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ADB to support climate-resilient economic development in SAARC region

Climate: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue to support efforts to foster environmental sustainability, climate-resilient economic development and enhanced climate and disaster risk management in SAARC countries, the advisor for the South Asian department of the ADB, Liping Zheng, has assured.

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Closing hearing on counterfeit US dollar case held

The closing hearing was held on February 16 at the Paro dzongkhag court Legal: The prosecutor of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), during the closing hearing of a case involving counterfeit US dollars, submitted that the two defendants be charged for illegal possession of counterfeit notes, at the Paro dzongkhag court on February 16.

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Suspect confesses to murder

Crime: The 22-year-old man, detained by Thimphu police on February 9, suspected to have been involved in the death of a 24-year-old security guard with the Jachung Security Services has confessed to the crime, according to police.

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Bumthang sees less Black-necked cranes

Arrival of black-necked cranes has drastically decreased compared to last year Conservation: This year, the number of black-necked cranes (BNC) in Bumthang has decreased drastically while those that arrived have also left their winter grounds much earlier.

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Conference on responsible entrepreneurship underway

Rotary: Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay announced that a GNH Certification for Business system will be introduced in the country soon on the opening day of a three-day conference on responsible entrepreneurship towards sustainable development that began in Thimphu yesterday, according to a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office.

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My Country, My Town