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ACC to prosecute Lhakhang Karpo case in High Court

For the sake of fairness, the OAG has decided to hand over the case to the ACC Appeal: The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) will appeal to the High Court against the Haa district court’s judgment after reviewing the acquittal verdicts of the foreign minister and the project manager in the Lhakhang Karpo conservation project case.

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Injectable inactivated polio vaccine introduced

The vaccine, which will be injected at 14 weeks will provide the best protection against polio Immunisation: Bhutan introduced the injectable inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) in addition to the existing oral polio vaccine (OPV) into routine immunisation across the country on July 4.

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Amochu flood leaves seven families homeless

No help has come from the authorities so far

Flood: The Amochu, which flooded the Bangay Bazar area yesterday morning in Phuentsholing, left behind seven families with no homes.

While sweeping away their homes, the floodwaters also flooded a brick factory and submerged two excavators and three school buses downstream.

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Assessment on lake outburst begins

An expedition from department of hydro-met services will be fielded soon to study the outburst and ascertain the lake’s name

Flood: The Lemthang tsho (lake) outburst on June 28 evening in Laya washed away six wooden bridges  (bazams) including the only bridge that connects Laya to the rest of Gasa dzongkhag.

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BBIN motor vehicle agreement signed

Trade: A Bhutanese commercial truck should be able to transport locally grown fruits all the way to Dhaka and bring back goods like clothes starting some time next year, following the signing of the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal Motor Vehicle Agreement (BBIN MVA) in Thimphu, yesterday.

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