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TCB clears tour guide of sexual harassment and fraud charges

The penalty of Nu 10,000, which the Tourism Council of Bhutan imposed on a tour guide on April 14, was for breaching two sections of the guides’ code of conduct by being in a relationship with the tourist and soliciting money, and not for alleged sexual harassment, fraud and providing the tourist non-prescribed antibiotics.

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Promoting innovation and creativity 

Recognising their innovation, an incense maker, a milk processing unit, a baker, and a traditional paper maker, bagged awards at the Bhutan Enterprise Awards coinciding with the World Intellectual Property (IP) day in Thimphu yesterday.

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Her Majesty in Lhuentse

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck met the students and teachers of Tangmachu Central School, Lhuentse HSS, Minji MSS and Autsho MSS on April 25 during Her Majesty’s High Level Advocacy Tour

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Flash flood cuts off Gasa

Gasa is once again cut off after a flash flood washed away a section of road at Tashithang along the Punakha-Gasa highway on the night of April 25.

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Norzin Lam community opposes 15-minute parking rule

About 30 house owners and shopkeepers of Norzin Lam approached the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) yesterday and alleged that the thromde did not consult them nor did they agree to the proposed 15-minute parking limit for vehicles on the street

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Pemagatshel declared malaria free

Pemagatshel dzongkhag was awarded a certificate for not reporting a single case of locally transmitted malaria in the last four years. The recognition was awarded yesterday in Nganglam where the World Malaria Day, themed “End Malaria for Good,” was observed.

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Four convicted in assault and battery case

Haa dzongkhag court sentenced three soldiers of the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) Demo Company in Haa on April 20 to 18 months compoundable imprisonment for their involvement in an assault and battery case. They can pay in lieu of the prison terms.

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