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Firefighters save Tango Monastery

Fire: After battling it for more than three days, around 300 firefighters including members of the armed forces, DeSuups, foresters, civil servants, monks, villagers and other volunteers managed to control the blaze near Tango monastery yesterday.

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His Majesty The King grants dhar

His Majesty The King granted dhar to appoint the Secretaries of International Boundaries and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and to promote two Lieutenant Colonels from the RBG and RBA to the rank of Colonel.

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High Court sentences two to life for murder

The two convicted men murdered a villager who they suspected of sorcery
Verdict: The High Court, on February 9, sentenced two men, Dorji Gyeltshen and Tenzin Dorji, from Gomdar in Samdrupjongkhar to life imprisonment for murdering a villager, who they suspected of sorcery, in 2015.

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Committed to people’s concerns clarifies DANTAK

DANTAK chief engineer claims he was misquoted and misinterpreted  Signage: The issue about the project DANTAK signboard in Bondey, Paro, which welcomes visitors to Bhutan, according to DANTAK chief engineer PKG Mishra, was discussed with the works and human settlement minister right after receiving the letter from the ministry.

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Spouting structural imbalance in the economy

Economy: Having realised economic growth of 7.6 percent in the past three decades, Bhutan is the one of the most successful countries, said senior economist and resident representative of the World Bank, Yoichiro Ishihara, at a panel discussion following the Launch of economic early warning system yesterday.

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The trees that make our forests

Forest: Dagana, Pemagatshel and Zhemgang have the most forest cover with 83 percent of the dzongkhags under vegetation, according to the recently released national forest inventory (NFI) report.

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