bhutan Police and the agencies dealing with forensic investigations have their best chance to push for the long-awaited integrated forensic lab in the country.

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TVET blueprint to guide reforms

It will be submitted to the Cabinet next month

Labour: The labour ministry’s target to employ 90 percent of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) graduates in the 11th Plan is well on track with the ministry achieving almost 80 percent target.

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BICMA seizes illegal internet antennas

Internet: The Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) recently removed and confiscated antennas being used to acquire internet services from across the border during a raid in Phuentsholing.

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Catching and keeping up

The IT park has achieved its contractual obligation of employing more than 700 Bhutanese by 2016. The majority are engaged in photo editing for an FDI company while a small number are software developers working for various companies, both FDI and local.

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108,000 Sokshing plantation this Sunday

Tree of life dedicated to The Gyalsey

Tendril: The skills at taking on hard red soil at Kuenselphodrang may be missing, but the spirit was not, as 1,500 students of Kelki, Rinchen and Changzamtog, volunteered to dig 5,000 pits to plant tree saplings on Saturday.

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Pazaps beat Takins in overtime

Basketball: Pazaps defeated Takins 78-68 in the first overtime (OT) period of the on-going Pepsi A-league basketball tournament at the Swimming Pool Complex in Thimphu yesterday.

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National veteran volleyball tournament

Team Big-Bang (white)defeated Paro Tiger United to win the first national veteran volleyball tournament in Changlimithang yesterday. The winners took home a cash prize of Nu 30,000 along with a trophy and certificates. The runners-up were given Nu 20,000, a trophy and certificates.  A total of seven teams took part …

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