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Dog population management programme wins award


Over 56,000 strays have been sterilised and vaccinated so far Canines: Over 56,000 stray dogs have been sterilised and vaccinated against rabies in the past six years in the country.  Another 2,100 cats were also sterilised and vaccinated. This was done through the catch, neuter, vaccinate and release protocol, as ...

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National squad not yet finalised


Tickets for Bhutan vs China game available for advance booking Football: With only a month left for the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualification match against Hong Kong on June 11, three new players are expected to join the national football squad. Bhutan Football Federation’s (BBF) media spokesperson, ...

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Medical team to begin returning tomorrow


Quake: The Bhutanese medical team in Nepal will begin the return process to Bhutan with a first batch of 26 arriving tomorrow. A second batch is expected on Thursday. The medical team was dispatched to Nepal on the command of His Majesty the King on April 27, following the 7.8 ...

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Milk groups turn sour in Trashigang


Members demand better management and transparency Dairy: The formation of dairy groups in Trashigang started off well with farmers earning good cash income, but all is not going well today. Instances of the group funds being misused, mismanagement, members starting to leave, disharmony within the groups, lack of transportation and ...

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Taxi stands to ease congestion


Pick up and drop stands to be readied in 10 days Road: Thimphu thromde will establish nineteen taxi stands along the expressway between Lungtenzampa and Babesa. Some 1,104 taxi drivers in the capital met with Chief of Police Brigadier Kipchu Namgyel on Saturday. Kipchu Namgyel said that pick-and-drop stands for ...

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Youth XI crowned K4 Cup champions


Cricket: Youth XI defeated Tashas United by 151 runs and was crowned the champions of K4 Cup 2015. Sonam Dargay  gave Youth XI a resilient comeback in the middle overs to set a target of 264 runs for Tashas United to chase. Until then, Tashas United were taking wickets at ...

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MHP cost shoots up to 45 billion


Hydropower: The construction cost of Mangdechhu Hydropower Project (MHP) is going to escalate to Nu 45 billion when the project completes by its rescheduled deadline in March 2018. The cost of the project was initially estimated at Nu 28.96 billion. The project is also delayed by six months, pushing back ...

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ENT camp in east treats more than 1, 000 patients


Health: More than 1,300 people from across the eastern region of the country were examined and treated during the mobile ENT (ear, nose, throat) camp that ended in Trashigang on Thursday. Of the total, about 90 patients with cases related to ears and nose underwent surgery during the four-day camp. ...

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Progress report on Drametse monastery renovation project


Heritage: Renovation works on the Drametse monastery that began last year are in full swing. Coordinated and supervised by Sungtrul rinpoche, the head of Drametse Gomdey dratshang, villagers from three gewogs are contributing labour.  The renovation team also includes local carpenters and masons. They are currently working on the ground ...

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