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Bhutan makes progress in childcare and development

But certain areas still require addressing 
Report: About one in five children under the age of five in Bhutan still remain stunted, the UNICEF’s representative to Bhutan, Shaheen Nilofer, said during the launch of the State of the World’s Children (SWC) report yesterday.

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Cases involving police personnel dealt with strictly

Council: Five policemen are either on suspension or under trial for various crimes.

The ministry has revealed this in a written response to the National Council (NC), which in the wake of media reports of police personnel being involved in crimes, had enquired what actions were taken on the accused. The house received the written response earlier this month.

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Picture story

His Majesty The King with the people of Jomotshangkha, Samdrupjongkhar. His Majesty spent the day meeting with the people of Serthi at Minjiwoong village, and, later, the people of Jomotshangkha at the dungkhag. His Majesty The King is accompanied by His Royal Highness the Gyaltshab. 

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Assembly passes BBIN agreement amid resistance

28 vote in favour, 10 against, and 3 abstain

BBIN: The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) transport agreement passed its first parliamentary hurdle yesterday when the National Assembly endorsed the sub-regional agreement amid stiff resistance from the opposition.

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