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Cottage and small industry sees a 20 percent growth

The cottage and small industry (CSI) has grown by about 20 percent between June last year and June this year. According to the CSI annual report published by Department of Cottage and Small Industry (DCSI), there are 20,195 licensed and operational CSIs in the country as of June 15, this …

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We could do with fewer gewogs than we have

Is reduction in the number of gewogs good? Looking from the perceptive of administrative efficiency the fewer the number of gewogs we have the better. When decentralisation process began in the early 1980s Bhutanese communities were far apart from each other, separated by difficult terrain. That was perhaps the reason …

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Team Gedu College won the finals of the Special Reserve Police Force (SRPF) open football tournament on July 14 beating Mega XI.The winners bagged Nu 50,000 while the runners up won Nu 30,000. A total of 10 teams participated in the tournament. The tournament kicked off on May 27 to …

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Ball Blasters win first women’s open volleyball championship

Ball Blasters, the women’s volleyball team from Trongsa, defeated team Trashigang Sports Association in the finals of the first Women’s open volleyball championship at Changlingmithang, Thimphu yesterday. The final saw Ball Blasters win first two sets 25-22 and 25-14. Trashigang Sports Association won the third set to extend the match …

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On whom does regulatory mandate fall?

The people are concerned by the disturbing pictures being posted and shared on social media platforms. Sometimes it is the severed bodies from accident sites, at other times, they are picture of suicides. And no action is taken against such acts. Although Bhutan Information, Communications and Media Act 2006 states …

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As it opens to traffic, Amochhu Bridge connects communities

The 175m 3D-parabolic semi-through steel arch, Amochhu bridge opened to traffic on July 14 connecting Phuentsholing to Samtse and Haa. It is the longest bridge and the first of its kind in the country.

After it took nine years and three months to be built, the 175-metre Amochhu Bridge opened to traffic on July 14. The bridge that now officially connects Phuentsholing, Chukha with Samtse and Haa is the longest bridge and the first of its kind in the country. It is a 3D-parabolic …

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Picture story

Golden Youth Award in Thimphu on July 14.

Kinley Yangden from Druk School bagged the Golden Youth Award in Thimphu on July 14. Eighty tenth-graders from across the country participated in the camp. Karma Tshering Phuntsho from Motithang Higher Secondary School was the first runners up followed by Jamtsho from Gongzim Ugyen Dorji Central School and Karma Kuenzang …

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Missing person found at Tala dam

Chukha police found the body of 22-year-old man who went missing on July 8 from Danglo village in Namseyling gewog, Thimphu. The deceased was originally from Pakchina village in Samphyeling gewog in Chukha. The body was found in the dam of Tala Hydropower Project at around 8am yesterday. “Most cases …

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