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Four women among BCSE toppers

Civil service: Kinley Zam with a BA in English honours from Sherubtse College topped the Bhutan Civil Service Examination (BCSE) general category securing 69.23 percent while Tsheten Dorji with a BA in Language and Literature from the College of Language and Cultural Studies (CLCS) topped the Dzongkha category scoring 68.82 percent.

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Govt. proposes Film Commission

Media: The Information Communications and Media Bill 2016 empowers the information and communications minister to establish a Film Commission that will be responsible for promotion, development and providing support to the audio-visual and film industry.

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Woman causes scene at court

Raises questions on whether mentally challenged detainees should be tried separately
Crime: Thimphu police charged a 24-year-old woman from Wanduephodrang on eight counts of offences with each ranging from one month to a year prison terms for alleged battery of a taxi driver at Thimphu taxi stand on August 24.

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2.1 billion Yen grant for Bhutan

Assistance: The signing ceremony of the Exchange of Notes (E/N) for “the Project for Reconstruction of Bridges on Primary National Highway No.4” will be held on December 16 in New Delhi, according to a press release issued by the Embassy of Japan.

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Nyerachu stone quarry lease renewed

Quarry: Villagers of Taksha and Silli are hopeful that the Punatsangchhu Hydropower Project Authority (PHPA)-I will practice its corporate social responsibility following the renewal of the Nyerachu stone quarry lease agreement.

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