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Landslides at Ossey close traffic for 18 days

About 300ms of the road’s formation width was completely washed off

Carrying her two-year-old child on the back and holding her six-year-old daughter by the hand, Bhimla, 24, climbed a steep slope for about 25 minutes and walked down the slippery trail for another 15 minutes. She was trans-shifting the Ossey block to take her elder daughter, who was admitted at Jigmecholing basic health unit (BHU) to the Central Regional Referral Hospital (CRRH) in Gelephu.

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Party presidents debate on manifestos

DNT to uplift the low and middle class If elected, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) would put in place policies that will encourage use of alternative sources of energy to reduce the country’s trade deficit as majority of imports are fossil fuel and other petroleum products, one of the founders of …

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The party presidents debate

Experience matters  Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) president Pema Gyamtsho’s arguments at the first presidential debate revolved around the party’s vision of self-reliance by 2025 and vouched on its experience both as the ruling party and as opposition. The DPT president said that the Asian Development Bank rated Bhutan as the …

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Postal ballots dispatch begins

Election officials at the Democracy House prepare postal ballots yesterday for the primary round of the National Assembly elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan will dispatch postal ballots for the primary round of the National Assembly elections to overseas voters today. ECB officials said that of the numerous overseas destinations, they would complete dispatch at least to New York, USA, and Australia where there is large concentration of Bhutanese.

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