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Mining company told to avoid using old bridges

The regional Department of Roads in Samdrupjongkhar has written twice to the State Mining Corporation Ltd in Samdrupcholing dungkhag, reminding them that trucks, which ferry coal should not be allowed to ply on bailey bridges as agreed before the mining company was established.

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Caste system practices questioned

While the Constitution guarantees equality and prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, language, religion, politics or other status, some sections of the country allege they are discriminated based on their caste.

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Fire razes 14 temporary sheds in Nganglam

19 families affected A fire razed 14 temporary sheds to the ground leaving 19 families homeless in Tsenkari, in Nganglam, Pemagatshel early yesterday morning. A Bolero pick-up and an Alto car parked in front of the shops were also destroyed by the fire.

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