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P’ling introduces zebra crossings

Some are appreciative, others annoyed 

Road: Numerous additional zebra crossing were recently introduced in Phuentsholing.

However, while pedestrians are appreciative, complaints by drivers that the crossings are adding to traffic congestion are increasing.

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Gamung’s long wait for water

Water: In a small village called Gamung in upper Shali in Shumar gewog, winter means fetching water from a stream and searching for water sources. The village has been facing an acute water shortage for years. Villagers are frustrated with the water problem especially during the winter seasons. While the …

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Hema Hema not barred, being reviewed: BICMA

Film: The Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority (BICMA) issued a clarification yesterday that Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche’s fourth feature film Hema Hema; Sing Me a Song While I Wait is not barred from screening but is being reviewed.

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Their Majesties return to Thimphu

On the way back to Thimphu, the business community, and the dzongkhag officials of Trongsa gathered at the town centre to offer farewell tshogchang to His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen yesterday morning. Before meeting the people in Trongsa town, His Majesty The King visited the site …

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RUB plans to introduce programme on social policy

Policy: Parliamentarians, civil servants, leaders of non-government and civil society organisations are attending a ten-day certificate course on social policy that started on December 21 at the College of Natural Resources in Lobesa, Punakha.

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