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Sacred kurims conducted for The Gyalsey’s birth

Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen in the best of her health  Royal Birth: A sacred kurim is being simultaneously conducted in dzongs and important monasteries across the country for the well being of His Majesty the King and for the good health of Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen as the nation joyfully awaits the birth of the Gyalsey.

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Thrompons elected

A close call for Uttar Rai in P/ling

Candidates assures he will nozt differentiate “Yes” and “No” voters URPhuentsholing: It is 7:30pm. There are no celebrations at Neydra village in Phuentsholing even after their village boy Uttar Kumar Rai was elected as the second thrompon of Phuentsholing thromde.

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From vast paddy fields to grazing grounds

For security reasons there is a shortage of workers from across the border hampering paddy cultivation in Gelephu

Labour: Vast fertile and flat paddy land with a reliable source of water for irrigation, and adequate labour is what many farmers dream of. Gelephu has exactly that. There is no dearth of market as most farmers have tied up with the Food Corporation of Bhutan.

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Former Phuentsholing thrompon disqualified

Now lone candidate Uttar Rai will be elected based on “yes” and “no” votes

Election: With just two days left for the poll day, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) disqualified former Phuentsholing thrompon, Tsheten Dorji from contesting for a second term.

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Rumours are the biggest fear in a small country: OL

Leader of Opposition on tour of the dzongkhags

Visit: The Opposition Leader, (Dr) Pema Gyamtsho, expressed concern about the extent of gossip and rumours that made the rounds during the second parliamentary elections, during an interaction with civil servants and local government officials in Samdrupjongkhar, yesterday.

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